SSt Peter’s Limpsfield Parish News is a free magazine that is published to 1,100 households in the parish.  It is also made available in electronic (pdf) format on this website.

The current edition: our Winter 2018 issue (colour edition) can be downloaded by clicking the picture below:

Cover of our Winter 2018 edition
Winter 2018 edition

It includes articles on:

  • To be a Pilgrim (and why it changed my life)
  • Wintershall nativity 2017
  • Meldon House and Home
  • A taste of Israel
  • Cat to Stay
  • Derek Ridout remembered
  • The Bull Inn charges into a new era
  • Another gold medal for Limpsfield
  • The village shop
  • News from Devon
  • Swimming Lessons – review
  • Limpsfield Decorative & Fine Arts society
  • Oxted & Limpsfield Music Society

and much more as well as the usual news from clubs and societies around the parish.  We hope you enjoy it.

If you have any feedback on the magazine or contributions for our next issue please sent them to our editorial team ( before 15th January 2019.

Archive of Past Issues

Spring 1987
As part of our 30th anniversary celebrations in 2017 we've reproduced the first three editions of the Parish News in a searchable format here.
Spring 2015
  • Kabuki Theatre
  • The Manor House
  • No Job, No Home, No Hope
  • Still our birds keep vanishing
  • The Revival Centre
  • Limpsfield Wassail 2015
Summer 2015
  • Bluebells
  • impossible Pie
  • Maggie Smith
  • Titsey Place
  • Pilates
  • Victory Bells (V.E. Day)
Autumn 2015
  • Beatrice Harrison
  • Tree felling on Limpsfield Chart
  • Blackberry Gin
  • Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulence
  • Churchyard Regulations
  • Limpsfield Fete 2015
Winter 2015
  • Eric Morgan & Robert Fellowes Obituaries
  • Make a Christmas Fairy
  • One World Group
  • Zimbabwe & the Croydon Link
  • In Memory of Christmas Past - Antoinette Hiles
  • A Glebe Wedding
Spring 2016
  • A touch of folklore (Ravens)
  • Lights in Limpsfield (Thomas Edison)
  • The Church and Facebook
  • Find the Rat Bishop
  • Limpsfield Wassail
  • Obituaries of George Elliott, Cedric Outtrim and Keith Louis
Summer 2016
  • A touch of herb lore
  • Food banks or "hope banks"?
  • The Glebe Meadow - from way back
  • Captain Nevill
  • Limpsfield Golf Club
  • Pheasants
  • Churchyard Quiz
Autumn 2016
  • Squirrels or Martens?
  • Limpsfield Workhouse
  • Via Sacra Walk
  • The Queen: 90th Birthday Thanksgiving Celebration
  • Limpsfield Common Past & Present
  • My Memories of the Orchard
  • Elizabeth Morgan: A life lived to the full
Winter 2016
  • James, our team rector, in the Holy Land
  • A Walk to the End of the World
  • An Ethiopian Pilgrimage
  • Furzedown - a lost hospital
  • Moor House School & College
  • Red Squirrels
  • Limpsfield in Bloom
  • Retirement of Canon Neil Thompson
Spring 2017
  • James, our team rector, on same sex relationships
  • What's happened on the Chart?
