With high street banks closing their local branches at an alarming rate (NatWest is due to close in February 2023, which leaves Oxted and Limpsfield with HSBC and the Yorkshire Building Society), it’s no surprise that our post offices, including our local village ones, are feeling the pressure with many people now using them for their everyday banking services.
Limpsfield Memorial Stores and Post Office on Limpsfield High Street, has been run by the community for the benefit of the community since 1999 with minimum paid employees and a reliance on volunteers in both the shop and the Post Office.
They are currently looking for volunteer help in the stores, but particularly in the Post Office. So if you are looking for something interesting and can commit to a minimum of half a day a week, then they’d love to hear from you.
Limpsfield Parish Council held the official launch of the Limpsfield Way circular walk and Limpsfield Community Cycle Route on Saturday afternoon (24 September), with Cllr Ann Osborn hosting the event and Chairman John Thompson cutting the ribbon.
The Limpsfield Cookery School will once again be opening their courtyards to welcome local businesses for a Summer Food, Drink and Artisan Fair on Sunday 10th July 2022.
We are back into Lockdown and while many people are still going about their daily business, with schools and colleges all still open, there will be some people who need assistance with shopping, prescriptions and other supplies during this period. Here is the latest information for local residents during this time.
This year, due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19, Limpsfield in Bloom will host a virtual judging day on July 9th 2020, complete with Battle of Britain themed “elevenses” (coffee and cake at 11AM) outside Memorial Stores, courtesy of The Limpsfield Cookery School and Coffee @ Kiwi House and check out our very own spitfire! Continue reading
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
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
In July, the Prince’s Countryside Fund launched its Village Survival Guide – a guide to help rural villages and communities survive and thrive in challenging times and includes many inspirational examples of villages and local businesses who are determined to keep their unique communities going.
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