Oliver in the Overworld

2nd March 2017 / News archive

Coming to the Neeld soon… Oliver in the Overworld is the first ever musical created from scratch with sign language! It’s a funny, surreal, picaresque tale of a little deaf boy who travels to The Overworld, The Land of Machinery, seeking the parts to mend the memory of his best friend Oliver the Grandfather Clock. …

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We’re hiring!

We currently have four great job vacancies across our venues: Customer Services & Information Officer A team leader is required to manage the needs of this new service area ensuring services interface seamlessly with all Council functions, delivering excellent standards of customer care and consistent high quality information and advice. Museum Assistant (Visitor Services) This thriving …

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High Street closure – trial revoked

22nd February 2017 / News archive

High Street Closure – we consulted, we undertook a trial closure and we considered the feedback Back in mid-2016 the Council’s Planning, Environment & Transport Committee looked at ways to make the High Street a safer place to visit on a Friday morning. As a result we applied to Wiltshire Council to close the road …

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Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

21st February 2017 / News archive

Parish of Chippenham (Pewsham Ward) Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Mary Fallon, a vacancy has arisen on the Office of Councillor for the Town Council. In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where the vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor …

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Community Donations

16th February 2017 / News archive

Community Donations sub-committee This committee awards donations to community groups and non-profit making organisations for work contributing to the wellbeing of the community. Following their meeting last week, these grants have been awarded: ABLE – £500 To support the newly started activity groups at two care homes in Chippenham. To help buy materials and tools …

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New TV show needs your help

1st February 2017 / News archive

The casting team at Ricochet TV part of Warner Bros TV Production UK  (www.ricochet.co.uk ) are on a nationwide lookout and need our help! This is what they have to say… A new television show for BBC2 called “The repair shop” looks into repairing beloved and interesting possessions for people who would like to see them …

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Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur – Neeld

24th January 2017 / News archive

From the author of War Horse and Private Peaceful, Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur is an epic tale of deep magic, heroism, love and betrayal. When a small boy becomes stranded at sea, he is rescued by a mysterious old man who claims to be King Arthur Pendragon. As the old man starts to tell his …

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Discuss High Street closure at PET 26.1.17

23rd January 2017 / News archive

If you would like to raise a question concerning the temporary trial road closure of the High Street on Fridays, come along to the Planning, Environment and Transport committee (PET) meeting on Thursday night in the Town Hall at 7pm. To see the agenda for the meeting please CLICK HERE This committee comments on planning …

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New Chief Executive announced

19th January 2017 / News archive

The Council is pleased to announce that Mark Smith was confirmed as the council’s new Chief Executive at the meeting of the Full Council on Wednesday 18 January 2017. Mark currently works for Reading Borough Council as Chief Officer responsible for Transportation, Highways & Streetcare, where he oversees an annual budget of over £20M, manages …

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Chippenham Games (2016)

16th January 2017 / News archive

Check out the brilliant video here such a brilliant event, well done to all who took part. A great example of what can be achieved through sport and the Community.

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