  • Two Brilliant Women
  • Bob Parslow - an appreciation
  • Christian Aid Week
  • Our Neighbourhood Plan
  • The Glebe Field
  • Waes Hael - Wassail review and pictures
Summer 2017
  • From Post to Pillar
  • Peter Rabbit's Easter Egg Hunt
  • Ridlands Surprise
  • I know a Hawk from a Handsaw
  • The Greensand Way across Limpsfield
  • Speeding in Limpsfield
  • Seasonal Foods: Redcurrant Tart
  • Limpsfield in Bloom
  • Turning Maidens into Birdies
  • Model Railway Steams into Town
Winter 2017
  • A Journey to the Phillipines
  • A Rare and Amazing Event
  • An Encounter with the Past
  • Surrey President for the 100th Oval Test Match Year
  • Secret Church
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Limpsfield in Bloom
  • Limpsfield Community Orchard
  • South to the Falkland Islands
  • The Oxted & Limpsfield Music Society
Spring 2018
  • The Big Paint
  • An Alaskan Adventure
  • The Bells of Limpsfield
  • Secret Church: The Church Vestry
  • Easter trails in Oxted
  • Farewell to Everyone's Favourite Eyesore
  • New Tandridge Together Lottery
  • Churches Together annual diary
  • Limpsfield Neighbourhood Plan: Update on Progress
  • What's going on at the Golf Club
  • Oxted Men in Sheds
  • Wassail 2018 Review
Summer 2018
  • The Coronation - an eyewitness account
  • A House Built with Love and Friendship
  • The Village Hub
  • Lunch at the Bull
  • Enterprising Limpsfield at the Bull
  • Jane Wilton
  • The Val Darkin Fund
  • Glebe Meadow update
  • Ellice Road Car Park Redevelopment
  • Criss Cross Holiday Club
  • Limpsfield in Bloom
  • Smart Motorways
Autumn 2018
  • The St Peter's Junior Choir
  • Kiwi House
  • Squidgy Ginger and Pumpkin loaf
  • Appoint an Attorney (before it's too late)
  • In Morag's Garden
  • We Will Remember Them
  • Limpsfield Neighbourhood Plan update
  • The Bluehouse Festival 2018
  • Ringing Remembers (and so can you)
  • Golfing Fundraiser a Big Success
  • Christian Aid Week review
  • Lincoln in the Bardo review
  • Titsey Rotary Club
  • Limpsfield in Bloom

Index of issues

TitleAuthorBrief DescriptionIssuePage Number
30 Years YoungIan TolleyA tribute to the St Peter's Parish News on the occasion of its 30th anniversarySpring 201710
A Beautiful AlienPeter OliverPeter writes an appreciation of the pheasantSummer 201617
A Day out with Boris & CharlieCaitlin, Kirsty & JacobA family day out in Staffhurst WoodSummer 201522
A Glebe WeddingPeter CheshirePeter outlines the use of the Glebe field for weddings and how well it worked for his daughter's wedding in SeptemberWinter 201536
A House Built with Love and FriendshipPat DaviesPat describes how her house was built with help from the local communitySummer 201813
A journey through the Holy LandFr Matt DrummondMatt reflects on a remarkable journey through the Holy Land in June 2015Autumn 20154
A Journey through TimeStephen MillsRichard Spiller's nature walk in June 2015 is reviewed.Autumn 201529
A little herb loreKathryn HowarthKathryn shares some tips on using herbs in cookingSummer 201615
An Alaskan AdventureMike DobsonMike describes a trip to Alaska in September 2017Spring 201810
An Encounter with the PastDavid ClaridgeA ghost story as David meets a mysterious clock mender from Stones HillWinter 201715
Another Gold for LimpsfieldAnn OsbornA review of Limpsfield in Bloom's year and an appeal for ideas for next year.Winter 201834
Appoint an Attorney (before it's too late)Jacqueline Lee-LisJacqueline reports on an often overlooked
piece of financial planning
Autumn 201814
A Rare and Amazing EventDerek RidoutDerek describes the extraordinary journey of a balloon released in memory of his wife Jean.Winter 201713
Are you interested in becoming a school governor?Sue VodickaAn appeal for a new school governor for Limpsfield C.E. Infant SchoolSpring 201727
A RecollectionColin McFieThe sad death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor reminds Colin of his visit to St Peter's Church in 1983Winter 201725
Appeal for VolunteersLINK Porter TrustThe Trust needs more telephone volunteersSummer 201834
A Pearl AnniversaryPhillipa CheshirePhillippa of Twos Company Pearls describes her meeting with Shampa who introduced her to the charity Ramabai.Autumn 201710
A Silent CryChris BrewerBook reviewSpring 201520
