Christmas lights switch on

18th October 2016 / News archive

What a brilliant event! Thanks to everyone who came along, thanks to all those involved in putting on such a brilliant Christmas lights switch on this year.   For all the photos and videos you can check out the BID’s website at, like them on Facebook @ChippenhamConnected and Twitter @ChipConnected.

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Design a Christmas card for our Mayor

5th October 2016 / News archive

Chippenham Town Mayor, Councillor Terry Gibson has launched a competition for children to design this year’s Mayoral Christmas Card. This competition is open to any child attending schools in or of school age living in the town of Chippenham (Chippenham Town Council local government area).       The Mayor will personally choose the winning …

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Purple Flag weekend

3rd October 2016 / News archive

The annual celebration of the Purple Flag programme, which recognises excellence in the management of the evening and night-time economy (ENTE) in the UK and Ireland, took place this weekend (07-09 October 2016). Towns and cities across the country held a wide-range of events to not only showcase the quality, diversity and vibrancy of their ENTEs, …

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Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

28th September 2016 / News archive

Thank you to everyone that helped, baked and supported our coffee morning in support of MacMillan. We are delighted to say we raised £221.86!

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We are hiring!

15th September 2016 / News archive

Customer Services Assistant £17,169-19,238 (pro-rata for part-time – 17.5 hrs per week) This is an opportunity to join our new customer services team at Chippenham Town Council. Based in our new customer services reception in the Town Hall, you will be an ambassador for the council, acting as the first point of contact for customers …

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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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