News archive

Chief Executive Mark Smith writes article for NALC

30th April 2019 / News archive

Our Chief Executive, Mark Smith has written an article for the Spring edition of the National Association of Local Councils’ magazine, LCR which takes a look at our devolution work with Wiltshire Council. You can download the article HERE.  

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Bandstand 2019, John Coles Park

With the Early May Bank Holiday brings the start of the concerts in our Bandstand in John Coles Park. The free concerts are on every Sunday afternoon between 3pm – 5pm, so why not bring a picnic, or get some snacks from the refreshments kiosk, sit and relax and enjoy the music.

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Chippenham Town Council & Retirement Developer Preserve Heritage for Museum

10th April 2019 / News archive

Churchill Retirement Living has been working collaboratively with Chippenham Museum to preserve a distinctive piece of local heritage. The ‘Vauxhall’ iron railings that stood on the site of its new development at the former Causeway Garage in the heart of town has now been gifted to Chippenham Museum to conserve for the future. Demolition work …

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Devolution agreed by Wiltshire Council

27th March 2019 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council takes control of assets and services as transfer package is agreed. Chippenham Town Council will be managing markets, play areas, parks and streetscene services from the summer now a transfer package has been agreed. Chippenham Town Council has worked with Wiltshire Council on the agreement which will empower the local community to …

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Cemetery staff provide more than just hard work

Cemetery staff provide more than just hard work   The job may involve a great deal of digging, mowing and trimming, but for the staff at Chippenham Town Council’s London Road Cemetery, there’s more to it than that. The hard-working team of two’s daily presence makes them a familiar sight for the people who go …

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Council Tax increase

14th March 2019 / News archive

Devolution – the transfer of assets and services from Wiltshire Council to Chippenham Town Council Chippenham Town Council recognises that Wiltshire Council cannot afford to continue providing many services at the same level because of the way its funding has been cut by government. They need to make further savings next year of over £27million. …

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Have Your Say in Our Survey – Your Town, Your Choice!

4th March 2019 / News archive

We are excited to announce our first round of public consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan. We have created a short, online survey, which will take you only 5 minutes to complete. Please click HERE to complete the survey The survey will help us better understand what you like or dislike about the Town, what you …

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Chippenham Town Council to host South West in Bloom Spring Seminar

27th February 2019 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council to host South West in Bloom Spring Seminar The Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Andy Phillips will open the South West in Bloom Spring Seminar to be held at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre on Thursday 28 February 2019. Chippenham Town Council will be receiving the news on their entries into the …

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Commonwealth Day

22nd February 2019 / Events, News archive

Commonwealth Day Join us outside the Town Hall as we celebrate Commonwealth Day. We will be joined by Councillors, Dignitaries and local school children. Soldiers from 9 Regiment will complete a march down the High Street towards the Town Hall, we hear the Commonwealth Affirmation and the Commonwealth Flag will be raised at 10am. You …

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Would you like to join our team?

20th February 2019 / News archive

We currently have two excellent job opportunities both of which are  based at the Town Hall. For more information on both roles, click HERE Democratic Services Manager Chippenham Town Council has recently undergone an organisational review and the new post of Democratic Services Manager is one of three newly created job roles from 1 April …

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