News and Diary
Good news. 77,797 hits in September.
Is your PC silently distributing Spam and porn to friends in your Address Book? Would they like this? This can happen if you are infected by a Trojan. Read below.
Are you a Limpsfield Bloomer?
Limpsfield in Bloom 2008 Read Ann Osborn’s letter and the the pics of local residents here
Britain in Bloom; Limpsfield wins gold
Limpsfield village was awarded 'Gold', the only one for the South and South East Regions. Ann Osborn, said, "Limpsfield had already been judged as the 'Best Large
Village' in the regional heats for the second year running, but to win Gold nationally after only three years is almost unheard of. It's a fantastic result and everyone in the village should be proud of the
"At the heart of the village is its community", reported the judges, "and the Bloom campaign has undoubtedly done much to create new friendships and foster community
Missing persons, lost contacts ...
I receive requests from people who wish to contact old friends and relatives. I am always sceptical about this sort of thing so
whereas I will do my best to provide information, I will not compromise privacy; it might be somebody you don’t want to know.
A relation of Charlie Jarrett is asking for his e-mail.
Somebody is asking for the address of a South African gentleman named Richard. He was a carer and lived on Limpsfield Chart.
Don’t get conned by e-mails from CNN.
The e-mail poses as "The Daily Top 10" from CNN or CNN Alert. Don't click the links because they might be highly dangerous viruses, malware or Trojans.
Don’t click on mail with the subject “IE
Explorer 7” of “Free download” purporting to come from Microsoft. They also contain Trojans.
You are offered nude videos of Angelina Jolie, celebs seen nude on the beach and similar. DO NOT be tempted to have a peek. Once you have clicked you are infected with a
Trojan virus. If you are Outraged of Oxted or Livid of Limpsfield by the content and frequency (I receive about ten a day) do not be tempted to click the 'unsubscribe' link.
This will also implant a Trojan on your system and also tell the malicious sender that you exist! In any case, I recommend that you neither send nor receive messages as html. The message can put a window off
your screen but contain malicious content although it is invisible to you. Also, behind that pretty coloured background can exist invisible links to anywhere - malicious sites, porn, gambling etc.
Don’t open the zip. It contains a Trojan
“Unfortunately we were not able to deliver
postal package you sent on August the 1st in time because the recipient?s address is not correct. Please print out the invoice copy attached and collect the package at our office. Your FEDEX.com”
What should you do?
1. Delete the e-mail, not just from your Inbox but from Spam or Junk folder where is
might be consigned.
2. Buy some anti-virus/firewall software. Make sure you use it properly. Left to its own will not guarantee protection. Read more.
Scams, Crimeware, viruses,Trojans and
Spyware. Your computer could be distributing it to your friends. Read how YOU can stop it.
Scam alerts and Phishing are on the increase.
You might be e-mailed to update your PayPal details. This is almost certainly a
Scam so just delete the message. Don’t answer it in any way because that just confirms that you are the intended recipient! Similarly, Nationwide, Lloyds TSB and Abbey customers are under attack.
Here’s another real stinker!
“This one is pretty slick since they provide
YOU with all the information, except the one piece they want. Note, the callers do not ask for your card number; they already have it.Click here to read all about it in another
Somebody is looking for help about St. Peter’s. Can you? Armydes would like to know more about the village bakery, most
recently run the the Horney family.
Read about it on Chatterbox. Logon here.
New page added on Amos, Jarrett and Limpsfield Chart under History & Genealogy. We have a new contribution from Len Fleckney. Read here. More pictures of the Jarrett family have been sent to me by somebody who unearthed pictures and
information from the top of her mother’s loft. Can you provide information?. more
Limpsfield War Memorial page gives information researched by John Hamblin. Click here
Wednesday 29th October 2.30pm and 8pm. Limpsfield & Decorative & Fine Arts Society. Alice Foster will give a lecture on '
Early Flemish Paintings and the Discovery of Oils '. At the last meeting, Jane Kelsall gave a lecture on ‘Pearls before Swine: the Long History of a Royal Necklace'. Venue: St.
Peter's Hall, Limpsfield. Their new programme for 2008-2009 is published here
Are you interested in joining LDFAS? more
First Wednesday every month 7.45pm Limpsfield & Oxted District Horticultural Society. Find out everything from starting off
your seeds to pruning established trees in your garden. Every month will have you entertained with an experienced and qualified speaker on an abundance on topics! There is a raffle, monthly competition i.e. cut
flowers, tea & coffee break with a gardeners questions time! Membership �7 for the year - saving �5. Venue: Red Cross Hall opposite Tandridge Leisure Centre. More info Mrs Jenny Deakin 01883 715496 firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you heard of the Furzedown Auxiliary Hospital which existed in Limpsfield during World War One. A reader has sent in a photograph and would like
more information. Can you help? more
Can you identify the house? Start a topic in Chatterbox.
Read about Canadian Servicemen in Limpsfield click here. This house in Blue House Lane was 10 Platoon’s HQ.
Read the account of a lady who spent some time working at Manor House School from 1938 to 1939, together with pictures. more
Photographed 1938/9 at Manor House School. May Griffin (left) and friends and
Ms. Gribble Housekeeper (third from left).
Roll your mouse over to see Manor House Then and Now
Limpsfield Home Guard. What do you know about it? More here soon.