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Councillor Richard Bambury

24th May 2021 / News archive

Councillor Richard Bambury It is with great sadness we inform you that Councillor Richard Bambury passed away on Saturday evening (22.05.21) at Royal United Hospital, Bath. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time. Richard was elected as Town Councillor in 2017 to represent Pewsham Ward and was recently …

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Chippenham Town Council welcome new Mayor of Chippenham

20th May 2021 / News archive

We congratulate and welcome Councillor John Scragg as the new Mayor of Chippenham. Councillor John Scragg has been a Chippenham Town Councillor for 34 years and this will be his fourth term as Mayor of Chippenham. We would also like to congratulate Deputy Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Liz Alstrom. Mayor of Chippenham and Deputy Mayor …

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We are now able to hold Full Council, Standing Committee and Sub Committee meetings in person.

13th May 2021 / News archive

We are now able to hold Full Council, Standing Committee and Sub Committee meetings in person, starting with the Annual Council Meeting. Our Annual Council Meeting will take place at The Neeld Community & Arts Centre on Wednesday 19 May at 7pm. This is our first face to face meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic began, …

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Chippenham Museum Reopening with Modern Art Exhibition

8th May 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Museum is reopening to visitors on Monday 17 May with new art exhibition Spotlight On. Open Monday to Saturday with free entry, visitors can drop-in 10am to 1pm or book a free timed ticket at 1pm, 2pm or 3pm to enjoy sole use of the museum.

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Art in the Parks

5th May 2021 / News archive

An new arts trail starts in Chippenham from 4 May, with ten images of artworks from Chippenham Museum’s latest exhibition amongst the trees in John Coles and Monkton Park.

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Are you a nominated candidate for local election 2021?

27th April 2021 / News archive

Are you a nominated candidate? For those nominated to stand for the local election in May 2021 you will find all the relevant information below about our services and facilities and what it means to be a Councillor for Chippenham Town Council. Download the Introduction to Chippenham Town Council HERE

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Chippenham Town Council award outstanding citizenship in Chippenham

16th April 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council award outstanding citizenship in Chippenham Each year  Chippenham Town Council present Civic Awards and Certificates of Appreciation to individuals, organisations and community groups who have made a material contribution to the wellbeing and welfare of the people of Chippenham or demonstrated outstanding citizenship. The beginning of 2021 has continued to be a …

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Rope and post barrier around Norway Maple in John Coles Park

15th April 2021 / News archive

A discreet barrier has been installed around the Norway Maple in John Coles Park following routine inspections on the tree’s condition. The Norway Maple is an old tree of 100+ years old, and as it matures natural ageing processes such as hollowing of the trunk and dieback of the upper crown have occurred, which mean …

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Rest in peace, HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

9th April 2021 / News archive

The Mayor of Chippenham Councillor Teresa Hutton, the Leader Councillor Sandie Webb and all Councillors and staff at Chippenham Town Council are deeply saddened on hearing the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. We send our sincere condolences to HM The Queen and the rest of …

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Chippenham Town Council ask for clarity on holding future council meetings

15th March 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council ask for clarity over holding council meetings There is mounting confusion about how council meetings will be held after the 6th May 2021. Government has temporarily removed the legal requirement for local authorities to hold public meetings in person, allowing councils to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing …

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