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Guy

Does anyone have internet access that is good enough to watch the BBC iPlayer without stop and starts and who is your provider?

July 18, 2011
Russ

Have no problem with iplayer in scatterdells lane, get average 2mb with BT Broadband

August 9, 2011
Rav

I switched from BT to O2 like and broadband last week, and have 3MB edging to 4 – twice the BT offering. (Nunfield)

September 24, 2011
abby

Hi all we have lost our dog today black white and brown trail hound called bud. 07831390033. Thanks.

December 22, 2012
Carol johnson

Hello all,

Our lovely Black & White cat Lola is missing from tower hill area since 6/2/2013. She’s short haired and quite small. Her body is mainly black but she has a white chest and a white patch down the middle of her face. She doesn’t wear a collar but is chipped. Shes quite shy so likely to run if approached. Her sister is still at home and missing her terribly. We’d be very grateful if you would check sheds, outbuildings etc in case she has got trapped in somewhere (she’s very nosy!)

If you have seen her, or have any news, good or bad please contact carol or Sarah on 01442 833979. Thank you

February 13, 2013
Stewart

Can anybody on this webpage or in the Parish council shed any light on when BT Openreach will install fibre into the village. I have lived in the village since August 2012, and the promised date has slipped back and back and currently states ‘earliest June 2013′. A BT Openreach cabinet on the edge of Kings Langley is clearly marked with “Super fast broadband is available here” – only a couple of miles away from Chipperfield.

I understand that the Parish council may have some control over planner consent for a new / adapted by the road side cabinet. Is this true and what is the status? Is the Parish council blocking any planning application by BT Openreach?

I am simply trying to find out what the issues may be from all involved and/or affected.

February 14, 2013
Mrs M

I have just driven up Tower Hill and noticed that the lovely banner advertising the Chipperfield Village Day has disappeared. On further investigation is appears that the rather over zealous people at the Parish Council have decided that having the banner on the corner contravenes planning law.
This beggars belief – are these people real?
The banner is advertising something that is of interest to the people of Chipperfield and will benefit the people of Chipperfield so why insist on taking it down. Is that not what the Parish Council are supposed to do – ie. work for the benefit of the village?
I, for one, am disgusted that these Parish Council people think that they have the God given right to behave in this disgraceful way.
From checking my council tax bill I can see that we pay for their existence – what a total waste of money. What we are paying for are a few geriatric old dinosaurs to stick their nose in matters that are no concern of theirs simply because they have nothing else to do!
I will be lobbying Dacorum to make the Parish Council contribution voluntary – that will give an indication of how unpopular these people are!

July 3, 2013
John Dickinson

Having just discovered this site and read Mrs M’s comments above, may I put forward a different view.
The banner in question was far from lovely, it appeared to be an advertisement for the Boot pub attached to a hedge. I remember thinking at the time whether it was right that a local business should be hijacking a village event that is always held on the common.
The Parish Council perform many valuable services for the village, only one of which is to protect our village from a plethora of ugly advertising signs that would otherwise appear.
The councillors are genuine people who want to give something to the village, and are prepared to stand up and be counted. They deserve our thanks for this and not ill-informed abuse.

October 11, 2013
Gloria Sweeney

I have just purchased a wonderful new pair of binoculars while at Cley Marshes Norfolk, I now need places to watch birds in this area – can anyone help with this? Thank you

October 14, 2013
Colin Chamberlain

Hi Gloria
I would recommend you look at this site http://www.hnhs.org/birds/index.php which provides details of local sightings of birds. I hope it helps
Colin

November 7, 2013
susan( young) needham

I am trying to find my friend, Diane Lees, she did marry at gentleman called Gary. we were at school together and worked at the Two Brewers Inn. She lived with her family on Scatterdales Lane. She had two sisters Amanda and Penny. We lost touch due to my husbands service in the army.

November 18, 2013
Charlotte

Birthday card addressed to MASTER H WEIR misaddressed and delivered to our house on Tower Hill. Can anyone help with the rightful owner? Contact Charlotte on 01442 831970.

January 7, 2014
Samantha ward

Hi Charlotte I think this May be my sons birthday card I was staying with my mum in tower hill for my sons birthday , and was expecting a card from a friend up north it never arrived, my mum stays at number 41 tower hill, if you still have the card would be great if you could post it or I can get my mum to collect, many thanks.
Samantha ward

January 29, 2014

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