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 Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow
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
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!
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
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
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
Easter is upon us, and starting from tomorrow, Palm Sunday, St Peter’s Church in Limpsfield Village and St Andrew’s Church in Limpsfield Chart will be a hive of activity with Easter services and other activities throughout Holy Week… Full list below. Continue reading Easter Week Services in Limpsfield
Surrey Dance School has had fantastic results from their end of year examinations again, with all dancers attaining outstanding results.
Continue reading Surrey Dance School pupils excel again
Sarah Cheeseman’s creative pebble art is currently on display and sale in Limpsfield’s Avalanche Gallery. While the local mum doesn’t actually live in Limpsfield, she regularly treks down Titsey Hill from her home “in the clouds” (aka Woldingham) , with children attending Funky Feet at Surrey Dance and for visits to Limpsfield Ceramics. Continue reading Stone noses – Sarah Cheeseman talks about her pebble art