News archive

Bid for £75M improvements in Chippenham

24th September 2019 / News archive

Bid for £75M improvements in Chippenham put forward to Government Wiltshire Council has bid for £75 million of infrastructure funding from the Government to support the potential longer-term growth of Chippenham. If successful, the funding will be used to build a new road to the east and south of Chippenham, linking the A350 at the …

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Chippenham Town Council embraces the challenge of a Peer Review!

20th September 2019 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council embraces the challenge of a Peer Review! Chippenham Town Council led the process to be the first council to take part in a corporate peer challenge in a town or parish council. The Local Government Association (LGA) offers a corporate peer challenge to principle councils on a five year rolling cycle. The …

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Success for Chippenham’s Night Time Economy

Success for Chippenham’s Night Time Economy Purple Flag status retained for third year in a row. Chippenham Town Council are yet again delighted to announce that Chippenham has retained its Purple Flag status for the third year in a row, after first being awarded Purple flag in February 2016. The collaboration and partnership between Chippenham …

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New Premises Licence Application – Café Grounded

17th September 2019 / News archive

New Premises Licence Application – Café Grounded, Bath Road, Chippenham The Licensing Authority (Wiltshire Council) has received an application for a New Premises Licence for Café Grounded, Bath Road, Chippenham. The application has been made by the GCB Group Limited and covers the following licensable activities:- • The supply of alcohol on the premises from …

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14 – 21 September: Chippenham Heritage Open Days

12th September 2019 / News archive

Celebrate Chippenham’s places and stories both past and present with a week-long programme of 17 free events during Heritage Open Days from Saturday 14 to Saturday 21 September. Many of the activities are perfect for families to enjoy together. Please click here to view the full programme. On Saturday 14 September take a free shuttle …

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LGA Peer Review

10th September 2019 / News archive

Today we welcome the Peer Review Panel for a pilot Peer Review which will take 2 days to complete. The panel will meet with senior management, councillors, staff and some of our strategic partners to analyse how we work, take a look at our budgets and polices and examine our infrastructure, communications and how we …

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Friends of Museum Bring Spitfire Documentary to Chippenham

9th September 2019 / News archive

The Friends of Chippenham Museum welcomed 130 guests to their special screening of documentary film Secret Spitfires, held at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre in Chippenham on Tuesday 3 September. The screening took place on the 80th Anniversary of the declaration of WWII, with the film revealing how WWII Spitfire fighter aircraft were built …

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Invitation to Tender

4th September 2019 / News archive

INVITATION TO TENDER PROFESSIONAL LEAD CONSULTANCY SERVICES (PROPERTY) Chippenham Town Council is seeking to appoint a retained consultant to guide and advise on a number of future projects. These include the further enhancement of the Neeld Community & Arts Centre, via the integration to the main venue of a former café space and the undeveloped …

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Chippenham’s Devolution Story

29th August 2019 / News archive

Mark Smith FSLCC, Chief Executive at Chippenham Town Council in Wiltshire, shares his experience of the town council’s devolution (transfer of services and assets) journey with SLCC (Society of Local Council Clerks) magazine called The Clerk. You can download the article HERE

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Like to work outdoors?

16th August 2019 / News archive

We receive a lot of interest from local people who would like to participate in some outdoor activities within our parks and open spaces. If you are interested in helping out with tasks that could include pruning, weeding or litter picking we would like to hear from you. There are plenty of jobs to be …

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