Celebrating the life of a local legend, Joyce Carter

Joyce Carter, née Jarrett, passed away on April 20th, at the ripe old age of 92. This much-loved Limpsfield “legend”, owner of Joyce’s on Limpsfield Chart for over 25 years, will be remembered by several generations of local Limpsfield and Limpsfield Chart residents.  Her funeral will be held at St Peters at noon on the 16th of May.
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Neighbourhood Plan – next steps

Over the last year, there has been a lot of “evidence gathering” for the various parts of the plan, with a steering group and topic groups overseeing various areas of research, covering the topics of housing, green spaces, local economy, local character, traffic and parking, amenities and services. The results have now been analysed and the Plan is being drafted… Continue reading “Neighbourhood Plan – next steps”

Time 2 Paint @ Meldon House – a new shop for the High Street

We have another lovely shop opening in Limpsfield next month! Judie Sherriff, owner of Meldon House & Home (currently at The Old Dairy opposite the Everyman Cinema in Oxted) is opening a specialist shop,  Time 2 Paint @ Meldon House that will focus on her decorative paint business as official Surrey stockist for Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. Continue reading “Time 2 Paint @ Meldon House – a new shop for the High Street”

Community Orchard Poetry Competition

Last week, Helen Ellson, Chair of The Limpsfield Community Orchard, met with the children at Limpsfield’s CofE Infants School who penned the winning poems in this year’s Community Orchard Poetry Competition. Continue reading “Community Orchard Poetry Competition”

Tenchleys Manor – memories from childhood

When I was a little girl, I spent a lot of time at Tenchleys Manor, the then home of one of my childhood friends, Alexia.  I lived in a fairly old house myself on Trevereux Hill, but was in awe of the size, age and history of this ancient Manor House. It seemed enormous and spooky to me, then. It’s still huge of course, but not quite as spooky…at least during the day;)  Continue reading “Tenchleys Manor – memories from childhood”

Quick guide to the local elections – Limpsfield candidates

The Tandridge District Council elections are this Thursday, May 3rd. Your polling station is at St Peter’s Church Hall.  We’ve all learned in the last couple of years that every vote really does count…and you can’t complain about the results if you haven’t bothered to vote!!

So, here’s a quick who’s who of the candidates standing for the Limpsfield Ward.  Continue reading “Quick guide to the local elections – Limpsfield candidates”

Don’t Miss: Panda Nursery’s Ultimate Quiz Night 18 May (Adults only!)

Panda Nursery will be hosting an Ultimate Quiz Night to raise funds on 18 May, from 7:30pm for an 8pm start.  The event will be hosted by one of the UK’s most prolific professional quizmasters – who also happens to be a Panda dad! All proceeds are going to Friends of Panda (Panda Nursery) to help fund activities and equipment. Continue reading “Don’t Miss: Panda Nursery’s Ultimate Quiz Night 18 May (Adults only!)”

An apple a day keeps the doctor away – a visit to Limpsfield’s Community Orchard

This weekend, Saturday May 5th, the Limpsfield Community Orchard is hosting its annual blossom viewing – from 10.30 to 12.00 – with coffee/tea and apple cake as usual!  Everyone is invited. It’s a lovely thing to do with all the family.

On the recent warm weekend, I went to meet the dedicated team running the orchard. This fruit-loving bunch set up the project to help people of all ages to appreciate and grow their own fruit – in their own gardens and local spaces…   Continue reading “An apple a day keeps the doctor away – a visit to Limpsfield’s Community Orchard”

Lucy’s Love Lies Accepted for Cannes Short Film Corner!

Linger Longer Films’ debut production, Love Lies (previously featured on our blog, here) has been accepted for the Short Film Corner (Court Métrage) at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival next month.  Continue reading “Lucy’s Love Lies Accepted for Cannes Short Film Corner!”

Get involved: Limpsfield in Bloom

Spring has definitely sprung this week and thoughts turn to our gardens and this year’s Britain in Bloom. As ever, our entry into this national competition run by the Royal Horticultural Society is expertly handled by Limpsfield In Bloom, who have had a lot of success in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition, winning many Gold medals over the years!

This amazing bunch of green-fingered volunteers, led by Ann Osborn and Lilian Hindley, keep the village looking lovely – from flowerbeds, troughs, borders and baskets, to verges and village signs. They also run educational activities with Limpsfield CofE Infants School.  They need more volunteers of all ages to help them keep the village looking lovely… Continue reading “Get involved: Limpsfield in Bloom”