Summer in John Coles Park

6th August 2018 / News archive

Please be aware that disposable barbeques are not permitted in any part of John Coles Park. Hot disposable barbeque trays have been responsible for damage to grass, paths and park furniture. Enjoy a picnic at the park but please leave barbeques at home this summer.       

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Public consultation: Sadlers Mead Car Park site

19th July 2018 / News archive

PUBLIC CONSULTATION DROP-IN EVENT PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT AT THE SADLERS MEAD CAR PARK SITE   Wiltshire Council, in partnership with Good Energy, is inviting the public to a consultation on proposed development of a new office building and multi-level car park. The site is Phase 2 of a wider masterplan around Chippenham Station, which was subject …

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Gossip and Scandal in Georgian Chippenham

10th July 2018 / News archive

“Little Bath – Gossip and Scandal in Georgian Chippenham” Chippenham Museum’s latest temporary exhibition, open 14 July to 29 September with free entry, explores the highs and lows of life in Georgian Chippenham and features objects on loan from the British Museum. As its nickname suggests Chippenham was a miniature version of its larger more …

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Community Donations from Chippenham Town Council

Chippenham organisations benefit from Community Donations from Chippenham Town Council The aim of the Town Council’s Community Donations Scheme is to provide financial support to organisations who work to improve the quality of life in Chippenham by supporting the Town Council’s objectives: • To provide facilities and services which support and develop a well-connected town, …

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Hanging Baskets Britain in Bloom judging day

Hanging baskets are ready for Britain in Bloom judging day As we prepare our floral decorations for the judge from Britain in Bloom to visit us in Chippenham, we thought you may like to know some more information about our hanging baskets. Chippenham Town Council invites 86 local businesses to sponsor a beautiful hanging basket …

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FREE parking for Chippenham Carnival visitors

28th June 2018 / News archive

FREE parking for Chippenham Carnival visitors Chippenham Town Council is delighted to announce that the following car parks in Chippenham will be free of charge on Saturday 14th July to celebrate Chippenham Carnival. This will include the following car parks: • Bath Road • Borough Parade • Brake Mead • Emery Gate • Gladstone Road …

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New DeFibrillator fitted on the side of the Town Hall

The first Town Centre community Automated External Defibrillator (AED) has now been fitted. The AED is located in a unit on the side of the Town Hall in Borough Parade. It will be kept in a durable locked cabinet accessed by calling 999 and quoting a unique location code displayed on the cabinet. Although the …

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Museum Brings Vote 100 to Chippenham

Over the past few weeks Chippenham Museum has led a programme of events to mark 100 years since some women gained the vote, including the only Wiltshire dates for a touring theatre production. Left: Museum Assistant Claire Selman listening to the Rebellious Sounds Archive at Chippenham Town Hall Right: three performances of The Cause took …

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Afternoon tea with the Mayor

20th June 2018 / News archive

Join the Mayor of Chippenham for Afternoon Tea & light entertainment on Monday 25 June 2018 2.30pm – 4.30pm in the Neeld.   Tickets £7.50 (£6.50 Concessions) 01249 446699 Town Hall, High Street Chippenham www.neeld.co.uk

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VIDEO: NALC Study Tour 2018

14th June 2018 / News archive

MORE than 30 councillors and officers from all over the country saw Chippenham sparkling in the sunshine this week when they paid a two-day visit to the town. You can watch the VIDEO HERE The delegates from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) were the guests of Chippenham Town Council, which invited the association’s …

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