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May 2012

Your Garden In May

1st of May 2012

This is the month when gardening goes into top gear. It is probably too late to get tickets for the Chelsea Show but it should still be possible to get some for the Malvern Spring Show. (See last month’s Chipperfield News for details). No doubt there will be a lot to see on television. The [...]

New Life

1st of May 2012

For the last few weeks I have been out of bed at 6.15am and straight down the garden to look for new lambs. Ewes often give birth at dawn and as my new ewes had never lambed before I was a little nervous. Doris Day is the friendlier of the two; Annie Oakley is a [...]

Village People

1st of May 2012

Diane Bunting of Chipperfield is so excited to announce the Stork has arrived, twice!!!, with the safe arrival of two new grandaughters bringing the grand total to five in four years. Millie Grace, 9lbs3ozs, was born on 20 December, a sister for Poppy,four.  Jane and Spencer live in Bovingdon.   Harriet Lily was born on [...]

Youth Report

1st of May 2012

Hello All! We had a lot of fun back in the end of March when we were able to take a group of around twenty people away for the weekend on our Revive weekend away! It was a lot of fun as you’ll see from the picture!! We spent the weekend getting to know each [...]

Kings Langley Bowls Club

1st of May 2012

Situated to the rear of The Saracens Head, High Street, Kings Langley we are holding a COME AND TRY BOWLS morning at the Kings Langley Bowls Club on Sunday 6 May between 10.00am and 1.00pm. So why not join us and bring along family and friends for a fun morning. There will be a team [...]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society

1st of May 2012

Spring Show – 24 March The Village hall was a sea of yellow with one long side taken over by the most glorious daffodils – from trumpet to miniatures. 19 classes just for them. Classes for all plants and bulbs grown over the winter months and also several classes for vegetables. Floral art classes were [...]

Joan Jackson – 1917 – 2012

1st of May 2012

Joan lived for a great number of years at the top of Little Windmill Hill. She was a regular attender at St Paul’s church and a member of Chipperfield afternoon W.I. and was interested in all that happened in the village. In more recent years she became unable to care for herself and entered the [...]

Roman Catholic Church

1st of May 2012

On Saturday 7 April Fr. Terry celebrated the 50th anniversary of his Ordination. What a milestone. We congratulate him and wish him every blessing. He is celebrating by flying to Tanzania to install a solar powered pump; raising water to serve the people in Nambya where Fr Michael Cantwell worked for so many years.

Baptist Church

1st of May 2012

When faced with any situation, most of us are able to say, “I may, or I may not, do this or that”. Whether it is a difficult life changing decision, just a minor awkward personal choice or something that could possibly alter the lives of many others, we are always faced with choices and choices [...]

St Paul’s And Holy Cross

1st of May 2012

What is electricity? At least we can say it is something which “gives life” to things which, without it, are simply “dead” – like a light bulb – or my computer – or the London Underground! We cannot “see” it, but we are very much aware of its presence and reality when it empowers things [...]

Ian Rennie Grove House Hospice Care

1st of May 2012

Now one year old and on behalf of all the local families we have helped we would like to thank you for your ongoing support. We have been able to ensure that more patients have had the choice to stay at home. We have also been able to offer a respite service and bereavement support. [...]

Rickmansworth Decorative And Fina Arts Society

1st of May 2012

Presents on 8 May a special talk with slides and music, I am the Very Model: Parodies of Victorian Society in the G & S Operas by Peter Medhurst. This should be a fun morning to help celebrate Rickmansworth Week. All talks are held in Sarratt Village Hall, 2nd tuesday of the month, starting at [...]

Good Friday Music

1st of May 2012

The congregation at St Paul’s Church were treated to a moving performance of John Stainer’s choral work, ‘The Crucifixion’. The choir of St Paul’s, together with soloists, Simon Woodhead (bass) and Mark Fleming (tenor) began their melodic interpretation of the Easter story with the events in the Garden of Gethsemane and the agony suffered by [...]

Chipperfield Common Management- Winter 2011-2012

1st of May 2012

Following the retention of our ‘Green Flag’ award (July 2011) and some favourable comments from the judges, the management work on the Common has continued during this winter with input from both our regular contractor and Friends of Chipperfield Common. Over the last three years the paths that surround each of the management compartments have [...]

The Lanes Children’s Centre

1st of May 2012

It was lovely to see a number of our families at our family fun day during the Easter holidays. We hope you all enjoyed the Easter break and the mixture of English weather!?! Starting on 19 April and running until 10 May we will be holding an About Boys course from 9.30–11.30am at Sarratt Village [...]

Found!

1st of May 2012

We are delighted to tell you that our cat, Bilbo, has now been returned to us having been lost since last August. We would like to thank everyone in Chipperfield who spent so much time searching for him. He was eventually found, very emaciated, by a gentleman in Sarratt who cared for him until someone [...]

St Paul’s School

1st of May 2012

Andy Cope visits St Paul’s School On 21 March Andy Cope, author of the well-known Spy Dog series, visited our school. He gave an inspirational talk about how he became an author, where he got the idea for the Spy Dog books, and why you should work hard and never give up on your dreams. [...]

Contact

1st of May 2012

Contact is a Thursday night youth club in St Paul’s, Parish Room We get to do all sorts , including: Pool – Table Tennis – Uno Bowling – Drama – Outdoor Games – Cake Making – Table Football – Pizza Making – Talent Shows – Quasar – Dodgeball – Film Nights – Team Challenges – [...]

Chipperfield Choral Society

1st of May 2012

Saturday 26th May at 7.45pm St Paul’s Church ‘Jubilee!’   A miscellany of music to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. The programme will include Zadok the Priest, I Was Glad, Blest Pair of Sirens, The King Shall Rejoice, Crown Imperial and excerpts from Merrie England. Soprano:Vanessa Bowers, Organist: Nicholas King.  Musical Director: [...]

Chipperfield To Celebrate The Diamond Jubilee In A Big Way

1st of May 2012

You have told us what you would like to see happen. Chipperfield is now prepared for the Village to celebrate in style and we certainly intend to! Please see our dedicated Diamond Jubilee page for all the details