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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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Chippenham Games at Stanley Park

14th August 2019 / News archive

Would you like to know more about Chippenham Games? Take a look at the video to find out more.  

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180 Years of Wiltshire Police

8th August 2019 / News archive

Exhibition ‘Crime & Punishment: 180 Years of Wiltshire Police’ opened at Chippenham Museum with a Private View on Tuesday 6 August. The event was attended by several notable figures from the Police and local community including Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson and Wiltshire Police Chief Constable Kier Pritchard. The exhibition is open until Saturday …

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Climate Emergency Advisory Group

30th July 2019 / News archive

Call out for Climate Emergency Advisory Group Chippenham Town Council are setting up a new Climate Emergency Advisory Group and are now looking for expressions of interest from the local community to join the group. Made up of 6 members of the public and 6 councillors, the group will arrange its first meeting in the …

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Green Flag Award

16th July 2019 / News archive

John Coles Park is recognised as one of the UK’s very best green spaces Today, a record number of parks and green spaces collect a Green Flag Award John Coles Park which is owned and managed by Chippenham Town Council been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in …

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Latest Community Donations announced

3rd July 2019 / 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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FREE PARKING: Chippenham Carnival 2019

25th June 2019 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council is delighted to announce that all car parks in Chippenham will be free of charge on Saturday 13th July to celebrate Chippenham Carnival, organised in partnership with Chippenham Connected and with support from Faresaver Buses. This will include the following car parks: • Bath Road • Borough Parade • Brakemead • Emery …

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