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Tree Charter Day 2020

26th November 2020 / News, News-HP

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, News-HP

  Chippenham Town Council has asked the Chippenham community to put pens to paper to help them share the joy of Christmas this year. 24 artworks have now been selected to feature in an online advent calendar, starting on 1 December, and a town trail starting on Saturday 5 December. To take part, the community …

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Free car parking in Chippenham this December

19th November 2020 / News, News-HP

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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Museum Makers Gift Guide

16th November 2020 / Museum blog, News, News-HP

​ Here at Chippenham Museum we support a wide variety of local artists and makers in our shop. As we look to shop local and support those around us in the build up to Christmas, we ‘d like to share some gift ideas with you.  All available through our online shop! With free Chippenham delivery …

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CCTV volunteers

9th November 2020 / News, News-HP

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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Changes to our services and facilities

3rd November 2020 / News, News-HP

From Thursday 3 December the following changes will apply to our services and facilities: 30 November 2020 Stanley Park Sports Ground will be open to the public and grassroots football as from 3 December 2020. Find more information HERE. Chippenham Museum  will be open to the public from 3 December. Find out more information HERE. …

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Borehole drilling completed at Stanley Park Sports Ground!

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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Goldiggers project wins community award

26th October 2020 / News, News-HP

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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Our virtual Christmas lights switch on video 2020

21st October 2020 / News, News-HP

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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Want to give blood?

15th April 2020 / News, News-HP

Blood donations continue in Chippenham We regularly welcome the NHS blood donation service at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre. This service is still continuing throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, with extra measures in place to help protect NHS staff and donors.     Chippenham has always responded well to blood donation and continues to do …

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