Flag raising ceremony: Wiltshire and Swindon Pride

29th July 2021 / News, News-HP

Wiltshire and Swindon Pride Chippenham Town Council is delighted to be supporting Swindon & Wiltshire Pride on Saturday 7 August 2021. Join us for our flag raising ceremony outside the Town Hall at 10am with invited dignitaries and buglers. If you would like to know more about Swindon & Wiltshire Pride, check out their website …

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Love Parks 2021

28th July 2021 / News, News-HP

Chippenham Town Council is proud to be supporting Keep Britain Tidy’s Love Parks initiative. We will be participating in Keep Britain Tidy’s Love Park week, which focuses on Love Parks, Respect Parks and Protect Parks. We have worked with Keep Britain Tidy on this initiative in previous years and this year it is more important …

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Civil War Encampment

9th July 2021 / News, News-HP

A detachment of Royalist soldiers will be encamped in Monkton Park, Chippenham The English Civil War comes to Chippenham on the 7th and 8th of August as Chippenham Town Council plays host to Sir Marmaduke Rawdon’s Regiment of Foote as they establish a Soldiers Encampment and Living History Village in Monkton Park.  As part of …

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Famed Kilvert Diaries Return to Chippenham at Museum

5th July 2021 / News, News-HP

Chippenham Museum’s latest exhibition ‘Kilvert’s World’ explores the work of Rev. Francis Kilvert, whose diary written in Victorian Chippenham and Langley Burrell is now sold across the globe. The exhibition, open from 5 July to 9 October with free entry, features two of the three surviving diaries on loan from The National Library of Wales. …

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Consultation for the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park

1st July 2021 / News, News-HP

Consultation for the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park In January 2021, Chippenham Town Council’s Amenities, Culture and Leisure Committee agreed to conduct a public survey to ascertain the preference from our local community on the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park. The consultation starts today, 1 July 2021 and will run until …

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By-Election for Pewsham Ward

9th June 2021 / News, News-HP

By-Election for Pewsham Ward A Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor arose in Pewsham Ward on 9 June 2021. We have received notification from Wiltshire Council that the By-Election for Pewsham Ward is contested and will take place on Thursday 5  August 2021.   Find the Statement of Persons Nominated HERE. Find the Situation …

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Bandstand Concerts in John Coles Park

8th June 2021 / News, News-HP

Live music in John Coles Park: Bandstand Concert We are happy to announce the return of live music to John Coles Park, every Sunday starting from 25 July between 3pm-5pm. The bandstand concerts are free to attend and they are a  wonderful opportunity to relax, meet up with friends and family and listen to some …

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Interested in becoming a Youth Councillor?

29th April 2021 / News, News-HP

Interested in becoming a Youth Councillor? Are you aged 18 or under? Are you interested in representing the view of young people in Chippenham and being the voice of the future? There is the opportunity to join Chippenham Youth Council. Chippenham Town Council runs a Youth Council, which gives a voice to the young people …

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Easing of restrictions

3rd November 2020 / News, News-HP

16 July 2021 Following the most recent announcement made by the government on 12 July 2021, we are able to ease the restrictions made to our services and facilities. Face coverings are no longer mandatory, but we encourage you to wear a face covering when entering our venues if you wish to do so. Hand …

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Want to give blood?

15th April 2020 / News, News-HP

Blood donations continue in Chippenham We regularly welcome the NHS blood donation service at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre. This service is still continuing throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, with extra measures in place to help protect NHS staff and donors.     Chippenham has always responded well to blood donation and continues to do …

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