Work starts at John Coles Park

24th January 2019 / News archive

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 archive

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 archive

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 archive

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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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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Devolution

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 archive

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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New De-Fibs now installed

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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