Barry Steele and Friends

3rd January 2017 / News archive

Our next show at the Neeld is Barry Steele as Roy Orbison 10 year anniversary tour Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of …

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Christmas opening times

19th December 2016 / News archive

Christmas and New Year Box Office opening times Our Customer Services and Box Office at the Town Hall will be closed at 1.30pm on Wednesday 21 December for staff training, and we open as normal on Thursday 22 December. On Friday 23 December we close at 12.30pm and will open Wednesday 28 December at 9am. …

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New Premises Licence Application – Monkton Park, Chippenham

14th December 2016 / News archive

The Licensing Authority (Wiltshire Council) has received a New Premises Licence application for event to be held at Monkton Park, Sadlers Mead, Chippenham on 8th – 9th July 2017. The event is a mixed martial arts event to be held within a ‘big top’ marquee with demonstrations and competitors. The application is for the following …

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BID: Carols by the Christmas tree

8th December 2016 / News archive

As the fireworks had to be cancelled at the Christmas Light Switch On due to wind direction deeming the display unsafe, Chippenham BID have decided to bring a festive fireworks event into Chippenham for you all to enjoy before the big day itself! Therefore, their next event within Chippenham’s Classic Christmas theme will be Carols by …

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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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