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Westmead open space car park now closed

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We understand people’s wish to spend time outside in places like our land at Westmead Open Space during this difficult time. Our Borough Lands are still open but having sought advice from Wiltshire police our Westmead Open Space car park…

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COVID-19 support & “one chippenham”

COVID-19 support & “one chippenham” 1024 858 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

We are concentrating our support to help with basic welfare provisions and emergency requests/applications relating to Covid-19 only (for example food, transport and electricity/gas).  We are only able to help local individuals and groups/organisations that support the Chippenham community. If you are a…

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community support links & information (COVId-19)

community support links & information (COVId-19) 1024 858 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

(Information last checked and updated 4.30pm on 23.3.20) Lots of information and offers of support have already been posted across social media and local websites to help the local Chippenham community during this unprecedented time. Below is a long list…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

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Our office building will be shut to staff and visitors from Wednesday 18th March for the foreseeable future however our support for the Chippenham Community will continue, as much as possible, throughout this difficult time.  We will be checking our…

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Fringe FEb Thanks!

Fringe FEb Thanks! 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

It was fantastic to see so much fun, colour and talent in Chippenham last weekend with the town full of music, comedy, performance, dancing, photography, art, craft, poetry, talks and a market.   We would like to say a HUGE…

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Fringe feb – weather venue updates

Fringe feb – weather venue updates 1024 858 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Sadly we have another weekend of wet and windy weather ahead but fear not Fringe Feb is still on. Many of the Fringe Feb events are already indoors but where it has been possible outside events have been, or are…

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FRINGE FEB

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Our Chippenham Ace Group have put together an exciting new event in Chippenham for 3 days at the end of February. From the 27-29 February Chippenham is going to come alive with music, comedy, performance and dancing to photography, craft,…

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New pilot ‘enrichment grant’

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Would you like to try something new in 2020? We are trialling a new grant scheme called the Enrichment Grant this year to enable Chippenham residents to join a local class, activity or group and try something new in 2020. Have…

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2019 into 2020

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Wishing a Happy New Year from everyone at Chippenham Borough Lands Charity. We were able to fund a wide variety of groups/organisations to benefit the Chippenham community whilst also supporting local individuals in 2019. We are looking forward to continuing…

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we’re looking for a new grants officer to join our team

we’re looking for a new grants officer to join our team 650 455 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Are you looking for a role where you will make a significant impact in your local community? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team here at Chippenham Borough Lands Charity. We are looking for a Grants Officer to…

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Farewell wishes to Christine

Farewell wishes to Christine 1024 748 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Our long-standing and well-respected Welfare Officer, Christine Jenkins, sadly leaves Chippenham Borough Lands Charity today. Christine started working here in May 1999 and has given over 20 years of service; making a big impact during her time here. Christine is…

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Planning permission has been granted for our new Skate Park and Climbing Centre in Chippenham!

Planning permission has been granted for our new Skate Park and Climbing Centre in Chippenham! 1024 858 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Exciting times for everyone here at Chippenham Borough Lands Charity – we were granted planning permission to build a new climbing centre and skate park on our ‘Borough Lands‘ at Westmead playing fields behind the Wessex Water site. The plans were…

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£7,333.00 awarded to help fund chippenham​ based dementia support groups

£7,333.00 awarded to help fund chippenham​ based dementia support groups 1024 736 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

We recently visited local charity, Alzheimer’s Support, at their Memory Cafe to present a cheque for £7,333.00 to staff and group members. The funding will be put towards the running costs for Alzheimer’s Support’s three community groups in Chippenham; Music…

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A big THANK YOU!

A big THANK YOU! 1024 556 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

It’s Volunteers’ Week and so it’s a perfect time for us to take a moment to say a big THANK YOU to our Trustees for the fantastic contribution they make to our charity. We really appreciate all the time, expertise…

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£10,000 awarded to Back On Track Stroke Rehab Service

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Our Communications Officer, Katie, received a warm welcome at a group session for Wiltshire based charity Back On Track Stroke Rehab Service when she recently visited them to present their grant award. Back On Track are an incredible local charity who specialise…

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Tree sculpture competition

Tree sculpture competition 650 580 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Exciting news! We are pleased to announce our new Tree Sculpture Competition for local Primary aged children in Chippenham. We are going to be creating a Tree Sculpture trail on our land at Westmead Open Space and we would love…

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Lady Lansdowne unveils beautiful new wooden owl sculpture

Lady Lansdowne unveils beautiful new wooden owl sculpture 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Lady Lansdowne kindly unveiled our beautiful new wooden owl sculpture earlier this week. Look out for him near the car park on our land at Westmead Open Space. The sculpture celebrates our new partnership with Wiltshire College and University Centre.…

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What have the Cultural Industries done for us? A FREE talk by Andy Burden

What have the Cultural Industries done for us? A FREE talk by Andy Burden 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Friday 8th March 2019 5-6pm At The Cause, The Causeway, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3DD. With over 20 years running arts organisations and projects, Natural Theatre Company Director Andy Burden brings the discussion to Chippenham about how the cultural industries can…

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Successful Social Media Training sessions

Successful Social Media Training sessions 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Earlier today Luke Emmett from Theatre Bath helped lots of different cultural organisations in Chippenham learn more about engaging on Social Media. He provided lots of tips on how best to create posts, best times to post content, branding social channels,…

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Social Media Training for Chippenham

Social Media Training for Chippenham 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Do you work for yourself or help promote a local group or organisation? It can be a lot of work and you can get left behind if you’re not careful. We’re running FREE Social Media Training event here at the…

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