BID: Chippenham Business Awards – deadline extended

7th December 2016 / News archive

Chippenham BID launch Chippenham Business Awards 2017: Time for your Business to Shine Get your category entries in soon… deadline extended! It is no doubt fair to say that what makes each and every town unique is, in large part, the fantastic businesses that form a vital part of the fabric of our nation’s places.  …

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Yarn bombing!

6th December 2016 / News archive

Some super festive yarn bombing appeared in Chippenham this week, to find out more click HERE

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Update from Network Rail

1st December 2016 / News archive

Network Rail will be carrying out work in Chippenham over the Christmas period. As part of the electrification project of the Great Western Line between London and Cardiff Network Rail’s contractors will be undertaking piling work along the railway in Chippenham on Christmas eve, Christmas night and Boxing night. What the work involves Network Rail …

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Christmas at the Museum

21st November 2016 / News archive

Christmas has arrived at the Museum! Our Victorian rooms have been dressed for the festive season and a new display looks at Christmas traditions from Chippenham’s past. Don’t forget to also visit our special Christmas shop with Victorian inspired presents for those last minute gift ideas.

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Winner announced

16th November 2016 / News archive

Well done to Sofia Dipper aged 8 from Queens Crescent School for her winning design of the Christmas Card for the Mayor this year. Sophia and her family have won tickets to see A Christmas Carol at the Neeld in December. Sofia also has her design printed as a Christmas card for her to use.

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Japanese Knotweed

11th November 2016 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council is acting in a positive and responsible manner to control the existence of Japanese Knotweed in a small area that borders the river bank in the vicinity of the Town Bridge (High Street). Council staff have recently attended a Stem Injection course and are trained in the correct procedures to eradicate this …

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Armistice Day & Remembrance Sunday

8th November 2016 / News archive

Armistice Day – Friday 11 November 2016 We are joining with Royal British Legion to mark Armistice Day on Friday 11 November. Councillors and staff will gather on the Town Hall steps joined by Mayor, Cllr Terry Gibson who will say a few words at 10.55am. Members of the public are invited to join Chippenham …

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Chief Executive is No. 1 out of 9000!

2nd November 2016 / News archive

We are delighted to announce Susan Wilthew, Chippenham Town Council Chief Executive has been awarded Clerk of the Year 2016 in the National Association of Local Council’s (NALC) Star Council Awards. NALC were inundated with hundreds of nominations, which shows and highlights the localist powerhouse work undertaken at the neighbourhood and community level. This all …

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Charity Christmas cards

We have a wide selection of Christmas cards for sale in the customer services area of the Town Hall all supporting good causes. Pop along and choose some beautiful cards to send this year, they are here until December 21.

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Co-op bereavement support group

1st November 2016 / News archive

Co-operative Funeral Care will be offering bereavement coffee mornings and afternoons in the customer services area of the Town Hall. Losing someone can be a very difficult time. It often leaves you feeling sad, lost and alone. The Co-op Bereavement Support Group is available to any bereaved family free of charge regardless of whether they …

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