A Summer of Fun on the Glebe MeadowCaroline CampbellThe Summer Fete and BBQ are reviewed.Autumn 201737
A Taste of IsraelJean ScottJean describes a recent trip to the Holy Land.Winter 201820
A Touch of FolklorePeter OliverPeter asks whether ravens are really as bad as the stories would have us believeSpring 201610
An experience of Kabuki TheatreSarah DarbySarah describes visiting Kabuki Theatre when she was travelling in Japan.Spring 201516
Are your trees protected?Tandridge CouncilA reminder that residents need to check with the council before carrying out tree works even on their own land. Many in this area are protected.Summer 201528
AvalancheSarah & Nick RawlingsThe new gallery on the High Street is introduced by its owners.Autumn 201722
Beatrice & the NightingalesDavid CandlinThe life of the famous cellist Beatrice Harrison is remembered on the 50th anniversary of her death.Autumn 201516
Bletchingley Bowls ClubMike StoneOpen mornings at the Bowls club are described.Spring 201729
Blossom MorningNicola WaltersThe blossom morning at Limpsfield Community Orchard in Spring 2015 is reviewed.Autumn 201531
Blue BeautyNicola WaltersAn appreciation of BluebellsSummer 201516
Bluehouse Festival 2016Bluehouse Festival TeamA preview of this year's Bluehouse Festival which this year features Toyah Wilcox and Rev.Richard ColesAutumn 201638
Bob Parslow - an appreciationDavid BellAn appreciation of the life of Bob Parslow - 19th June 1929 to 16th December 2016Spring 201720
Captain NevillPeter MonkA first world war famous football match is remembered in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the battle of the SommeSummer 201614
Carnival Carnage with 'Orrible Histories!Oxted Carnival press officeThe Summer 2017 carnival is previewedSummer 201742
Catastrophe by Max HastingsStephen MillsBook reviewSummer 201530
Cat to StayJohn Matthew MitchellJohn's poem is reprinted here.Winter 201824
Christian Aid Week - Diamond Jubilee 2017Marianne BellAn appeal for help with this year's Christian Aid collectionSpring 201725
Christian Aid Week 2015Marianne BellMarianne shares the results of this year's Christian Aid collectionAutumn 201526
Christian Aid WeekMarianne BellMarianne reports on this year's collection for Christian Aid which raised £2,946.41Autumn 201637
Christian Aid WeekMarianne BellMarianne sends a letter of thanks to all those who have helped with Christian Aid collections as she signs off as coordinatorAutumn 201828
Christmas FayreDebbie InnesDetails of a Christmas shopping event at the Grasshopper Inn on 4th November 2015.Autumn 201527
Christmas Tree Trail 2015Thelma CooperDetails of this year's Christmas Tree trailWinter 201525
Cedric Outtrim - an obituaryJan HutchingsAn appreciation of the life of Cedric who was born and bred in Limpsfield and died in October 2015Spring 201624
Churches Together Covenant Re-signatureJohn TolleyAn invitation to witness the signature of the Churches Together covenant which happens every 10 yearsSummer 201627
Churches Together - Events in 2017John TolleyA list of events taking place in 2017Spring 201732
Churches Together - 2018 CalendarJohn TolleyA list of events taking place in 2018Spring 201828
Conquer the Surrey Three PeaksOrpheus Trust A fundraising initiative by the Orpheus Trust encourages people to climb the Surrey three peaksSpring 201542
Derek Ridout rememberedDerek's familyAn obituary for Derek written by his familyWinter 201826
Devastation on the High ChartPeter OliverPeter Oliver examines the
effects of last year’s tree
felling at Limpsfield Chart on wildlife.
Autumn 201512
Double Celebration for Chart Wednesday GroupKathy JohnsonThe 50th anniversary celebrations of the Chart Wednesday group are reviewed.Autumn 201648
Eager BeaversElise ClaringbullElise recounts an amusing visit by 1st Oxted Beavers to St Peter's Church in March 2016Summer 201640
Easter TrailsLove Oxted teamOxted town centre's planned Easter trails are described.Spring 201822
Ellice Road car park redevelopmentTandridge CouncilThe latest news from RegenOxted is sharedSummer 201831
Elizabeth Morgan - A life lived to the fullShirley ParslowAn obituary for Elizabeth Morgan including parts of a tribute by her son Andrew.Autumn 201628
Enterprising LimpsfieldSophie MartinEnterprising
Limpsfield Ltd have taken over running of the Bull. Sophie outlines their plans and priorities.
