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Chippenham wartime tales up for film awards

Chippenham wartime tales up for film awards A film telling the stories of people from Chippenham in the First World War has made it through to the finals of the Houston International Film Festival. Finding the Forgotten made an hour-long film last year, called Lost Generation, which is to form part of a display inContinue Reading

Battle to save old soldier's Chippenham grave

Pensioner Don Little hopes to have his great uncle’s memorial recognised as a war grave to save it from being dug up. Percy Little, who lived in Tugela Road, Chippenham, fought in the First World War, but was discharged from the Army after falling ill and dying of TB in 1918 aged 25. He wasContinue Reading

Book launch at Chippenham for Hilmarton author

Hilmarton author and historian Richard Broadhead launched his latest book at the Chippenham museum this week. MP Duncan Hames, Mayor Sandra Oakes and leader of Wiltshire Council Jane Scott all attended the launch of The Great War: Chippenham Soldiers on Wednesday.