FREE PARKING: Chippenham Carnival 2019

25th June 2019 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council is delighted to announce that all car parks in Chippenham will be free of charge on Saturday 13th July to celebrate Chippenham Carnival, organised in partnership with Chippenham Connected and with support from Faresaver Buses. This will include the following car parks: • Bath Road • Borough Parade • Brakemead • Emery …

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Civic Sunday 2019

Each year Chippenham Town Council present Civic Awards to individuals, organisations and community groups who have made a material contribution to the advancement, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Chippenham or demonstrated outstanding citizenship. This year three individuals and two organisations will be presented with Civic Awards at the Civic Sunday ceremony being held …

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Local community volunteers needed for Topic Groups

14th June 2019 / News archive

The Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan has now reached an exciting stage – we are reaching out to the local community looking for volunteers to join one of our seven Topic Groups. The Topic Groups that will be set up are: -Sustainability/Climate Change -Housing -Community Infrastructure -Green Infrastructure -Town Centre -Transport -Economy Topic Groups will hold their …

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The Mayor’s Investiture

23rd May 2019 / News archive

The Mayor’s Investiture On Wednesday 22 May 2019 we celebrated  the past year for the outgoing Mayor, Councillor Andy Phillips,  and welcomed the new Mayor of Chippenham Councillor Desna Allen. The ceremony was held in the Town Hall and was opened with supportive positive comments from Len Scott. The outgoing Mayor  invited Councillor Jenny Budgell to …

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Family Fun Day, John Coles Park

14th May 2019 / News archive

Family Fun Day, John Coles Park Saturday 8 June 2019 12noon – 4pm Thank you to everyone who joined us this year to celebrate getting active for our Family Fun Day in John Coles Park. Thank you to our sponsors John Williams Heating Services Ltd who  supported our event again this year.  

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Chief Executive Mark Smith writes article for NALC

30th April 2019 / News archive

Our Chief Executive, Mark Smith has written an article for the Spring edition of the National Association of Local Councils’ magazine, LCR which takes a look at our devolution work with Wiltshire Council. You can download the article HERE.  

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Chippenham Town Council & Retirement Developer Preserve Heritage for Museum

10th April 2019 / News archive

Churchill Retirement Living has been working collaboratively with Chippenham Museum to preserve a distinctive piece of local heritage. The ‘Vauxhall’ iron railings that stood on the site of its new development at the former Causeway Garage in the heart of town has now been gifted to Chippenham Museum to conserve for the future. Demolition work …

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Devolution agreed by Wiltshire Council

27th March 2019 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council takes control of assets and services as transfer package is agreed. Chippenham Town Council will be managing markets, play areas, parks and streetscene services from the summer now a transfer package has been agreed. Chippenham Town Council has worked with Wiltshire Council on the agreement which will empower the local community to …

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Cemetery staff provide more than just hard work

Cemetery staff provide more than just hard work   The job may involve a great deal of digging, mowing and trimming, but for the staff at Chippenham Town Council’s London Road Cemetery, there’s more to it than that. The hard-working team of two’s daily presence makes them a familiar sight for the people who go …

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Council Tax increase

14th March 2019 / News archive

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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