Christmas lights switch on

19th November 2018 / News archive

It started to feel a lot like Christmas on Saturday 24th November with a day packed full of free entertainment for the big Christmas lights switch-on organised by Chippenham Connected in partnership with Chippenham Town Council. The event, kindly supported by title sponsors John Williams Heating Services Ltd, began early with an artisan market adding …

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New De-Fibs now installed

14th November 2018 / News archive

We have two new Defibrillators now installed and ready to use. One is located at Stanley Park Sports Ground on the front of the building and the other is located at John Coles Park on the front of the toilet block. Cllr Teresa Hutton, Chair of the Amenities, Culture and Leisure Committee said; “These Defibrillators …

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Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan: Steering group announced

A Steering Group has been appointed to manage and lead on the Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan, an ambitious, community-focused strategy, which will set out local planning policy to guide future development within the Town in the coming years. The formation of the Steering Group is an important first step in the Neighbourhood Plan process. It comprises …

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Evening closing at John Coles Park

7th November 2018 / News archive

From Wednesday 14 November 2018 the gates at John Coles Park will be locked at 4pm which includes the car park. They will continue to be closed at 4pm every day until mid January 2019 when it will be closed at dusk.

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Remembrance Sunday

6th November 2018 / News archive

Remembrance Sunday Thank you to everyone who joined us to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. It was a special day full of pride and emotion, and we were very lucky with the weather. Order of ceremony 10.05am A procession of dignitaries, Councillors and invited guests will leave from the Town Hall and make their way up the …

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Chippenham Remembers the Great War

2nd November 2018 / Museum, News, News archive, News-HP

On Sunday 11 November 2018, exactly 100 years since the Armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War 1, Chippenham Town Council will unveil a special commemorative tapestry in the town’s museum. This has been crafted by local textile artist Fi Redmond and is the result of a Community Tapestry project …

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Community Donations

26th October 2018 / 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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Splashpad closed for the winter

24th October 2018 / News archive

The SplashPad in John Coles Park had its Autumn shutdown service yesterday and all the features taken down and stored for winter. It will be open again in the spring next year.

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Heritage Open Days Proving a Hit

11th September 2018 / News archive

Chippenham’s packed programme of events for Heritage Open Days has got off to a flying start, with many coming to sample some of the town’s historic delights on Saturday 8th September. With much of the programme still to come from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th September there’s still plenty of opportunity to enjoy many of …

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Community donation

Are you thinking of applying for a community donation? The panel meet on the 18th October but need your application 3 weeks in advance (by 27 September). We have updated the policy for this initiative so please take a look HERE for more information.

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