The Limpsfield Blog

RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Yesterday it was announced that the much-loved local journalist, Kevin Black, died on New Year’s Eve in hospital, after a second bout of the cancer he fought off a few years ago.  We are really shocked and saddened to hear about Kevin’s passing and our thoughts and love go out to his family and friends.  Continue reading RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow

The sun was shining for Alison Thompson, manager of Panda Nursery, who celebrated the official launch of her fabulous new building on Glebe Meadow, Limpsfield on Saturday 15th Sept. Continue reading Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow

Limpsfield & St Peter’s Go Floral!

Once again, the village was transformed for Limpsfield in Bloom with hanging baskets, pots, flower beds and other displays colouring the village in a sea of purple, green and white to celebrate the end of WW1 and the suffragette movement, with judging day taking place last Thursday (5 July).

This year, however, the Limpsfield in Bloom organisers decided to go one bigger, staging the first Limpsfield Flower Festival and Celebration Concert in conjunction with St Peter’s Church. Continue reading Limpsfield & St Peter’s Go Floral!

Meet the family behind Limpsfield’s new café

The new kids on the block (aka Limpsfield High Street) are Theresa, Hayley and Sean, who have just opened new café, Coffee at Kiwi House.  If you’ve not been yet, take a trip up the high street – Tuesday to Sunday – for coffee, cakes, breakfasts and light lunches. Continue reading Meet the family behind Limpsfield’s new café

Cider, Crisps and Cricket at The Royal British Legion, Limpsfield!

One of the perfect places to spend a Summer’s afternoon is the Royal British Legion at Grub Street, Limpsfield.  This hidden gem has been part of Limpsfield life for around 80 years and is in a truly lovely location, on the edge of the Grub Street cricket pitch (home to Oxted & Limpsfield Cricket Club) and overlooking the common, Limpsfield CofE Infants School and the Limpsfield Chart Golf Club. Continue reading Cider, Crisps and Cricket at The Royal British Legion, Limpsfield!

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.

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

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