Summer 201822
Eric Morgan obituaryGareth MorganAn obituary for Eric Morgan by his son GarethWinter 201522
Ethiopian PilgrimageEleanor StonehamEleanor describes a pilgrimage she made to Addis Ababa, Lalibela and Gondar.Winter 201620
Farewell to Everyone's Favourite EyesoreIan TolleyIt's goodbye to Oxted's gasholder which is due to be demolished later in 2018 to make way for 77 new apartments.Spring 201824
Flower Power - the Val Darkin fundHelen IrelandHelen explains the history and function of the Val Darkin fund which provides flowers for local residents who have joys or sorrows in their lives.Summer 201828
Food Bank or Hope Bank?Chris Brewer/Tony Stoughton-HarrisChris and Tony examine the phenomenon of food banks and appeal for donations Summer 201610
From Post to PillarIan TolleyThe story behind London's new Postal Museum is explained by Ian.Summer 201710
Furzedown - a lost hospitalDavid ClaridgeA lost hospital is unearthed at Furzedown off Grub StreetWinter 201628
George Elliott - an obituaryGeorge's familyAn obituary for George Elliott who died in August 2015 from a brain hemorrhage.Spring 201622
Glebe Meadow - from way backPeter MonkAn appreciation of Limpsfield Blues football clubSummer 201612
Glebe Meadow - A facility of St Peter's ChurchPeter Monk/Tony Stoughton-HarrisPeter and Tony share the latest news about the Glebe field and Pandas nurserySummer 201829
The Glebe FieldLimpsfield Parish CouncilGood practice on the Glebe field is shared by the Council.Spring 201736
Glorious Titsey PlaceGuy InnesGuy discusses Titsey past and present from his unique perspective as Governor of the TItsey Foundation.Summer 201510
Gold (Limpsfield in Bloom 2015)Ann OsbornAnn celebrates a gold medal for Limpsfield in Bloom on its tenth anniversaryWinter 201526
Golfing fundraiser a big successEd DaviesEd describes the inaugural
John Davies Memorial Charity
Golf Day in aid of the Royal British
Legion Poppy Appeal
Autumn 201827
Great British Fish and Chip SupperSIAA fundraising initiative by the Spinal Cord Injury Charity encourages people to donate while eating.Spring 201544
H is for Hawk reviewPeter OliverHelen Macdonald's award winning book is reviewed.Autumn 201528
Harvest Lunch 2015Stephen MillsPhotos of the 2015 Harvest lunch including performers at the talent show.Spring 201540
Hazelwood School - 125 years of inspirationNick TappinDetails of celebrations for Hazelwood's 125th anniversary and of their new Community Fund.Summer 201536
Health Help NowNHS SurreyA new app giving information on health services in Surrey - www.healthhelpnow-nhs.netSpring 201518
Heather on the ChartHeather DoustThe efforts of Rob Purll, greenkeeper at Limpsfield Gold Club, in regenerating heather on the gold course.Spring 201724
Holiday Club Unites ChurchesClaire BladesCriss Cross will be running a holiday club in July 2018Summer 201833
If you go down in the woodsMark RichardsA report from the head Ranger for Limpsfield Common (National Trust)Spring 201519
If you go down in the woodsMark RichardsA report from the head Ranger for Limpsfield Common (National Trust)Spring 201629
I know a Hawk from a HandsawPeter OliverPeter describes the differences between a Kite and a BuzzardSummer 201720
Inheritance Foods - Blackberry GinNicola WaltersNicola shares a recipe for Blackberry GinAutumn 201521
Inheritance Foods - Kathryn's Impossible PieKathryn HowarthKathryn describes her recipe for Impossible pie and its origins.Summer 201523
In Memory of Christmas PastAntoinette HilesAntoinette compares Christmas in 1947 in Limpsfield with those of her childhood in Durban, South AfricaWinter 201514
In Morag's GardenMorag RoulstonMorag runs through gardening activities for September, October and November.Autumn 201818
In Praise of...Carol SingingIan TolleyA slightly irreverent explanation of the joys of carol singing.Winter 201631
Jane WiltonSophie Martin & the Wilton FamilyJane's life is remembered and celebrated in this obituary.Summer 201825
Judging DayAnn OsbornThe visit of the Britain in Bloom judges is reviewed along with details of the new Forest School and Nature Trail which opened in July 2015Autumn 201534
Junior ChoirGeoff MartinGeoff describes the St Peter's Junior Choir with help from the choristers.Autumn 20187
Keith Louis - an obituaryAngela WilliamsA tribute to Keith Louis - co-founder of the Limpsfield Festival and director of many local plays who died in November 2015Spring 201627
Kiwi HouseSophie MartinSophie interviews the Theresa, Hayley and Sean who have just opened Coffee at Kiwi HouseAutumn 201810
Life in Limpsfield 100 years agoAnthony HosfordAnthony describes life in Limpsfield a century ago.Autumn 201714
