Community

Chippenham Folk Festival 2018

The 47th Chippenham Folk Festival starts on Friday 25th May and the organisers are keen to maintain its original core objective “… to be primarily a participatory festival promoting and presenting some of the best in English Folk Song, Music and Dance …”. There will be over 200 individual events and workshops, all in one weekend […]

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CHIPPENHAM SOAP BOX DERBY

Thrill-seekers are invited to take part in the second annual Soap Box Derby brought to you by Chippenham Connected in partnership with Chippenham Town Council. Hosted by Chippenham’s very own Super Mario, the mad dash will take place on Sunday 3rd June from 12-4pm throughout the High Street, where hand-made, non-power assisted karts will manoeuvre […]

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Community Matters with Waitrose

Waitrose Community Matters Donations – Supporting Local Charities and Good Causes in Chippenham Community Matters is a Waitrose scheme that supports local charities and good causes.  Also known as the ‘green tokens’ scheme.  Every Waitrose shop selects three local causes a month (nominated by the local community) to receive a share of a £1000 or […]

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Customer Service Excellence at Borough Parade

Congratulations to 2 of our fabulous independent stores. Both Clever Minds & Lilies Tea Room scored 100% for their customer service in a recent mystery shopper campaign conducted by nationally renowned StoreCheckers. They are 2 of 10 Chippenham businesses to receive the Platinum Standard and we are very proud to have them at Borough Parade Shopping Centre. […]

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Chippenham Calf Structure

Chippenham was at one time the largest one day cattle market in England and many locals will recall the busy Friday market days with cattle truck from all over England and Wales descending on the town. The market was located in the Market Place until 1910. It then moved to an area next to the […]

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