News archive

Update: Friday & Saturday market

27th May 2020 / News archive

03 June 2020 Great news! Following a recent change in Government guidance, we are delighted to say we can now make plans to re-open the Friday and Saturday Charter Market. With the success of our food essentials market on Saturday 30 May, we are now preparing for all of our regular traders to return if …

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Update: John Coles Park

14th May 2020 / News archive

15 May 2020 With the recent updates in Government guidance and relaxation of some of the rules for outside exercise, we are making the following changes in John Coles Park:   Tennis courts After some planned maintenance this week, the tennis courts will be open w/c 18 May 2020. Only Court 1 and 3 will …

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Chippenham Town Council commemorates VE Day with local community

8th May 2020 / News archive

Today marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day following the end of the Second World War in Europe. Our planned event with a day of nostalgia and laughter in the Market Place could not take place. However, still keen to join the national celebrations for VE Day safely at home, Chippenham Town Council have marked …

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Chippenham High Street to be resurfaced

7th May 2020 / News archive

We are delighted to announce that the resurfacing works programmed along the High Street will commence on Monday 11 May 2020 and will be completed by Friday 15 May 2020. Chippenham Town Council has been working in partnership with Wiltshire Council to encourage these works to be completed after Wessex Water had finished their essential …

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Don’t delay seeking medical help because of Coronavirus

5th May 2020 / News archive, Uncategorised

Don’t delay seeking medical help because of coronavirus People living in Wiltshire are being advised not to let worries about coronavirus stop them asking for medical help for themselves or their children if they become ill, have a serious accident or have a concern about their health. They are also being warned that not seeking …

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Chippenham Town Council Commemorates VE Day

1st May 2020 / News archive

Friday 8 May 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day following the end of the Second World War in Europe. To commemorate this event, Chippenham Town Council has been working with community groups to stage a day of celebrations to evoke the feeling of spontaneous joy that occurred in the Market Place 75 years …

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Letters for financial support

22nd April 2020 / News archive

22 April 2020 Councillor Sandie Webb, Leader and Mark Smith, Chief Executive of Chippenham Town Council have written to Michelle Donelan, the local Member of Parliament for the Chippenham Constituency and Councillor Philip Whitehead, the Leader of Wiltshire Council. The letters are written with regard to funding to help cover the loss of income during …

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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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