News archive

Tree Charter Day 2020

26th November 2020 / News archive

To celebrate the third anniversary of the launch of the Tree Charter, find out about the trees in John Coles Park On 6 November 2017, on the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Charter of the Forest, the new Charter for Trees, Woods and People was launched. To celebrate Tree Charter Day on 28 November, find …

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Window Trail and Advent Calendar Share The Joy of Christmas

23rd November 2020 / News archive

  The Joy of Christmas Trail Saturday 5 December – Sunday 3 January Spot 24 artworks in the windows of independent businesses across Chippenham and discover what The Joy of Christmas means to our community. The trail features drawings, paintings and more entered by local families and individuals that capture what they love about Christmas. …

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Free car parking in Chippenham this December

19th November 2020 / News archive

Free car parking in Chippenham this December In support of local businesses we are utilising our free car parking allowance from Wiltshire Council on Saturday 5 December and Saturday 12 December. The following car parks in Chippenham will be free of charge on these dates; Bath Road Borough Parade Shopping Centre Brakemead Emery Gate Shopping …

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CCTV volunteers

9th November 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council owns, manages and monitors the Town Centre’s CCTV cameras. The aim of using CCTV is to ensure areas of Chippenham are safe for the general public and act as a deterrent to criminal and anti-social behaviour, providing recorded surveillance and evidence for court proceedings. We are recruiting for a new team of …

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Borehole drilling completed at Stanley Park Sports Ground!

3rd November 2020 / News archive

Borehole drilling completed at Stanley Park Sports Ground! We are pleased to say that the drilling process of the borehole at Stanley Park Sports Ground is complete. The 95 metre water well won’t only reduce running water costs, but will also reduce the impact on the environment as water will come from a natural sustainable …

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Remembrance Sunday 2020

28th October 2020 / News archive

This year the Royal British Legion are asking us to remember from home This year we are unable to hold our annual event to honour Remembrance Sunday, which would usually include a procession from the Town Hall for a service at St Andrews Church, a large Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial, followed by …

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Chippenham Town Council announce last Community Donations of 2020

27th October 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council announce last Community Donations of 2020 The Community Donations sub-committee meet three times a year to hear from applicants who are applying for a community donation. Applications must have objectives which support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood and community benefits. They can also be in support of the …

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Goldiggers project wins community award

26th October 2020 / News archive

A project celebrating the iconic Chippenham night club, Goldiggers, has won a prestigious national award. Every year the Community Archives and Heritage Group give awards to outstanding groups and projects. During a virtual presentation ceremony on Monday 26 October they named the Goldiggers project, run by Chippenham Museum with Wiltshire College and University Centre, as …

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Civic Award recipients receive their awards in socially distanced setting at Chippenham Town Hall

On Saturday 17 September we welcomed our 5 wonderful recipients of a Civic Award in a socially distanced manor as each recipient had an individual time slot throughout the course of the day. The Mayor of Chippenham, Teresa Hutton thanked each recipient for their amazing hard work and outstanding citizenship as they were handed their …

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Our virtual Christmas lights switch on video 2020

21st October 2020 / News archive

Taking into consideration all of the current government guidance, the Town Council have decided to not hold our traditional Christmas event to celebrate the switch on of the towns Christmas lights this year. However, we have produced a virtual Christmas lights switch on video! Thank you to everyone who submitted a Christmas message to us …

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