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Chipping Campden is a small market town nestling in a fold in the hills in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is often referred to as "the Jewel of the Cotswolds". Our High Street is famous for its elegant terraced houses made from honey-coloured Cotswold limestone.
The architecture of the High Street dates from the 14th to the 17th Century and the entire centre of the Town is a Conservation Area. Administratively, we are situated in the Campden Vale Ward of Cotswold District Council in Gloucestershire. The Town Council is responsible for providing a number of facilities within the Town including the allotments on Aston Road and the cemetery at West End Terrace. It is also responsible for the maintenance of St. James' churchyard and as the Sole Managing Trustee of two of the town's trusts it is responsible for the Grade II* listed Town Hall, the War Memorial Green (designed by the famous architect F.L. Griggs), the Town Square car park and The Playing Field and Recreation Grounds at George Lane and Castle Gardens.
We are also a statutory consultee on planning applications that are made to Cotswold District Council and our team of Councillors and Volunteers are currently working on our draft Neighbourhood Development Plan.
Chipping Campden Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make this a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.
With the nights drawing in some of our Ukrainian guests staying in outlying places are finding it difficult to get to work and/or English classes safely, so we are looking for some hosts in Chipping Campden who might feel able to offer a home to one or two guests.
Public transport is not always great and some of our guests would really appreciate help with transport. If you'd be willing to help please let us know. More »
We've organised a number of events for guests in the area, such as a Ukraine Day celebration, and we are also looking for volunteers who might help with cooking a dish or two for future events - or perhaps having a guest for a meal etc.
Please contact us either on 01386 840333 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 08:54 by Chipping Campden Town Council
National Mourning period update
Below are a few updates on the next final steps of the mourning period for Her Majesty the Queen.
Cotswold District Council are continuing to publish information on their website https://www.cotswold.gov.uk/news-items/statement-regarding-the-death-of-her-majesty-the-queen/ and on social media.
Guidance around council business on the Bank Holiday
It has been announced that Monday 19th September will be a national bank holiday. The District Council will be pausing services as usual for a bank holiday. This includes More »
- Waste collection services will be running one day behind all next week so collections on Friday 23rd September will be on Saturday 24th. Information is available on our website https://www.cotswold.gov.uk/bins-and-recycling/check-your-collection-day/
- All Our customer services and other council services, including customer services, will be paused on the day of the bank holiday apart from the normal emergency services we provide.
Closing condolence books
Condolence books have been opened across the district and should be closed at the end of the day on the 20th September in line with national guidance.
At the end of the mourning period, we will be archiving all the condolence books for future generations to see. If you would like your condolence book archived with the others, please contact us.
We are aware that tributes have been left across the district.
Following the end of the mourning period on the 20th September tributes can be left for up to 5 days after the day of the funeral after which they should be removed.
Flowers and organic material can be added to Garden Waste bins. Wrappers and other rubbish should be placed in general waste bins.
If you have any tributes such as teddies etc, we would be happy to receive these and include them with the books of condolence archive.
If you have large amounts of organic material to be removed and would like some help with this, please get in touch with Sarah Dalby, email@example.com by 20th September
Raising the flag
Following the end of the period of national mourning period on 20th September, all the Union Flags should be returned to full mast at 8am and any other flags can be raised as before the mourning period.
National Moment of Reflection
The National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18 September, details of this are on the Government website - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-moment-of-reflection » Less
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 12:34 by Chipping Campden Town Council
Due to the protocol in place during this period of National mourning the planned Annual Allotment Holders meeting, planned Tuesday 20 September 2022, will now be postponed and rescheduled.
Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 08:05 by Chipping Campden Town Council
The Town Council meeting scheduled for tonight, Tuesday 13 September 2022, has been cancelled as a mark of respect to HM Queen Elizabeth 11.
This is in accordance with the prevailing protocol for the period of National Mourning.
We are planning to hold the next Town Council meeting Tuesday 27 September 2022, in the Town Hall, at 7.30pm.
Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 19:08 by Chipping Campden Town Council