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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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Chippenham Town Council support Corsham in their funding bid which could lead to new railway station

Chippenham Town Council support Corsham in their funding bid which could lead to new railway station Chippenham Town Council are fully supportive of Corsham Town Council’s funding bid to the Restoring Your Railways Ideas Fund. If successful, the fund will support a study required to strengthen the need for a new railway station in Corsham …

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Chippenham Town Council reject all options presented by Wiltshire Council for Future Chippenham consultation.

10th March 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council reject all options presented by Wiltshire Council for Future Chippenham consultation. At the Extraordinary meeting of Full Council on Thursday 4 March 2021, Councillors agreed in a recorded vote to submit a letter to Wiltshire Council as a formal response to the Future Chippenham public consultation. The letter reads; In response to …

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Supplementary information regarding the Local Plan Review process and recent letters from Wiltshire Council

9th March 2021 / News archive

Supplementary information regarding the Local Plan Review process and recent letters from Wiltshire Council The Town Council’s Leader (Cllr Sandie Webb) and Chief Executive (Mark Smith) have recently received letters from Cllr Phillip Whitehead, Leader at Wiltshire Council and Terence Herbert, Chief Executive at Wiltshire Council. The background to these letters is that the Town …

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Commonwealth Day 2021

8th March 2021 / News archive

Commonwealth Day Commonwealth Day, held on the second Monday in March each year, is an opportunity for individuals, communities and organisations to promote the Commonwealth’s shared values of peace, democracy and equality, and to celebrate the association’s rich diversity in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas, the Pacific and Europe. Commonwealth Day Message from Her Majesty …

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Chippenham Town Council agree a new 5-year Management Plan for Monkton Park

6th March 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council agree a new 5-year Management Plan for Monkton Park  Councillors on the Amenities, Culture and Leisure Committee have agreed to adopt a 5-year management plan for Monkton Park. Monkton Park is one of the devolved assets transferred to Chippenham Town Council from Wiltshire Council. With the River Avon sweeping along its southern …

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