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John Coles Park

18th April 2020 / News archive

18 April 2020 We are pleased today to receive clear guidance from Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities & Local Government instructing all councils to open all of their parks. We will now put into place measures to ensure John Coles Park will be open early next week. The children’s play area, SplashPad, …

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Chippenham Museum’s Never Gonna Give You Up

16th April 2020 / News archive

This Easter Chippenham Museum has released a musical tribute to their volunteers, visitors and the town’s key-workers with a special rendition of Rick Astley’s hit single ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’. Shared on the museum’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, the video invites viewers to re-create their own favourite 1980s songs to share with the …

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COVID-19: Changes in our services and facilities

15th April 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council are following and responding to the latest guidance on from Government announced on 16 March and we are taking the following measures to safeguard our staff and visitors. We are still operating, many staff are working remotely and some are continuing to work on site such as the Environmental Services team, strictly …

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Coronavirus: Advice & FAQs

Coronavirus: advice and frequently asked questions Wiltshire Council Wiltshire Council have collated information on volunteer/community groups, and organisations who are offering help during this time. They have created a Community Support Group Directory, which is covers all of Wiltshire. Please click HERE to take a look and access a range of support services such as …

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Environmental Services update

9th April 2020 / News archive

An update from our Environmental Services team   Our Environmental Services team will continue to cut the grass in our open spaces and in London Road Cemetery over the coming weeks. Litter picking, bin emptying and all other forms of street scene services will also continue. This is to ensure the areas are accessible, clean …

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Chippenham Photography Club & Competition

27th March 2020 / News archive

The Photo Club have created a competition for the young residents of Chippenham to partake in. To enter: Enter your photograph with your name, age, contact number and address to info@thephotoclub.co One entry of your original work only The Image must have a title The image must be submitted in JPG format The image should …

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Neighbourhood Plan Community Survey

26th March 2020 / News archive

Are you currently stuck at home twiddling your thumbs? Do you want to do something useful for your local community from your living room? Then please spare us 20 minutes of your time to complete our Community Survey. Our survey questions have been created by members of the local community currently engaged in one of …

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Wiltshire Council Green Infrastructure Survey

23rd March 2020 / News archive

Wiltshire Council is undertaking a collaborative piece of work which they are seeking assistance with. Approximately 4 years ago, Wiltshire Council collected data related to open space provision in Chippenham, your input was invaluable. However, it is really important that the records the Council has are brought up to date so that they can accurately …

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An ambitious year for Chippenham Town Council

18th March 2020 / News archive

An ambitious year for Chippenham Town Council It has been a busy and exciting year for Chippenham Town Council as they finalise the devolution of assets and services from Wiltshire Council. The transfer of assets and services will enable the Town Council to proactively protect and improve the future of Chippenham for the residents and …

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Commonwealth Day 2020

12th March 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council celebrate Commonwealth Day, Monday 9 March 2020 We celebrated Commonwealth Day on Monday 9 March alongside 9 Regiment RLC, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton, High Sheriff David Scott DL, Vice Chairman of Wiltshire Council Councillor Richard Gamble, Chief Constable Kier Pritchard, Deputy Police Crime Commissioner Mr Jerry Herbert, Royal …

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