Evening closing at John Coles Park

7th November 2018 / News archive

From Wednesday 14 November 2018 the gates at John Coles Park will be locked at 4pm which includes the car park. They will continue to be closed at 4pm every day until mid January 2019 when it will be closed at dusk.

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Remembrance Sunday

6th November 2018 / News archive

Remembrance Sunday Thank you to everyone who joined us to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. It was a special day full of pride and emotion, and we were very lucky with the weather. Order of ceremony 10.05am A procession of dignitaries, Councillors and invited guests will leave from the Town Hall and make their way up the …

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Community Donations

26th October 2018 / News archive

The Community Donations sub-committee meet three times a year to hear from applicants who are applying for a community donation. Applications must have objectives which support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood and community benefits. They can also be in support of the voluntary and community sector working on improving the quality …

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Splashpad closed for the winter

24th October 2018 / News archive

The SplashPad in John Coles Park had its Autumn shutdown service yesterday and all the features taken down and stored for winter. It will be open again in the spring next year.

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Heritage Open Days Proving a Hit

11th September 2018 / News archive

Chippenham’s packed programme of events for Heritage Open Days has got off to a flying start, with many coming to sample some of the town’s historic delights on Saturday 8th September. With much of the programme still to come from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th September there’s still plenty of opportunity to enjoy many of …

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Community donation

Are you thinking of applying for a community donation? The panel meet on the 18th October but need your application 3 weeks in advance (by 27 September). We have updated the policy for this initiative so please take a look HERE for more information.

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Chippenham retains Purple Flag status

7th September 2018 / News archive

Fantastic news for the night time economy in Chippenham: Chippenham retains Purple Flag status Chippenham Town Council is delighted to announce that Chippenham has retained its Purple Flag status. This fantastic news for Chippenham is evidence of the effective collaborative working between Chippenham Town Council and a range of partners in the town including the …

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Planned maintenance works

29th August 2018 / News archive

Planned works at the Town Hall and Chippenham Museum On Monday 10th September planned maintenance and cleaning works will begin at the Town Hall. This will mean scaffolding will be erected on the front of the building and will remain for 3 weeks. When the work is finished at the Town Hall, the scaffolding will …

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Chippenham Neighbourhood Area approved

28th August 2018 / News archive

NOTIFICATION OF THE DESIGNATION OF CHIPPENHAM NEIGHBOURHOOD AREA UNDER SECTION 61G OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 AS AMENDED APPLICANT: Chippenham Town Council APPLICATION: Application for the Designation of Chippenham Neighbourhood Area An application has been received that includes a map which identifies the area to which the application relates, a supporting statement …

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Chippenham Heritage Open Days Events

Celebrate Chippenham’s places and stories both past and present with a host of free events during Heritage Open Days from Saturday 8 to Saturday 15 September. The programme, organised by Chippenham Museum, includes a number of free tours and the opportunity to discover some of Chippenham’s most celebrated and intriguing buildings including St Andrew’s Church’s …

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