Life SaversChris BrewerThe work of the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance and it's charityAutumn 201510
Limpsfield ChurchyardAnn Osborn / Fr James PercivalChanges to the Churchyard regulations are shared.Autumn 201522
Limpsfield in Bloom - review of 2016Ann OsbornThe year in Bloom is reviewed by AnnWinter 201632
Limpsfield Community Orchard - update Winter 2015Helen EllsonHelen describes September's open tasting day and gives details of the 2016 wassail.Winter 201535
Limpsfield Community Orchard - Update Summer 2016Helen EllsonHelen describes the latest news from the orchard and gives details of this September's harvest and tasting daysAutumn 201640
Limpsfield Community Orchard - Poetry Competition 2015Helen EllsonA description of the poetry competition co-run with Limpsfield C of E Infant's school.Spring 201635
Limpsfield Community Orchard - Update November 2017Helen EllsonHelen review's the Orchard's year and previews the coming WassailWinter 201730
Limpsfield Community Orchard - Winter 2016 updateHelen EllsonA review of 2016 and plans for 2017.Winter 201640
Limpsfield Community Orchard photo competitionHelen EllsonHelen reveals a new photographic competition as part of the Orchard's 10th anniversary celebrations.Summer 201844
Lights in LimpsfieldJohn TolleyA remarkable coincidence links Limpsfield with Thomas Edison - the inventor of the light bulbSpring 201614
Decorative &
Fine Arts Society - Cornucopia of Christmas customs
Wendy CollettA festive forthcoming lecture is previewed by Wendy.Winter 201842
Limpsfield Decorative & Fine Arts Society 40th AnniversaryBrian McEvoyA special dinner is held for Limpsfield DFAS 40th anniversary at the Reform Club - addressed by June Robinson (NADFAS National Chairman).Autumn 201544
Limpsfield Fete 2015Nicola WaltersThis year's Fete on Saturday 20th June 2015 is reviewed.Autumn 201538
Limpsfield Fete 2016Stephen MillsStephen reviews this year's fete on 18th June 2016Autumn 201642
CrabwoodDavid BellDavid describes this accommodation for older residents of limited meansSummer 201637
Limpsfield Common Past & PresentMark RichardsMark introduces the new strategy for Limpsfield CommonAutumn 201623
Limpsfield in Bloom - update May 2015Ann OsbornDetails of judging and 10th anniversary celebration.Summer 201529
Limpsfield in Bloom -update Spring 2015Anne OsbornNews about 10th year of Limpsfield in BloomSpring 201522
Limpsfield in Bloom - update Summer 2016Ann OsbornNews about the 2016 judging daySummer 201624
Limpsfield in Bloom updateAnn OsbornThe judging date for this year's competition is announced and the theme is "Harmony and Hedgehogs"Summer 201732
Limpsfield in Bloom updateAnn OsbornA review of the year from the Limpsfield in Bloom teamWinter 201731
Limpsfield in Bloom updateAnn OsbornAnn shares plans for our 13th year of competitionSummer 201835
Limpsfield in Bloom reviewedAnn Osborn/Joy MooreAnn and Joy review the Limpsfield in Bloom
judging, Flower Festival, and Celebration
Concert in July 2018
Autumn 201832
Limpsfield Blooms for the JudgesStephen MillsStephen reviews the visit of the Britain in Bloom judges on 13th July 2016Autumn 201641
Limpsfield Grange School Governor appealJackie TannerAn appeal for governors for the Limpsfield Grange SchoolSummer 201626
Limpsfield Parish Council - update March 2015Ros MundayDetails of the annual meeting, neighbourhood plan and vacancies on the council.Spring 201538
Limpsfield Grange School Governor appealJackie TannerAn appeal for governors for the Limpsfield Grange SchoolSummer 201836
Limpsfield's Workhouse and Workhouse RowDavid ClaridgeDavid explores the history of Wolfs RowAutumn 201613
Lincoln in the BardoAlex WilkinsonThe contentious book by George Saunders is reviewedAutumn 201830
Lunch at the BullLouis J JenningsLouis' experiences in the Bull in whilst on a survey of local churches is recounted to comic effect.Summer 201819
Marianne's Churchyard QuizMarianne BellA fun Churchyard quizSummer 201631
Make a Christmas FairyKathryn HowarthKathryn outlines the steps needed to make an impressive Christmas fairy to hang on the tree.Winter 201518
Make tracks for town's model railway showDakota DibbenDakota previews a new model railway exhibition due to open in Oxted on 18/06/2016.Summer 201636
Manor House (The)Maureen BunnLife in the Manor House todaySpring 201514
Margaret Jane Smith - our Maggie by her friendsFriends and Family of Maggie SmithAn obituary for MaggieSummer 201524
Massive Model Railway Steaming into TownDakota DibbenDakota previews a model railway show in Oxted on 9th July 2017Summer 201736
Meldon House and HomeSophie MartinJudie Sherriff's interior decorating shop has opened in the High Street and is described here.Winter 201816
