The Limpsfield Blog

The Bull – witness to hundreds of years of Limpsfield shenanigans

Winston Churchill, Jeremy Thorpe, Edward VII, Queen Victoria and Eric The Keys… just some of the famous and infamous who have passed by or through the the doors of The Bull Inn…  Continue reading The Bull – witness to hundreds of years of Limpsfield shenanigans

Leo Davis – Photographer and Rooftopologist

Leo Davis moved to Limpsfield from Sydenham four years ago and lives on Pebble Hill. A self-confessed “student of photography”, in that he’s constantly learning and developing, he’s often to be spotted around Limpsfield, camera in hand. A selection of his photography is available at Avalanche Gallery. Read about him here…   Continue reading Leo Davis – Photographer and Rooftopologist

Don’t Miss: One World Group’s Open Gardens tomorrow

This Monday, 28th May, 2-6pm the One World Group, Oxted is hosting open gardens in six beautiful locations around Limpsfield and Oxted. Teas will be available at two of the gardens and you’ll also be able to buy plants and tickets for a raffle.

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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!)