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Civil War Encampment

9th July 2021 / News archive

A detachment of Royalist soldiers will be encamped in Monkton Park, Chippenham The English Civil War comes to Chippenham on the 7th and 8th of August as Chippenham Town Council plays host to Sir Marmaduke Rawdon’s Regiment of Foote as they establish a Soldiers Encampment and Living History Village in Monkton Park.  As part of …

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Famed Kilvert Diaries Return to Chippenham at Museum

5th July 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Museum’s latest exhibition ‘Kilvert’s World’ explores the work of Rev. Francis Kilvert, whose diary written in Victorian Chippenham and Langley Burrell is now sold across the globe. The exhibition, open from 5 July to 9 October with free entry, features two of the three surviving diaries on loan from The National Library of Wales. …

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NHS, Social Carers & Frontline Workers Thank You Day

1st July 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council involved in NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers Day 2021 Thank you to all those who stopped outside the Town Hall and attended our NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers Day flag raising ceremony. We took part in NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers’ Day to celebrate all those who have worked …

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Consultation for the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park

Consultation for the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park In January 2021, Chippenham Town Council’s Amenities, Culture and Leisure Committee agreed to conduct a public survey to ascertain the preference from our local community on the rules regarding dogs in John Coles Park. The consultation ran from 1 July 2021 and closed on 1 …

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Wiltshire Council: How to make suggestions for improved or enhanced bus services in Wiltshire

26th June 2021 / News archive

Wiltshire Council want to hear from you: How to make suggestions for improved or enhanced bus services in Wiltshire On 15 March this year the government published “Bus Back Better” a national bus strategy for England, which outlines ambitious reform of how bus services are planned and delivered. The strategy will deliver better bus services …

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Armed Forces Day 2021

22nd June 2021 / News archive

Thank you to all of those who stopped outside the Town Hall today to join us in our Armed Forces Day flag raising event. 26 June is Armed Forces Day which is an opportunity to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces Community. Unfortunately, due to current restrictions, the …

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Full Council resolution with regard to Housing Infrastructure Funding and the Local Plan Review

21st June 2021 / News archive

  Full Council resolution with regard to Housing Infrastructure Funding and the Local Plan Review   At Full Council on 16 June 2021, Councillors voted in favour of a Motion raised by Councillors Gemma Grimes, Nick Murry and Angie Litvak-Watson. The Motion asked that the Chief Executive submit a letter to Wiltshire Council’s Chief Executive, …

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Chippenham Town Council declare an Ecological Emergency

Chippenham Town Council declare an Ecological Emergency at their Full Council meeting on 16 June 2021. A Motion was raised by Councillors Myla Watts, Nick Murry and Declan Baseley requesting that Full Council consider agreeing to the declaration with a list of actions and commitments to be adopted. After a robust debate, the motion was …

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Fantastic Feedback on Wild Flower Area in Chippenham

16th June 2021 / News archive

Fantastic Feedback on Wild Flower Area in Chippenham We are delighted with a recent email from a Chippenham resident who took the time to offer some fantastic feedback on the work we do on the piece of land on the roundabout at Avenue La Fleche in partnership with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. “This is a message …

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Climate Conversations

10th June 2021 / News archive

Climate Conversations Chippenham Town Council’s Climate Emergency Advisory Group (CEAG) have developed a programme of online events: Climate Conversations which are a series of free online information and conversation events. Working in partnership with the Council’s Climate Emergency Advisory Group (CEAG), volunteers from the local community have developed a programme of online events. They aim …

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