Memorial Stores - Christmas 2015Kari PriddenThe latest from the Memorial Stores on Limpsfield High StreetWinter 201531
Memorial Stores - 2016Kari PriddenKari explains why the Memorial Stores is a great place to go for Christmas shopping.Winter 201638
Moor HouseAndrew DickAndrew Dick introduces this remarkable local school & collegeWinter 201614
My Memories of the OrchardConstance & TheoConstance and Theo (10 and 11 years old respectively) recount their earliest memories of the Limpsfield Community OrchardAutumn 201627
Neighbourhood PlanBernie De HaldevangAn invitation to help develop the neighbourhood plan which will regulate development in Limpsfield over the next 20 years.Summer 201634
Neighbourhood Plan - UpdateGeoff DessentAn update from the neighbourhood plan team.Autumn 201632
Neighbourhood Plan - Update Spring 2017Bernie de HaldevangThe latest from the Neighbourhood Plan steering group which is developing a local plan for community assets, buildings, the environment, housing and the local economy.Spring 201730
Neighbourhood Plan - UpdateMark WilsonMark's update on the latest from the Neighbourhood Plan groupAutumn 201725
Neighbourhood Plan - February 2018 updateMark WilsonMark fills us in on the latest with the Neighbourhood PlanSpring 201830
Neighbourhood Plan - July 2018Mark WilsonMark fills us in on the latest with the Neighbourhood PlanAutumn 201824
Nepal - a country in needStephen MillsStephen on Nepal, its people and the ongoing appeal by the Disaster Emergencies CommitteeSummer 201527
New Gates for Local FootpathsTony PearsonTony explains how East Surrey Walkers support Surrey County Council in its work to maintain local footpaths.Winter 201639
New Holiday Club in OxtedClaire BladesA new holiday club is launched at the Kings Church in OxtedSummer 201738
New Online process for VolunteeringTandridge CouncilTandridge Voluntary Action unveil their new websiteSpring 201835
News from the Bell TowerMarianne BellPlans for a Battle of Britain quarter peal are shared together with memories of former bell captain Frank Reed.Autumn 201524
News from DevonMaureen BunnMaureen has moved to Devon - but hasn't forgotten us here. She sends news from her new home.Winter 201836
No Job, No Home, No HopeChris PearmanOne of the founders of the Foyer Federation describes its work.Spring 201523
Notice of AGM for the Friends of Limpsfield CommonJohn TolleyOfficial notification of an important AGMSummer 201529
Nude Sunbathing by the ThamesDavid ClaridgeDavid recommends a visit to see the Nude Sunbathers - a sculpture by Peter Laszlo Peri first shown at the Festival of Britain in 1951.Autumn 201739
One World GroupStephen MillsStephen describes the activities of this local charity which fights world povertyWinter 201528
Our New Coffee ShopNicola WaltersNicola introduces "The Perfect Blend" - the new Coffee Shop on Limpsfield High StreetWinter 201642
Oxted Bereavement GroupCelia ButlerDetails are given of the group which is a joint venture between St Catherine's Hospice and St Mary's, All Saints and Oxted URC churchesWinter 201524
Oxted & Limpsfield Music Society - James Newby & Joseph MiddletonGiles MabeyA forthcoming concert is previewed.Winter 201843
Oxted Men in ShedsStephen WolstenholmeStephen explains the "Men in Sheds" initiative which gets local men involved in community aiding DIY projectsSpring 201834
Pack up and walk off your troublesTony PearsonTony compares the East Surrey Walkers of today with the East Surrey Ramblers of 1987.Spring 201719
Parish Foods - Squidgy Ginger and Pumpkin LoafNicola WaltersNicola conjures up a tasty treat just in time for Halloween.Autumn 201813
Parish NewsChris Brewer, Stephen MillsChris and Stephen describe the genesis of the Parish News magazineSpring 201616
Peter Rabbit's Easter Egg HuntMarianne BellGeorge and the Giant Pledge raised money towards cancer research at the Royal Marsden by running an Easter egg hunt in Ridlands Grove.Summer 201716
Philippine report: An incredible week in ManillaAi YamanoAi Yamano reports on a youth volunteering visit to Manilla with the charity SYDWinter 20178
Play on the ChartPeter MastersPeter introduces an initiative from Limpsfield Gold CourseAutumn 201728
Prom in the ParkLaura ShackletonThis year's prom in the park on 21st May 2017 is previewed.Spring 201722
Quiz & CurryDavid BellA review of a special event in St Peters Hall on 24th January 2015.Spring 201545
Re-building JerusalemRev James PercivalFather James shares thoughts from his recent study trip to the Holy LandWinter 20162
Red Squirrels - a postscriptPeter OliverPeter Oliver expands on his views on red and grey squirrels from his previous article in the Autumn 2016 editionWinter 201630
