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Creative Workshops for Adults at Chippenham Museum

18th August 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Museum is building on its series of popular Creative Workshops for Adults, with a number of sessions now available to book. Workshops vary from a six-week evening course to a two hour session and cover a range of themes from creative writing to jewellery.   Kilvert Inspired Creative Writing Wednesday 1 September for 6 …

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Pewsham By-Election Results

6th August 2021 / News archive

Pewsham By-Election Results A Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor arose in Pewsham Ward on 9 June 2021. Following the by-election held on Thursday 05 August, Wiltshire Council has announced that George Simmonds, Liberal Democrat, has been elected as Town Councillor for Pewsham Ward. We will work on the political balance of Committees and …

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Organisations in Chippenham Awarded Community Donations

5th August 2021 / News archive

Organisations in Chippenham Awarded Community Donations The Community Donations sub-committee meet three times a year to hear from applicants who are applying for a community donation. Applications must have objectives that support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood and community benefits. They can also be in support of the voluntary and community …

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Flag raising ceremony: Wiltshire and Swindon Pride

29th July 2021 / News archive

Wiltshire and Swindon Pride Chippenham Town Council is delighted to be supporting Swindon & Wiltshire Pride on Saturday 7 August 2021. We held our our flag raising ceremony outside the Town Hall at 10am, the Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor John Scragg welcomed everyone including Lord Lieutenant Mrs Sarah Troughton, High Sheriff Sir Charles Hobhouse Bt, Michelle …

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Love Parks 2021

28th July 2021 / News archive

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 archive

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 archive

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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NHS, Social Carers & Frontline Workers Thank You Day

1st July 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council involved in NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers Day 2021 Thank you to all those who stopped outside the Town Hall and attended our NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers Day flag raising ceremony. We took part in NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers’ Day to celebrate all those who have worked …

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Consultation for the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park

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 ran from 1 July 2021 and closed on 1 …

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Wiltshire Council: How to make suggestions for improved or enhanced bus services in Wiltshire

26th June 2021 / News archive

Wiltshire Council want to hear from you: How to make suggestions for improved or enhanced bus services in Wiltshire On 15 March this year the government published “Bus Back Better” a national bus strategy for England, which outlines ambitious reform of how bus services are planned and delivered. The strategy will deliver better bus services …

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