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September 2011

Village People

1st of September 2011

Ann and Tony Soanes would like to thank all their friends for the kindness and good wishes they received on the occasion of their Golden Wedding in June. A thank you from Audrey Robinson to the many who attended and contributed to a Coffee Morning held on 20 July in aid of The Hospice of [...]

Horticultural Society Talk

1st of September 2011

On Monday 27 June Maria Coote RHS Dip.Hort. gave a talk on pest and diseases in the Small Hall. Her very informative talk, together with samples and specimens, gave her enthralled audience plenty to think about. Before coffee and biscuits were served following this talk, she answered numerous questions put to her by a large [...]

Herts Open Studios

1st of September 2011

Once again two Chipperfield artists will be opening their studios to the public during September. Graham Boyd, Blackapple, 54 Scatterdells Lane will be showing his latest abstract acrylics, large and small. 10-11, 16-18 September from 2-6pm. www.grahamboyd.co.uk Dick Onians will be showing wood, stone, metal and resin mostly abstract sculptures at Wayside, next to The [...]

Chipperfield Theatre Group – Robinson Crusoe 19 – 20 January 2012

1st of September 2011

Chipperfield Theatre Group is pleased to announce that its next Pantomime will be ROBINSON CRUSOE. The script is packed with loads of tropical island fun – there’s Robinson and Friday, pirates, strange natives, a shipwreck and tons of fun and mayhem! All the ingredients for the perfect pantomime. So now is the time to take [...]

Chipperfield Choral Society’s Desert Island Discs

1st of September 2011

Chipperfield Village Hall was packed with members and friends of the Choral Society at the end of season party on 25 June to enjoy each other’s company and hear the musical choices of our new Patron and long term friend, Alan Taylor. Alan has devoted his life to music and it was wonderful to hear [...]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society Summer Show

1st of September 2011

The show opened at 2.30pm after the judges had finished awarding their prizes. A wonderful smell of sweet peas at the entrance greeted visitors to the show and the display of flowers was splendid, with the sweet peas arranged to perfection! The roses and other flowers were equally beautiful, these were followed on display by [...]

Abseil For St Francis

1st of September 2011

Calling all daredevils, the Hospice of St Francis has launched another fundraising challenge and is looking for volunteers to go over the top for the hospice. In this case abseiling 100 feet off one of the highest buildings in Hemel Hempstead. Dixons Retail has kindly offered their Head Office building in Maylands Avenue as a [...]

Annual Parish Meeting 2011

1st of September 2011

CPC are pleased to report that the APM on 27 April was much appreciated by the attendees and we were grateful for their applause at the conclusion. The following discussion over a glass of wine was very useful and, in particular, we were able to cover issues such as the lack of burial space and [...]

Chipperfield Churchyard

1st of September 2011

The following is a summary of the information about burials in Chipperfield presented by Mary Nobbs at the meeting held on 16 June to discuss how the village is going to deal with the serious issue of finding further burial space. Chipperfield did not have a graveyard until 1838 when St Paul’s Church was dedicated. [...]

School Quality Award

1st of September 2011

Kings Langley Secondary School are pleased to announce that their Extended Schools Consortium, for whom they are the Lead School, has recently been awarded National Quality in Extended Services (QES) Accreditation. The Kings Langley Consortium, which comprises Kings Langley Secondary and Primary Schools, St Paul’s School Chipperfield, Sarratt Primary School, Bovingdon Primary Academy, Nash Mills [...]

Summer Concert In The Barn

1st of September 2011

Back in 1960 the sound of drums played by Peter Sellers was heard in the Barn of Chipperfield Manor House. On 9 July this year a very different sort of music was heard in the Barn when members of the choir of St Paul’s Church presented a unique Summer Concert to a packed audience. Church [...]

St Paul’s And Holy Cross

1st of September 2011

Sunday 23 July found Judy and I in Christchurch, Clifton, in Bristol for our son James’ wedding. It was a wonderful day, much more so than we could have imagined, and we were left with a very real sense of why has God been so good to us today as we eventually got to bed [...]

St Paul’s Parish Registers

1st of September 2011

We welcome into the family of God’s Church: 6 Aug . Elodie Rose Morris We ask God’s blessing on the marriage of: 18 June. Anthony Joy and Amanda Clements 29 July. James Buckingham and Danielle Boyce 30 July. Kevin Paintin and Helen Olney We commend to God’s merciful keeping: 19 July. Roy Whittaker 4 August. [...]

Baptist Church News

1st of September 2011

We enjoyed the Morris service with St. Pauls on a beautiful July morning, attended by around 100 Morris Dancers who took part in the service and afterwards gave us a great display of dancing. The Family Beetle Evening was exciting and very fast moving! Our thanks to those who organised and prepared for the evening [...]

Baptist Church

1st of September 2011

I write this just before I am off on a short holiday and in the midst of not being too well. Some will know I have been unwell for a number of weeks now and so my activity has been limited. First I want to thank the church for its support and all those lovely [...]

Chipperfield Parish Council Grant Aid

1st of September 2011

Any local group or organisation who wish to apply for grant aid for 2012/13 should apply for an application form by 19 September. The deadline for completed applications is 3 October. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. Application forms and guidance notes can be obtained as follows:- Write to Mrs J Deacon [...]

Kings Langley Belles

1st of September 2011

With just enough girls to enter a team in their league the U10 ‘ s finished 4th in division 1; Chloe Underwood being the leading goalscorer with 20 goals. At the end of season tournaments they came runners up in St Albans then defended their 2010 Knebworth Tournament overcoming last years opponents Hitchin, this time [...]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society Autumn Show

1st of September 2011

After our summer show, featuring roses and sweet peas, now it is the turn of the Chrysanthemums and Dahlias. There are classes for all fruit and vegetables as well as pot plants, asters, gladioli, fuchsias and mixed flowers. Three floral art classes and nine domestic classes from jam to a pumpkin loaf. Handicraft classes for [...]

The Lanes Children’s Centre

1st of September 2011

We hope you all enjoyed a relaxing and fun summer break? It was lovely to see a number of our families at the events we held during the holidays and we hope you had as much fun as we did! On Tuesday 27 September from 7–9pm at the Baptist Church, Bovingdon. We will be holding [...]

The Hacro Tea Bar At The Mount

1st of September 2011

Would you like to bring a smile to the faces of families and friends of men in prison? Imagine how wearisome it must be for them to come to visit by car, or train and bus, especially with children, and often from south of London! On arrival they queue up in the Visitors Centre in [...]