News archive

Town Centre User Survey

31st May 2022 / News archive

Town Centre User Survey Chippenham Town Council has commissioned People & Places to undertake a town benchmarking exercise by creating a Town Centre User Survey as part of a bigger exercise in evaluating how and why people use the town centre. This short survey only takes a few minutes to complete, we would appreciate your …

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Mayor’s Investiture 2022

18th May 2022 / News archive

18 May 2022 Tonight, Chippenham Town Council celebrated the outgoing Mayor, Councillor John Scragg and welcomed the new Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Liz Alstom with the annual civic event, the Mayor’s Investiture. Reverend Rod Key opened the ceremony welcoming invited guests and dignitaries. Asked by the outgoing Mayor, Councillor Desna Allen, Leader of the Council …

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Annual Council Meeting 2022

12th May 2022 / News archive

12 May 2022 On Wednesday 11 May 2022,  the Annual Council Meeting took place in the Town Hall, you can read the agenda in full HERE or watch the meeting back on our YouTube Channel HERE Voting took place to elect Councillors to the required roles and positions on committees, sub committees and working parties. …

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Civic Award Winners 2022

4th May 2022 / News archive

We are delighted to announce our Civic Award winners 2022 below. All nominations for Civic Awards were received by the Civic Matters Sub Committee which selected the recommended winners and were ratified by the Strategy and Resources Committee. The Civic Awards will be presented at a ceremony on Civic Sunday on 17 July 2022. Congratulations …

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70 years 70 Faces – A Jubilee Project By Chippenham Museum’s Photoclub

3rd May 2022 / News archive

30 May – 4 June at the Yelde Hall, Chippenham Chippenham Museum’s after school Photo Club is embarking on an ambitious project to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee through the faces of 70 people from the town. Club members, aged 11-18, aim to take a photograph of someone from the community born every year of …

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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

12th April 2022 / News archive

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations 14 May – 23 July Queen and Country exhibition at Chippenham Museum. Twin exhibitions with two different responses to the English Monarchy, marking both Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th anniversary as monarch and the 38th Anniversary of the start of the English Civil War. A large-scale civil war re-enactment will take place in …

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Mayor of Chippenham’s Raffle

5th April 2022 / News archive

Unfortunately, this year’s Mayor’s Annual Fundraiser has sadly been cancelled. However, we do have a number of raffle prizes that have been kindly donated to us by local businesses for this event which we still intend to raffle to raise funds for the Mayor’s Charity, Sight Research UK. For every donation of £5 your name …

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Chippenham Museum Hosts International Textile Art Exhibition

30th March 2022 / News archive

Open 9 April – 7 May at Chippenham Museum, The Covid Chronicle combines over 70 squares of textile art submitted by artists from all over the world and includes several from the Chippenham area.

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Town Council’s objections to an Experimental Traffic Order

23rd March 2022 / News archive

Letter to Wiltshire Council: Station Hill   At the Planning, Environment & Transport Committee meeting held on Thursday 17 February, Councillors agreed that a letter be sent to Wiltshire Council regarding the Town Council’s objections to the Experimental Traffic Order situated on Station Hill, the junction more generally and the Hathaway Park Junction.   You …

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Mayoral Cadet 2022

22nd March 2022 / News archive

Mayoral Cadet 2022 Since 2017, a Mayoral Cadet from a local uniformed organisation has accompanied the Mayor of Chippenham during the Town’s Civic events such as Civic Sunday and Remembrance Sunday. Civic and Ceremonial occasions are an important part of the role of the Town Council, and the role of Mayoral Cadet is a wonderful …

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