Chippenham Museum: Retail space open

1st May 2018 / News archive

Chippenham Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its new entrance and retail space. Over the past few months, what was once an exhibition gallery has been transformed into a larger and brighter visitor entrance enabling the museum to offer a greater selection of gifts and souvenirs including items produced by local artists and …

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Town Hall Bank Holiday opening times

30th April 2018 / News archive

Here are the Bank Holiday opening times for our Customer Services at the Town Hall: Monday 7 May – Closed Monday 28 May – Open 9.30am – 3pm

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The SplashPad at John Coles Park will be open on Saturday 5 May. The Splashpad is arguably the most popular attraction in John Coles Park. It caters for children under 12 and is open from May – September and offers a chance to cool down in the hot weather whilst having heaps of fun. The …

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Neeld: Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I’m 50!

27th April 2018 / News archive

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I’m 50! Saturday 12 May 8pm £17.50 “Podfather” (the Guardian) and star of Radio 4’s Relativity, Richard Herring gets to the half century (against all odds) and looks at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to …

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100th Anniversary commemorative walk

24th April 2018 / News archive

RAFA will celebrate Royal Air Force centenary with commemorative walk. The Corsham & Chippenham branch of RAFA are organising and taking part in a commemorative walk from Corsham to Calne via Chippenham which is a total of 10 miles – one mile for each 10 years of the RAF. They will be carrying a token …

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Family Fun Day 2018

16th April 2018 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council to host Family Fun Day in John Coles Park  The Family Fun Day hosted by Chippenham Town Council and sponsored by John Williams Heating Services returns this year inspired by summer holidays spent at the beach with a hint of the 1980s. On Saturday 9 June 12noon – 4pm John Coles Park …

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Wiltshire Walking Football: To the Finals

9th April 2018 / News archive

Wiltshire Walking Football: From Humble beginnings to the FA Peoples Cup Finals On Saturday March 24th 2018 under the guidance of newly appointed Manager/Coach Jon Hayton, Wiltshire Walking Football Club took part in the Semi Finals of the FA Peoples Cup Walking Football championship and defeated 2017 Champions Wokingham with a single goal scored from …

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High Street gates

5th April 2018 / News archive

From 1 April 2018, Chippenham Town Council will be responsible for the opening and closing of the gates in the High Street. The gates will be closed to traffic at 9.30am until 7.30pm.   The Town Council has successfully opened and closed the High Street gates since 2010. From April 2017 this duty passed back …

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Bath Road toilets

28th March 2018 / News archive

We are painting the toilet facility at Bath Road today (28 March 2018) so they will be closed while the works are completed. Open as usual tomorrow. If you are in the area and need to use the facilities the closest toilets are at the Town Hall or at Emery Gate shopping centre.

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Annual Town Meeting: 6.30pm Weds 2 May

27th March 2018 / News archive

It’s that time of year when we look forward to our Town Meeting! Each year residents of Chippenham are invited to attend the Town Meeting chaired by the Mayor of Chippenham in the Town Hall. There will be a range of presentations and opportunities for you to ask questions about the services and facilities we provide, …

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