Council Tax increase

14th March 2019 / News, News-HP

Devolution – the transfer of assets and services from Wiltshire Council to Chippenham Town Council Chippenham Town Council recognises that Wiltshire Council cannot afford to continue providing many services at the same level because of the way its funding has been cut by government. They need to make further savings next year of over £27million. …

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Have Your Say in Our Survey – Your Town, Your Choice!_

4th March 2019 / News, News-HP

We are excited to announce our first round of public consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan. We have created a short, online survey, which will take you only 5 minutes to complete. Please click HERE to complete the survey The survey will help us better understand what you like or dislike about the Town, what you …

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Chippenham Town Council to host South West in Bloom Spring Seminar

27th February 2019 / News, News-HP

Chippenham Town Council to host South West in Bloom Spring Seminar The Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Andy Phillips will open the South West in Bloom Spring Seminar to be held at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre on Thursday 28 February 2019. Chippenham Town Council will be receiving the news on their entries into the …

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Objects in Focus Talks at Chippenham Museum

26th February 2019 / Museum, News, News-HP

Looking to do something different over lunch? Chippenham Museum’s current programme of free Object in Focus talks are perfect for local culture-loving workers, residents and students to pop in and learn something new whilst at lunch. The half-hour weekly talks start at 1pm and will be running alongside the museum’s current temporary exhibition ‘What’s in …

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Commonwealth Day

22nd February 2019 / Events, News, News-HP

Commonwealth Day Join us outside the Town Hall as we celebrate Commonwealth Day. We will be joined by Councillors, Dignitaries and local school children. Soldiers from 9 Regiment will complete a march down the High Street towards the Town Hall, we hear the Commonwealth Affirmation and the Commonwealth Flag will be raised at 10am. You …

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Civic awards

7th February 2019 / News, News-HP

Each year the Town Council presents Civic Awards to individuals or local groups for services to the Town and people of Chippenham. If you or your organisation would like to nominate an individual or local group for a Civic Award nominations are now open. You can download the nomination form HERE which also provides more …

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Go Behind the Scenes with Museum’s Latest Exhibition

31st January 2019 / Museum, News, News-HP

Exhibition – What’s in Store:  Behind the Scenes at Chippenham Museum Date: 1 February – 23 April 2019, free entry A rare opportunity to view objects from the museum stores and find out about what happens behind the scenes to care for the museum’s collection of over 35,000 objects Chippenham Museum’s latest exhibition ‘What’s in …

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Video: Successful year for Chippenham Museum

17th December 2018 / News, News-HP

A successful year for Chippenham Museum, watch the video HERE Major improvements to Chippenham Museum have seen an increase in shop sales and more positive comments from visitors says its staff. Owner Chippenham Town Council has added a new entrance and visitor shop to the museum to provide increased space for souvenirs and products by …

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Neeld

26th November 2018 / News, News-HP

Successful year for The Neeld Staff at Chippenham Town Council’s entertainment venue are celebrating a successful year with bookings and audience satisfaction on the up. But the small but dedicated team at the Neeld Community and Arts Centre barely has time to rest on the laurels with almost 30 shows already booked in for 2019. …

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Devolution

19th November 2018 / News, News-HP

CHIPPENHAM Town Council leaders have begun negotiations with their counterparts at Wiltshire Council on taking over the running and delivery of a major package of assets and services in the town. It could mean the town council becoming responsible for maintaining play areas, street cleaning and grass cutting. But the big win for Chippenham could …

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