These brilliant photos and information are supplied by Richard Symonds, former (retired) Surrey Recorder for the Brewery History Society, who is the author of A Brewing Heritage, using the twin towns Reigate and Redhill as a case study and still researches all sorts of interesting things to do with beer…! Continue reading “Flashback Friday: The History of George Wickham”
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”
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”
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”
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.
Continue reading “Service! The Limpsfield Cookery School launches this weekend!”
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.
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”
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!”
Calling all budding graphic designers or graphic artists! Limpsfield Parish Council will shortly be launching a new website and thought it would be appropriate to adopt a new logo that represents all that’s great about the Parish of Limpsfield. It’s your community, so the LPC would love your input… Continue reading “Design a logo for Limpsfield – competition”
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?”