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Chippenham Town Council continue Civic events by using a digital approach

7th August 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council continue Civic events by using a digital approach

Following the success of Chippenham Town Council’s proactive and collaborative approach to continue their Civic events using digital media to commemorate VE Day and Armed Forces Day during the COVID-19 pandemic, future Civic events will also have a virtual presence.

VJ Day (15 August 2020) and Merchant Navy Day (3 September 2020) will take place as virtual events this year with a video to be shared via YouTube and social media.

Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Teresa Hutton delighted to be involved in the towns virtual Civic events praised the new approach ‘It was wonderful to work with community groups in the production of the Armed Forces Day video and I look forward to the same flexible approach for the VJ Day and Merchant Navy Day events.’

If you would like the Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Teresa Hutton or Deputy Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Chris Ruck to attend your event, we are working in news ways to make this happen following current social distancing guidelines. Contact our Democratic and Civic Officer on 01249 446699 or fill in the BOOKING FORM and we will be happy to help.