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GOLD South West in Bloom Award for Chippenham!

8th October 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council has been awarded a GOLD award in the town centre category in the South West in Bloom competition. This is the third time the Town Council has been awarded GOLD for its high standards in horticulture, environment and community, receiving this award in 2018 and 2019, but due to the pandemic, the …

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Chippenham Town Council awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for John Coles Park for the third year running

7th October 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for John Coles Park for the third year running. Following the great news about the Purple Flag accreditation for the town, we have also now been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for John Coles Park for the third year running. This fantastic accreditation reinforces the …

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Chippenham retains its Purple Flag status for the 6th year!

5th October 2021 / News archive

Chippenham retains its Purple Flag status for the 6th year! Chippenham is officially celebrating after receiving the news that it has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag accreditation for its evening and night-time economy which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town and city centres between the hours of 5pm – …

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Civic Sunday

24th September 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council award this year’s Civic Award Winners with Civic Sunday. Community groups,  Councillors and Digitatires gathered on Sunday 26 September for a celebration of the Civic Award Winners of 2021. The day consisted of a service at St Andrew’s Church followed by an Awards Ceremony at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre. 2021 …

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John Coles Park Car Park Closure

21st September 2021 / News archive

John Coles Park Car Park Closure On Monday 4 October the car park for John Coles Park on Fleet Street will be closed for 5-10 business days. This will allow our Environmental Services team to replace the gates and fencing leading to and in the car park. The replaced fencing and gates are the last …

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Alzheimer’s Support Group in John Coles Park

16th September 2021 / News archive

Muddy Boots Group finish sessions in the Sensory Garden at John Coles Park Since June 2021 we have been joined by Alzheimer’s Support Wiltshire Group “Muddy Boots” in the Sensory Garden at John Coles Park once a month for a session full of gardening followed by a refreshment and opportunity to socialise. Muddy Boots groups …

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Climate Conversations

9th September 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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Explore Kilvert’s World for Heritage Open Days

6th September 2021 / News archive

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. In Chippenham this year, Chippenham Museum is holding two free events linked to exhibition Kilvert’s World. From 10 to 19 September, free trail ‘Kilvert’s Langley Burrell’ encourages you to explore this scenic village on the outskirts of Chippenham through the eyes of Victorian diarist …

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Creative Workshops for Adults at Chippenham Museum

18th August 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Museum is building on its series of popular Creative Workshops for Adults, with a number of sessions now available to book. Workshops vary from a six-week evening course to a two hour session and cover a range of themes from creative writing to jewellery.   Kilvert Inspired Creative Writing Wednesday 1 September for 6 …

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Pewsham By-Election Results

6th August 2021 / News archive

Pewsham By-Election Results A Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor arose in Pewsham Ward on 9 June 2021. Following the by-election held on Thursday 05 August, Wiltshire Council has announced that George Simmonds, Liberal Democrat, has been elected as Town Councillor for Pewsham Ward. We will work on the political balance of Committees and …

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