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Tackling Domestic Abuse

Tackling Domestic Abuse

          Dear Neighbourhood Watch supporter, Tackling Domestic Abuse is a national priority for the Home Office, Police, Neighbourhood Watch and Crimestoppers. Neighbourhood Watch is working with Crimestoppers to raise awareness about domestic abuse and what our supporters and volunteers can do to help prevent and report it.  We would be grateful read more…

Tripboat demonstrates potential of restored canal – Chippenham to Lacock

Tripboat demonstrates potential of restored canal – Chippenham to Lacock

A new tripboat is demonstrating the potential of a restored waterway through the Wiltshire countryside. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has made great progress in breathing new life into the once-derelict route between Chippenham and Lacock. Earlier this year the charity completed the restoration of a continuous stretch from the former flight of locks read more…

Parking charges consultation now live

Parking charges consultation now live

          Local people are being asked to have their say on the options to review car parking charges in Wiltshire to help safeguard public transport and other services, with a consultation now underway. Bridget Wayman, cabinet member for highways and transport, said: “We don’t want to increase parking charges, however the read more…

Joe Pasqaule to Light Up Chippenham’s Christmas in Colour!

Joe Pasqaule to Light Up Chippenham’s Christmas in Colour!

Colour, comedy and Christmas cheer are guaranteed for all at Chippenham’s Christmas in Colour!   Chippenham BID in partnership with Chippenham Town Council and Bristol Hippodrome are thrilled to announce that comedian Joe Pasquale, who has continued to delight audiences with his live stand-up tours for 20 years, will be headlining this year’s big Switch-On on Friday 24th November. Following the success of read more…

Join us for “A Senior Moment” in Chippenham

Join us for “A Senior Moment” in Chippenham

Coming up in December, the Chippenham Health & Wellbeing Group will be hosting a special event called “A Senior Moment” for local people aged 55 and over, carers, friends and family. 1st December 10am – 1pm Neeld Community & Arts Centre, Chippenham Lots on offer including: Friendly experts will provide information about Health, Care and read more…