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Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan

9th September 2020 / News archive

The Neighbourhood Plan ‘Topic Group Phase’ has now drawn to a close and we would like to thank all topic group members for their time, effort and knowledge in contributing to gathering evidence and helping to develop draft policies. We have been lucky to have had such a diverse and skilled groups of volunteers, and …

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Merchant Navy Day

3rd September 2020 / News archive

Merchant Navy Day We are supporting Seafarers UK ‘Fly the Red Ensign’ for Merchant Navy Day campaign and giving our thanks to merchant seafarers. Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Teresa Hutton said of the event; “We support Merchant Navy Day as one of the events in our Civic calendar as it is important that we raise awareness and give our thanks …

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Victory in Japan (VJ Day)

15th August 2020 / News archive

Victory in Japan (VJ Day) As a part of the national commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, VJ Day on 15 August 2020 will also be recognised. Chippenham Town Council have produced a collaborative video which includes comment from the Mayor of Chippenham, Lord Lieutenant HM, Michelle Donelan …

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Beautiful hanging baskets

12th August 2020 / News archive

We are so pleased with our hanging baskets this year, they are better than ever! The new self watering baskets are making such a difference. Chippenham is looking beautiful #LoveChippenham    

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Chippenham Town Council award over £12,000.00 in Community Donations

11th August 2020 / News archive

These have been particularly challenging times for us all over the last 6 months, but local community groups and charities have struggled immensely to be able to offer much needed and vital support. In the latest meeting of the Community Donations Sub Committee, 5 grants were awarded in full to local charities and organisations to …

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Victory in Japan (VJ Day)

10th August 2020 / News archive

Victory in Japan (VJ Day) As a part of the national commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, VJ Day on 15 August 2020 will also be recognised. Chippenham Town Council have produced a collaborative video which includes comment from the Mayor of Chippenham, Lord Lieutenant HM, Michelle Donelan …

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Chippenham Town Council has upgraded CCTV system across the town

7th August 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council has upgraded CCTV system across the town. Chippenham’s town centre CCTV cameras have been upgraded with seven new cameras installed and the imagery is now transmitted wirelessly to achieve a higher picture quality. Chippenham Town Council continue to work with partner agencies to ensure the cameras act as a deterrent to anti-social …

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Colin the COVID Caterpillar at Pewsham Play Park

Colin the COVID Caterpillar at Pewsham Play Park During the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown children created pictures of rainbows to display in the windows of their homes to show their support for the NHS and other essential services. The community of Pewsham decided to create Colin the COVID Caterpillar along the path edge at Pewsham …

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Chippenham Town Council continue Civic events by using a digital approach

Chippenham Town Council continue Civic events by using a digital approach Following the success of Chippenham Town Council’s proactive and collaborative approach to continue their Civic events using digital media to commemorate VE Day and Armed Forces Day during the COVID-19 pandemic, future Civic events will also have a virtual presence. VJ Day (15 August …

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Chippenham Museum now open, book to visit!

3rd August 2020 / News archive

  General admission to Chippenham Museum is currently by free timed ticket – a Private View. Private View @ Chippenham Museum allows for 1 to 6 people (up to 2 households/bubbles) to enjoy sole use of the museum for one hour. Booking is essential either on the museum’s website, by calling 01249 705020 or pop …

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