Job vacancy: Director of Resources & Section 151 Officer

7th January 2019 / News, News-HP

Chippenham is one of the largest town Councils operating in the town and parish sector, in fact we operate in a similar manner to a small district council. We have a population of over 40,000 a revenue budget of over £3.5M, we have over 100 employees and volunteers. We operate in a two tier county …

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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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Excellent news for Stanley Park Sports Ground

14th November 2018 / News, News-HP

Excellent news for Stanley Park Sports Ground Stanley Park Sports Ground, owned by Chippenham Town Council, has recently been reviewed by the Football Foundation and has retained its accreditation score of Excellent for the facility and the services and activities it provides. The Football Foundation complete this survey every 2 years and are delighted with …

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Future development ideas for Chippenham

Future development ideas for Chippenham With planning permission being granted for a number of urban housing extensions to Chippenham in the last couple of years, and the commencement of the Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan this year, 12 Councillors attended a research trip to Poundbury hosted at the Duchy of Cornwall offices. This was an ideal opportunity …

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Chippenham Remembers the Great War

2nd November 2018 / Museum, News, News archive, News-HP

On Sunday 11 November 2018, exactly 100 years since the Armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War 1, Chippenham Town Council will unveil a special commemorative tapestry in the town’s museum. This has been crafted by local textile artist Fi Redmond and is the result of a Community Tapestry project …

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