Festive sparkle with a Christmas tree

14th September 2016 / News archive

Once again we’ve joined forces with Chippenham BID to offer our town businesses, organisations and retailers the opportunity to light up your premises this festive season for the fantastic price of just £30 per Christmas tree. Thanks to support from Chippenham BID, we are able to offer you the chance to sponsor a fully lit …

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PET meeting this week

12th September 2016 / News archive

The Planning, Environment and Transport Committee will meet again this Thursday at 7pm in the Town Hall. If you would like to see which topics are up for discussion, you have view the agenda here.   Please do come along if you can.

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Future of public parks inquiry

8th September 2016 / News archive

The Government (Communities and Local Government Committee) has launched an inquiry into why parks and open spaces are important,  how budget reductions are impacting on parks, and how their existence is under threat. If you would like to find out more information about this inquiry you can do so here, and if you would like to complete …

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Go behind the scenes

2nd September 2016 / News archive

We’re giving you the opportunity to go behind the scenes at our venues and see areas not normally open or accessible to the public. We’re opening up areas of the museum and heritage centre to mark national heritage open days from September 8 to 10. At the museum there will be guided tours at 11am …

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High Steet closure trial

30th August 2016 / News archive

In May of this year we conducted a consultation exercise to gauge opinions amongst businesses and residents on a proposal to close the High Street to traffic on a Friday from 6.30am to 7.30pm. The High Street currently closes to traffic at 9.30am on Fridays but safety concerns have been raised about traffic using the road …

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Chippenham at night – what do you think?

24th August 2016 / News archive

Chippenham at night – what do you think? We want to know your views on Chippenham at night – how you rate the night life, how safe you feel and how often you visit. This first night time public survey is part of our ongoing purple flag work. The information you give us will help …

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We’re hiring!

19th August 2016 / News archive

We’re looking for a casual halls assistant – could it be you? £7.92 per hour plus holiday payment. Hours of work – as required, day time and evening, mostly week day evenings and weekends, including bank holidays. The role includes being responsible for opening and closing of the facility, setting up of spaces for hires and …

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Temporary closure of Monkton Park footbridge

15th August 2016 / News archive

The wooden footbridge over the River Avon from Emery Gate shopping Centre to the Olympiad leisure centre is being closed temporarily for essential maintenance work. Wiltshire Council has announced the footbridge will be closed from Monday September 5 to Friday September 9 for the work to be carried out. Alternative routes are via the town bridge …

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40 Years of Dorothy House

10th August 2016 / News archive

We have a lovely exhibition in our customer services area at the Town Hall celebrating the 40th birthday of Dorothy House. Do pop in,  have a look and find out more about the great work they do. It’s on until Friday 12 August.

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Civic Sunday

19th July 2016 / News archive

  We’re presenting this year’s civic awards at our Civic Sunday service this weekend on September 4. Our councillors, in their ceremonial robes, will walk in procession from the Town Hall to St Andrew’s Church for the service. If you’d like to watch the procession it leaves the Town Hall at 2.50pm. This year it …

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