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Exciting Year of Exhibitions Ahead at Chippenham Museum

11th January 2022 / News archive

The start of 2022 sees Chippenham Museum launch its upcoming exhibition programme, with four free unmissable exhibitions between January and October. ‘Wiltshire on Paper: Post-War Prints from the Bath Academy of Art’ (8 January – 2 April) is a celebration of post-war printmaking from a unique time in Wiltshire’s creative history. On display in Chippenham …

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Civic Awards 2022

1st January 2022 / News archive

Civic Award Nominations open for 2022! Each year, Chippenham Town Council presents Civic Awards to individuals, organisations and groups who have made a material contribution to the advancement, wellbeing, and welfare of the people of Chippenham or demonstrated outstanding citizenship. You must be able to demonstrate that the person(s) nominated have fulfilled at least one …

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Our highlights from 2021!

27th December 2021 / News archive

Our highlights from 2021! As 2021 comes to an end, we would like to take the opportunity to reflect on the past year and the many highlights that have featured. The year started quietly with Civic Award nominations going live on New Year’s Day and ran throughout January and February and ended on 28 February …

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New way to use Report-it

17th December 2021 / News archive

New system to report issues to us! The Town Council has launched a new digital system for residents and the local community to report issues to us. The new system will enable you to give a precise location, upload a photo and answer questions which will enable us to manage your report more effectively. You …

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Support for Westbury Town Council

9th December 2021 / News archive

At the Full Council meeting of Chippenham Town Council on 24th November 2021, Councillors considered a request from Westbury Town Council to offer financial support to a legal fund for action against the proposed waste incinerator – subject to the Secretary of State agreeing to call in the application. Full Council decided to contribute £1000 …

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New Leader of the Council

26th November 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council elect a new Leader Congratulations to Councillor Desna Allen who has been voted the new Leader of Chippenham Town Council at Full Council on 24 November 2021. Councillors voted for a new Leader of the Council due to Councillor Andy Phillips standing down from the role. With 2 terms as Mayor of …

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Museum Shop Meet the Makers

22nd November 2021 / News archive

A special Sunday opening of Chippenham Museum with festive offers celebrating Christmas gifts with a local twist. Enjoy 20% off all Chippenham themed books, cards and calendars and meet some of the local makers and authors supported through our museum shop:   Bloemen & Blue: Cyanotype Kits to try a historic photographic process in your …

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Chippenham Town Council Award Community Donations

15th November 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council Award Community Donations Community Donation Sub – Committee meets four times a year to hear from applicants who wish to apply for a community donation. To be awarded a donation you application must help to support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood. An organisation can also be awarded a …

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Discover the Town Hall’s Past

10th November 2021 / News archive

This talk takes place 106 years on, and in the very room, where soldiers first arrived to be treated in November 1915.

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Festival of Christmas 2021

4th November 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council launch Festival of Christmas Throughout December there is a whole range of events happening as part of our Festival of Christmas. There will be a Gingerbread Window Trail, across the town centre, starting on Sunday 28 November until Wednesday 8 December. You will be encouraged to seek out a variety of Gingerbread …

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