A crafty new venture for Ashley

Limpsfield Parish councillor, Ashley Fosdike has embarked on her own crafty little business. The Green Room studio in Ashley’s back garden (just off the A25) is the perfect setting for small groups to while away a few hours creating and painting under Ashley’s expert tuition. Continue reading A crafty new venture for Ashley

Growing social with Limpsfield in Bloom

Limpsfield in Bloom is very proud of its many golds for the annual Britain in Bloom competition, which is run by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to promote community gardening. This year’s Britain in Bloom, themed ‘Grow Social’,  highlights the importance of the scheme’s community and volunteer involvement, that aims to draw communities together in a combined effort by people of all ages and backgrounds to improve where they live and work. Continue reading Growing social with Limpsfield in Bloom

Another magic Wassail for the Limpsfield Community Orchard

This year’s Limpsfield Community Orchard Wassail party was yet another sparkling success with over 150 people coming along to join in our fruity festivities and one couple even using the special occasion to get engaged! Continue reading Another magic Wassail for the Limpsfield Community Orchard

Service! The Limpsfield Cookery School launches this weekend!

A lovely new business is about to launch in Limpsfield, and it will hopefully whet your palette and get your taste buds going! The Limpsfield Cookery School, founded by former stockbroker, Jacqueline Derbyshire, launches on February 8th and aims to bring out the inner chef in everyone.

We chat with Jacqui about the new business and have a nose round the beautifully refurbished “Old Printworks” (opposite Memorial Stores) that the Limpsfield Cookery School will be calling home.
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A new direction for Fancier Dress and Lucy Moore

Last month Fancier Dress celebrated its 12th Halloween as part of Limpsfield High Street. She talks about weathering the changes on the high street and her plans for her businesses going forward.

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Local author, Michael Wilton’s journey to fiction

Michael Wilton is a much loved and well-known face around Limpsfield, having lived in the village since the 1970s and before that, in Gresham Road.  Following a career in communications, he turned to fiction writing in his retirement and has since penned six books, with two more on the way!

He talks to us about his journey to fiction writing, his inspiration and goings-on in Limpsfield… Continue reading Local author, Michael Wilton’s journey to fiction

Talking Turkey at Memorial Stores!

Christmas seems to start earlier each year and it’s no different at Limpsfield Memorial Stores as they prepare for their busiest time of the year.  So it’s time to talk turkey! Continue reading Talking Turkey at Memorial Stores!

What’s hot this Halloween?

If you’re heading for a Halloween party, hosting one or just up fo scaring some trick or treaters, you’ll want to know what’s hot this Halloween!  We asked Fancier Dress owner, Lucy Moore, to pull back the curtain and give us some insights!  Continue reading What’s hot this Halloween?

A dogging nuisance on Limpsfield Chart…

Recently a post by a young woman on the Oxted Facebook Group alerted locals to the fact that she had actually been approached by a couple of men in the woods around the Kent Hatch Road carparks, asking if she was interested in participating in their dogging activities, or in their actual words, “up for it”.

Here’s what it’s all about and what you should do if you stumble across some illicit dogging activity while out on your daily walk… Continue reading A dogging nuisance on Limpsfield Chart…