News archive

Removal of Declining Norway Maple at John Coles Park

13th January 2022 / News archive

Removal of declining Norway Maple in John Coles Park Following condition surveys of the trees in John Coles Park, it was noted in 2021 that the large mature Norway Maple at the north-east entrance of the park was displaying several non-specific symptoms of poor health such as root and trunk hollowing, sap bleeding and reduced …

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Our highlights from 2021!

27th December 2021 / News archive

Our highlights from 2021! As 2021 comes to an end, we would like to take the opportunity to reflect on the past year and the many highlights that have featured. The year started quietly with Civic Award nominations going live on New Year’s Day and ran throughout January and February and ended on 28 February …

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Support for Westbury Town Council

9th December 2021 / News archive

At the Full Council meeting of Chippenham Town Council on 24th November 2021, Councillors considered a request from Westbury Town Council to offer financial support to a legal fund for action against the proposed waste incinerator – subject to the Secretary of State agreeing to call in the application. Full Council decided to contribute £1000 …

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New Leader of the Council

26th November 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council elect a new Leader Congratulations to Councillor Desna Allen who has been voted the new Leader of Chippenham Town Council at Full Council on 24 November 2021. Councillors voted for a new Leader of the Council due to Councillor Andy Phillips standing down from the role. With 2 terms as Mayor of …

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Museum Shop Meet the Makers

22nd November 2021 / News archive

A special Sunday opening of Chippenham Museum with festive offers celebrating Christmas gifts with a local twist. Enjoy 20% off all Chippenham themed books, cards and calendars and meet some of the local makers and authors supported through our museum shop:   Bloemen & Blue: Cyanotype Kits to try a historic photographic process in your …

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Chippenham Town Council Award Community Donations

15th November 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council Award Community Donations Community Donation Sub – Committee meets four times a year to hear from applicants who wish to apply for a community donation. To be awarded a donation you application must help to support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood. An organisation can also be awarded a …

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Discover the Town Hall’s Past

10th November 2021 / News archive

This talk takes place 106 years on, and in the very room, where soldiers first arrived to be treated in November 1915.

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Festival of Christmas 2021

4th November 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council launch Festival of Christmas Throughout December there is a whole range of events happening as part of our Festival of Christmas. There will be a Gingerbread Window Trail, across the town centre, starting on Sunday 28 November until Wednesday 8 December. You will be encouraged to seek out a variety of Gingerbread …

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Armistice Day & Remembrance Sunday

27th October 2021 / News archive

Armistice Day & Remembrance Sunday 2021 Armistice Day On Thursday 11 November the Royal British Legion lead a short service at the Town Hall to commemorate Armistice Day. In attendance was the Deputy Lieutenant, The Mayor of Chippenham Councillor John Scragg, representatives from 9 Regiment RLC, Chippenham Town Councillors and officers of the Council, and …

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Artspace @ Chippenham Museum

11th October 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Museum’s annual season dedicated to local art and artists returns with a series of new displays.   Chippenham & District Artists: 18 – 30 October The local group’s annual selling show, perfect for some early Christmas shopping.   The Three Crowns: 4 – 30 November In his first solo exhibition, local artist Sam Heath …

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