News archive

New Director of Community Services to join Chippenham Town Council

7th October 2020 / News archive

New Director of Community Services to join Chippenham Town Council We are pleased to announce Mr Matthew Kirby will be joining Chippenham Town Council in the role of Director of Community Services on Monday 23 November 2020. Matthew has worked within a management role since 2012 initially leading the Environmental Protection and Licensing team at …

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Decision postponed for all dogs in John Coles Park to be kept on lead

30th September 2020 / News archive

26 November 2020 At Full Council on Wednesday 25 November, Councillors voted on a Special Motion and agreed to rescind a previous decision made at our Amenities, Culture and Leisure Meeting on September 9. It was previously agreed to change the rules to make John Coles Park a dogs on lead area at all times. …

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Monkton Park consultation events

18th September 2020 / News archive

Monkton Park consultation events We have been working with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust for help in developing a management plan for the future of Monkton Park. They have completed an initial report which you can read HERE and we would like to consult with you on their findings. We are hosting a consultation event via Zoom, …

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Congratulations to the Civic Award winners 2020!

Chippenham Town Council celebrates community spirit in Chippenham Each year Chippenham Town Council present Civic Awards to individuals, organisations and community groups who have made a material contribution to the advancement, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Chippenham or demonstrated outstanding citizenship. This has been an especially difficult year for many, we are so …

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Stanley Park Sports Ground to have new Borehole!

15th September 2020 / News archive

Stanley Park Sports Ground to have new Borehole! As Stanley Park Sports Ground continues to maintain and improve the grass football pitches, water costs have increased for irrigation purposes. This is not only for community use but particularly relevant in providing Forest Green Rovers Football Club with high quality football pitches to meet their training …

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Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan

9th September 2020 / News archive

The Neighbourhood Plan ‘Topic Group Phase’ has now drawn to a close and we would like to thank all topic group members for their time, effort and knowledge in contributing to gathering evidence and helping to develop draft policies. We have been lucky to have had such a diverse and skilled groups of volunteers, and …

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St Mary Street Digital Trail for Heritage Open Days

3rd September 2020 / News archive

Use a phone or tablet to enjoy Chippenham Museum’s self-led audible walking tour introducing some of the events and people that have shaped St Mary Street. The trail takes place from Friday 11 to Sunday 20 September for Heritage Open Days and is free to enjoy at any time of day. Stroll along the picturesque …

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Merchant Navy Day

Merchant Navy Day We are supporting Seafarers UK ‘Fly the Red Ensign’ for Merchant Navy Day campaign and giving our thanks to merchant seafarers. Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Teresa Hutton said of the event; “We support Merchant Navy Day as one of the events in our Civic calendar as it is important that we raise awareness and give our thanks …

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Neeld Community & Arts Centre

20th August 2020 / News archive

Neeld Community & Arts Centre   To our valued customers The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a very difficult time for the and Neeld Community & Arts Centre and Town Hall, we are very sad that we have not been able to bring you our usual programme of shows and events.   Theatre shows and …

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Victory in Japan (VJ Day)

15th August 2020 / News archive

Victory in Japan (VJ Day) As a part of the national commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, VJ Day on 15 August 2020 will also be recognised. Chippenham Town Council have produced a collaborative video which includes comment from the Mayor of Chippenham, Lord Lieutenant HM, Michelle Donelan …

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