Refugee TalesGatwick Detainees Welfare GroupAn innovative fundraising idea by the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group involves tales told along a walk from Dover to Crawley via Canterbury.Summer 201526
Remembering Lucy LoeMargaret SpillerAn obituary for Lucy LoeSpring 201543
Retirement not for BaxterTony PearsonBaxter is the unofficial mascot of East Surrey WalkersSpring 201631
Retirement of Canon Neil ThompsonMarianne BellRev Neil Thompson's time at St Peter's Limpsfield is remembered by Marianne Bell.Winter 201636
Ridland's SurpriseAnthony HorsfordA description and photo gallery of the new animal houses in Ridland's GroveSummer 201718
Ringing Remembers (and so can you)Nancy FisherNancy introduces the "Ringing Remembers" scheme which aims to recruit 1400 new ringers to celebrate 100 years since the armistice.Autumn 201826
Ringing World National Youth ContestMarianne BellThe annual RWNYC contest is described. Limpsfield bell ringers were represented by Claire Smith.Autumn 201732
Robert William Fellowes obituaryAnonAn obituary for Robert FellowesWinter 201520
Rumour & RealityGerald SouthGerald looks back to his first experiences at St Peter's and wishes us a fond farewell as he heads to the parish of Abening and Cherington.Autumn 201718
Seasonal FoodsMarianne BellMarianne offers a tasty light lunch or supper during the English asparagus seasonSpring 201715
Seasonal FoodsMarianne BellHungarian MarrowAutumn 201721
Seasonal FoodsSarah DarbySarah share's her Redcurrant Tart recipeSummer 201731
Seasonal RecipesMarianne BellMarianne shares her yummy recipe for Boxing Day Soup.Winter 201618
Secret Church - Rat BishopRev Matt DrummondMatt reveals the existence of the Rat Bishop in St Peter's and describes a similar piece of medieval graffitiSpring 201636
Secret Church: John Elphinstone - 13th Lord ElphinstoneMaureen BunnMaureen investigates the history of one of the Church's most famous residentsWinter 201724
Secret Church: The Church VestryAnthony HorsfordAnthony searches through the archives to discover the location of the previous vestrySpring 201817
Smart MotorwaysTandridge CouncilA new smart motorway is being constructed between junctions 8 and 10 on the M23Summer 201838
South to the Falkland IslandsAnthony HorsfordAnthony describes with remarkable photos a trip to the Falkland Islands in January 2017Winter 201732
Speeding in LimpsfieldDr John NathanDr John explains his campaign to reduce cars speeding in LimpsfieldSummer 201728
Squirrels or Martens - which would you rather have?Peter OliverPeter explores the decline and rise of pine martensAutumn 201610
Still our birds keep vanishingPeter OliverPeter investigates why birds are vanishing from our areaSpring 201526
Storm ForceMarianne and David BellThe effects of the hurricane of Friday 16th October 1987 on the local area are described.Autumn 201716
Strange EncountersTony PearsonTony describes a strange encounter by members of East Surrey Walkers with a ferretWinter 201517
Surrey President for 100th Oval Test Match YearDavid StewartDavid has had a remarkable year as Surrey Cricket Club president.Winter 201717
Swimming LessonsAlex WilkinsonClaire Fuller's book is reviewed by our resident bookworm.Winter 201838
Tasting & HarvestHelen EllsonHelen previews the Autumn apple tasting in the OrchardAutumn 201724
Tandridge Lions Talking NewspaperMike and Barbara
Tandridges talking newspaper is described. It is a free service for the visually impaired.Autumn 201525
Tandridge Together: New Lottery is LaunchedTandridge CouncilTandridge's new lottery has been launched - raising money for local good causes.Spring 201826
Thank you to the Past, Present and FutureAnthony HorsfordAn editorial recognising the contribution of Stephen Mills - parish news editor from 1999-2016Winter 201612
The Bells of LimpsfieldMarianne BellAn appeal for more bell ringers to ensure they are still being rung in 2030Spring 201814
The Big PaintRichard SpillerRichard celebrates the 8th Big Paint in the village hallSpring 20188
The Blue House Festival 2018Dom DamesickDom runs through the programme for this year's festival.Autumn 201825
The Bull Inn charges into a new eraSophie MartinThe latest on Enterprising Limpsfield's project to rejuvenate the Bull on Limpsfield High Street.Winter 201830
The Church and Social Media - are they compatible?Helen CookHelen shares her experiences of running the Church Facebook siteSpring 201620
The Coronation - June 2nd, 1953Ann TurnbullAnn recalls her visit as a child to see the Coronation of Queen ElizabethSummer 20188
The Fun of the FairIan TolleyThe annual Limpsfield Fete is previewed by IanSpring 201839
