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Commonwealth Day 2020

12th March 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council celebrate Commonwealth Day, Monday 9 March 2020 We celebrated Commonwealth Day on Monday 9 March alongside 9 Regiment RLC, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton, High Sheriff David Scott DL, Vice Chairman of Wiltshire Council Councillor Richard Gamble, Chief Constable Kier Pritchard, Deputy Police Crime Commissioner Mr Jerry Herbert, Royal …

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11th March 2020 / News archive

We are taking the current  situation seriously here at Chippenham Town Council and are following all guidance given from Public Health England whilst monitoring the advice daily. We have extra cleaning measures in place within our venues, and posters at all of our sites offering visitors advice and guidance. 13th March 2020 Latest advice for …

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CCTV to be upgraded in Chippenham

Chippenham Town Council to upgrade CCTV in Chippenham Chippenham Town Council is in the process of upgrading the 8 CCTV cameras in the town centre. The original scheme was installed in the late 1990s and the picture quality, albeit state of the art at the time, is now deemed poor and not suitable for detailed …

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Bandstand Dates 2020

10th March 2020 / News archive

The Bandstand in John Coles Park will be hosting a selection of Sunday afternoon concerts which are free to attend. These popular concerts are a firm favourite in the diary and a super reason to make up a picnic and relax with some gentle toe tapping. The dates and bands for 2020: 03 May 2020: …

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VE Day 75 Celebration

5th March 2020 / News archive

On Friday 8 May 2020 it will be 75 years since the end of War in Europe. The anniversary will provide an opportunity to reflect on the enormous sacrifice, courage and determination of those who lived through this time and to joyously celebrate, as then, the arrival of peace in Europe. To commemorate this, Chippenham …

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Evening of Entertainment for Doorway

4th March 2020 / News archive

The Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Desna Allen, will be hosting an Evening of Entertainment in aid of the fantastic charity Doorway. The Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Desna Allen will be hosting an Evening of Entertainment in aid of the fantastic charity Doorway at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre on Saturday 28 March. The event …

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ACE Accreditation for Chippenham Museum

21st February 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Museum’s staff, volunteers and Friends group were joined recently by Cllr Teresa Hutton, Chair of the Amenities, Culture and Leisure committee to celebrate their success of being awarded Accreditation by Arts Council England. The Accreditation Scheme is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries which encourages museums to do the right things to …

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Community Donations announced

18th February 2020 / News archive

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 which support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood and community benefits. They can also be in support of the voluntary and community sector working on improving the quality …

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Chippenham Museum Opportunities for Local Artists

11th February 2020 / News archive

Following the success of the 2019 programme, Chippenham Museum is hosting our second ARTSPACE season of exhibitions celebrating local creativity, accompanied by a series of talks and special pop-ups displays at the Yelde Hall throughout the season. Artists Opportunities ARTSPACE Yelde Hall Pop-Ups Chippenham Museum is offering the Yelde Hall as a space for pop-up …

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Free Half Term fun at Museum, Library & Yelde Hall

10th February 2020 / News archive

Canal Days Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February 10.30am – 3pm Yelde Hall, Museum & Library Free entry Join the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust, Chippenham Museum and Chippenham Library to celebrate the Chippenham Arm of the Wilts & Berks Canal. This ‘lost canal’ used to finish where the bus station stands today. Become canal …

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