An ambitious year for Chippenham Town Council

18th March 2020 / News archive

An ambitious year for Chippenham Town Council It has been a busy and exciting year for Chippenham Town Council as they finalise the devolution of assets and services from Wiltshire Council. The transfer of assets and services will enable the Town Council to proactively protect and improve the future of Chippenham for the residents and …

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Commonwealth Day 2020

12th March 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council celebrate Commonwealth Day, Monday 9 March 2020 We celebrated Commonwealth Day on Monday 9 March alongside 9 Regiment RLC, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton, High Sheriff David Scott DL, Vice Chairman of Wiltshire Council Councillor Richard Gamble, Chief Constable Kier Pritchard, Deputy Police Crime Commissioner Mr Jerry Herbert, Royal …

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CCTV to be upgraded in Chippenham

11th March 2020 / News, News archive

Chippenham Town Council to upgrade CCTV in Chippenham Chippenham Town Council is in the process of upgrading the 8 CCTV cameras in the town centre. The original scheme was installed in the late 1990s and the picture quality, albeit state of the art at the time, is now deemed poor and not suitable for detailed …

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Bandstand Dates 2020

10th March 2020 / News, News archive

The Bandstand in John Coles Park will be hosting a selection of Sunday afternoon concerts which are free to attend. These popular concerts are a firm favourite in the diary and a super reason to make up a picnic and relax with some gentle toe tapping. The dates and bands for 2020: 03 May 2020: …

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VE Day 75 Celebration

5th March 2020 / News, News archive

On Friday 8 May 2020 it will be 75 years since the end of War in Europe. The anniversary will provide an opportunity to reflect on the enormous sacrifice, courage and determination of those who lived through this time and to joyously celebrate, as then, the arrival of peace in Europe. To commemorate this, Chippenham …

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Evening of Entertainment for Doorway

4th March 2020 / News, News archive

The Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Desna Allen, will be hosting an Evening of Entertainment in aid of the fantastic charity Doorway. The Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Desna Allen will be hosting an Evening of Entertainment in aid of the fantastic charity Doorway at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre on Saturday 28 March. The event …

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ACE Accreditation for Chippenham Museum

21st February 2020 / News, News archive

Chippenham Museum’s staff, volunteers and Friends group were joined recently by Cllr Teresa Hutton, Chair of the Amenities, Culture and Leisure committee to celebrate their success of being awarded Accreditation by Arts Council England. The Accreditation Scheme is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries which encourages museums to do the right things to …

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Community Donations announced

18th February 2020 / News, News archive

The Community Donations sub-committee meet three times a year to hear from applicants who are applying for a community donation. Applications must have objectives which support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood and community benefits. They can also be in support of the voluntary and community sector working on improving the quality …

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Free Half Term fun at Museum, Library & Yelde Hall

10th February 2020 / News, News archive

Canal Days Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February 10.30am – 3pm Yelde Hall, Museum & Library Free entry Join the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust, Chippenham Museum and Chippenham Library to celebrate the Chippenham Arm of the Wilts & Berks Canal. This ‘lost canal’ used to finish where the bus station stands today. Become canal …

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Goldiggers Exhibition Open Now at Chippenham Museum

7th February 2020 / News, News archive

Chippenham Museum’s highly anticipated new exhibition ‘Goldiggers’ opened to the public on Saturday 1 February, with over 170 people visiting on the first day to view memories and memorabilia telling the story of this iconic Chippenham venue. The exhibition is free to enjoy until Saturday 25 April, opening 10am to 4pm every day except Sundays. …

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