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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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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Chippenham retains Purple Flag status

7th September 2018 / News archive

Fantastic news for the night time economy in Chippenham: Chippenham retains Purple Flag status Chippenham Town Council is delighted to announce that Chippenham has retained its Purple Flag status. This fantastic news for Chippenham is evidence of the effective collaborative working between Chippenham Town Council and a range of partners in the town including the …

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Planned maintenance works

29th August 2018 / News archive

Planned works at the Town Hall and Chippenham Museum On Monday 10th September planned maintenance and cleaning works will begin at the Town Hall. This will mean scaffolding will be erected on the front of the building and will remain for 3 weeks. When the work is finished at the Town Hall, the scaffolding will …

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Chippenham Neighbourhood Area approved

28th August 2018 / News archive

NOTIFICATION OF THE DESIGNATION OF CHIPPENHAM NEIGHBOURHOOD AREA UNDER SECTION 61G OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 AS AMENDED APPLICANT: Chippenham Town Council APPLICATION: Application for the Designation of Chippenham Neighbourhood Area An application has been received that includes a map which identifies the area to which the application relates, a supporting statement …

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Chippenham Heritage Open Days Events

Celebrate Chippenham’s places and stories both past and present with a host of free events during Heritage Open Days from Saturday 8 to Saturday 15 September. The programme, organised by Chippenham Museum, includes a number of free tours and the opportunity to discover some of Chippenham’s most celebrated and intriguing buildings including St Andrew’s Church’s …

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3G Artificial Turf Pitch at Stanley Park Approved by UEFA and FA

7th August 2018 / News archive

The 3G Artificial Turf pitch at Stanley Park has been approved by UEFA and The FA for a further 3 years, until 2021, after testing was completed in July 2018. This means that the 3G Artificial Turf Pitch is sanctioned to be used officially in competitive matches across many local, county, regional and national leagues …

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Summer in John Coles Park

6th August 2018 / News archive

Please be aware that disposable barbeques are not permitted in any part of John Coles Park. Hot disposable barbeque trays have been responsible for damage to grass, paths and park furniture. Enjoy a picnic at the park but please leave barbeques at home this summer.       

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Public consultation: Sadlers Mead Car Park site

19th July 2018 / News archive

PUBLIC CONSULTATION DROP-IN EVENT PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT AT THE SADLERS MEAD CAR PARK SITE   Wiltshire Council, in partnership with Good Energy, is inviting the public to a consultation on proposed development of a new office building and multi-level car park. The site is Phase 2 of a wider masterplan around Chippenham Station, which was subject …

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