Civic awards

7th February 2019 / News, News-HP

Each year the Town Council presents Civic Awards to individuals or local groups for services to the Town and people of Chippenham. If you or your organisation would like to nominate an individual or local group for a Civic Award nominations are now open. You can download the nomination form HERE which also provides more …

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Go Behind the Scenes with Museum’s Latest Exhibition

31st January 2019 / Museum, News, News-HP

Exhibition – What’s in Store:  Behind the Scenes at Chippenham Museum Date: 1 February – 23 April 2019, free entry A rare opportunity to view objects from the museum stores and find out about what happens behind the scenes to care for the museum’s collection of over 35,000 objects Chippenham Museum’s latest exhibition ‘What’s in …

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ARTSPACE @ Chippenham Museum

25th January 2019 / Museum, News, News-HP

From May to July 2019, Chippenham Museum is looking for local artists, designers and makers to be involved in a new annual programme of exhibitions and displays. ARTSPACE@Chippenham Museum is open to solo artists working across any medium and to individuals or groups of artists interested in exhibiting together.  Spaces are available for 2-4 …

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Work starts at John Coles Park

24th January 2019 / News, News-HP

On Monday 28 January, we start the work at John Coles Park to replace a section of the perimeter fence. The gate on Malmesbury Road opposite Greenway Avenue will be closed next week as we start the 200m section of fencing. This work will take approximately one month to complete. Please be aware if you …

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Job vacancy: Director of Resources & Section 151 Officer

7th January 2019 / News, News-HP

Chippenham is one of the largest town Councils operating in the town and parish sector, in fact we operate in a similar manner to a small district council. We have a population of over 40,000 a revenue budget of over £3.5M, we have over 100 employees and volunteers. We operate in a two tier county …

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Video: Successful year for Chippenham Museum

17th December 2018 / News, News-HP

A successful year for Chippenham Museum, watch the video HERE Major improvements to Chippenham Museum have seen an increase in shop sales and more positive comments from visitors says its staff. Owner Chippenham Town Council has added a new entrance and visitor shop to the museum to provide increased space for souvenirs and products by …

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Neeld

26th November 2018 / News, News-HP

Successful year for The Neeld Staff at Chippenham Town Council’s entertainment venue are celebrating a successful year with bookings and audience satisfaction on the up. But the small but dedicated team at the Neeld Community and Arts Centre barely has time to rest on the laurels with almost 30 shows already booked in for 2019. …

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Devolution

19th November 2018 / News, News-HP

CHIPPENHAM Town Council leaders have begun negotiations with their counterparts at Wiltshire Council on taking over the running and delivery of a major package of assets and services in the town. It could mean the town council becoming responsible for maintaining play areas, street cleaning and grass cutting. But the big win for Chippenham could …

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Excellent news for Stanley Park Sports Ground

14th November 2018 / News, News-HP

Excellent news for Stanley Park Sports Ground Stanley Park Sports Ground, owned by Chippenham Town Council, has recently been reviewed by the Football Foundation and has retained its accreditation score of Excellent for the facility and the services and activities it provides. The Football Foundation complete this survey every 2 years and are delighted with …

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Future development ideas for Chippenham

Future development ideas for Chippenham With planning permission being granted for a number of urban housing extensions to Chippenham in the last couple of years, and the commencement of the Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan this year, 12 Councillors attended a research trip to Poundbury hosted at the Duchy of Cornwall offices. This was an ideal opportunity …

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