The Greensand Way across LimpsfieldTony PearsonTony describes how to walk the Greensand Way where it crosses through LimpsfieldSummer 201724
The Glorious Greens of LimpsfieldRichard TaylorRichard tells the history of Limpsfield Golf CourseSummer 201620
The People who Walked in Darkness have seen a Great LIghtMarianne BellA group visit to the Wintershall nativity plan in 2017 is described.Winter 201812
The Pilates MethodTania TurnerTania explains the background of Pilates and describes its benefitsSummer 201520
The Queen: 90th Birthday Thanksgiving CelebrationChristian TurnerChristian attended the thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral on 10th June 2016 and shares his experiences.Autumn 201620
The Revival CentreChris BrewerChris travels to the Ukraine to report on the Revival Centre at Chernigiv - not far from Chernobyl Spring 201546
The Twelve Days of ChristmasJoy Moore/Ian TolleyDoes this famous carol contain a hidden meaning?Winter 201726
The Village HubSophie MartinSophie picks some choice moments from the history of the Bull Inn with photos from the Jarrett Brasier collection.Summer 201815
The Village ShopKari PriddenThe latest from the Memorial Stores on the High Street.Winter 201835
Titsey Rotary Club - who are we? What do we do?Sam BairdSam introduces the Rotary Club of Titsey
and District which unites those who like “Having Fun and Helping People”
Autumn 201840
Titsey Rotary's Youth SportsTitsey Rotary ClubA report on a new initiative to give youngsters in the Tandridge area access to sports facilities outside of school.Spring 201631
To be a pilgrimPaul BudgenPaul shares his experience on pilgrimage in the holy land - with life changing results.Winter 20188
Turning Maidens into BirdiesPeter MastersPeter introduces a new membership offer: the 99 Club, available at the Gold ClubSummer 201737
Two Brilliant WomenAnthony HorsfordThe tale of Maud Elizabeth Charlesworth and Florence Louisa Charlesworth who were born at Limpsfield rectory and went on to achieve great things.Spring 201716
Via Sacra WalkJean ScottA description of a walk Jean took in June 2016 with Sir Anthony Seldon commemorating soldiers in the first world war.Autumn 201617
Victory BellsMarianne BellA look back to the bells that rang out for V.E. Day in 1945 in Limpsfield and Sopley in Hampshire.Summer 201518
What does W.I. mean to you?Derek CooperAn appreciation of the Women's Institute and the wonderful work it does locally and nationally.Winter 201643
Walking with Sight LossAmanda WhiteleyAmanda and her twin sister Helen are registered blind and have had their lives improved since joining the East Surrey Walkers.Autumn 201515
A Walk to the End of the WorldKeith ChessonA description of a 560 mile walk taken by Alice Byrne of the East Surrey Walkers along the Camino de Santiago.Winter 201624
Waes HaelClaire TurnerA review of the 2017 wassail in the Orchard.Spring 201742
Wassail 2015Nicola WaltersA review of the 2015 wassail at the Community OrchardSpring 201540
Wassail 2016Nicola WaltersA review of the 2016 wassailSpring 201637
Wassail 2018Helen EllsonHelen reviews this year's wassailSpring 201836
Westerham BreweryDebbie InnesDebbie unveils a fundraising initiative for Cancer ResearchSummer 201837
We Will Remember ThemAnthony HorsfordIn honour of the centenary of the end of World War Anthony outlines the history of the war memorials and some of those lost in the Great WarAutumn 201821
What's Going on at the ClubPeter MastersPeter discusses the latest initiatives at Limpsfield Golf ClubSpring 201832
What's happened on the ChartPeter OlvierPeter updates us on the recovery of the Chart following extensive tree felling in 2014Spring 201712
When did you last hear a cuckoo - or see a grasshopper hop?Tony PearsonTony describes the joys of walking with East Surrey Walkers and expresses concern over the decline of bird and insect life.Summer 201746
Where do we go from here?John TolleyAn appeal from the incoming Chair of Churches Together in Oxted and District (CTOD) for help in defining the future activity of the group.Autumn 201639
Wishing TreesTony PearsonA discovery is made by East Surrey WalkersSpring 201539
Women's World Day of PrayerJoy MooreJoy reviews this year's servicesSummer 201739
Word SearchAnthony HorsfordA seasonal wordsearch with words from the Christmas StoryWinter 201623
YMCA East SurreyChris BrewerNews from the YMCA Sovereign Centre in ReigateAutumn 201729
Zimbabwe and the Croydon LinkRev Bill WarrenBill explains the link between Croydon diocese and the diocese of
Ventral Zimbabwe.
Winter 201510

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