THE KINGFISHER TRAIL

THE KINGFISHER TRAIL

THE KINGFISHER TRAIL 22 wonderful kingfisher sculptures which have been decorated by some of our most talented local artists will be displayed in various venues along The Kingfisher Trail, in and around the Cotswolds National Landscape. Residents and visitors are...
Stow Horse Fair Enquiry

Stow Horse Fair Enquiry

Legal advice has been taken by the police, CDC and GCC. All agree that the Stow Fair is deemed to be “a gathering” for Coronavirus legislation. As a result the event cannot take place as the “rule of 6” or “two households” prohibits all gatherings exceeding these...
Theft of Roofing Lead

Theft of Roofing Lead

Thieves were disturbed early on the morning of Feb 4th stealing lead roofing from the High Street Chipping Campden at about 3am that morning. The males ran off and police used a helicopter and dogs to try and track them. Unfortunately they were not found. Now that...
Lorries in the Town Centre

Lorries in the Town Centre

Although there is a weight limit stopping lorries over 7.5t driving through the town centre larger vehicles are able to legally access if making deliveries or collections but should not enter the town centre if just driving through. Despite this, there have been many...
Campden Literature Festival update

Campden Literature Festival update

Hello Everyone Sue and I hope that everyone is continuing to keep safe and well during these difficult times and that some of you have had vaccines, and all are looking forward to the summer and autumn. The decision has been made to move the Campden May Festivals to...
Littleworth Temporary road Closure

B4081 Campden Road

This road will be closed from 4th January 2021 – 22nd January 2021, to allow contractors, working on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council, to carry out repairs to the arch bridge, reconstruction of retaining walls, and installation of concrete invert. If you...
Charity Christmas Post 2020

Charity Christmas Post 2020

The Visitor Information Centre in Chipping Campden will still organise collection and delivery of Christmas cards, here and in Ebrington, Charingworth, Hidcote Boyce and Hidcote Bartrim. The charge will still be 25p per card. Charity Christmas Cards will still...
How Hiking Can Keep You Young

How Hiking Can Keep You Young

According to neuroscientists, walking is a “superpower” we so often take for granted. Opposed to a common belief that walking is a simple action that comes naturally and requires no exceptional mental work, walking is, in fact, cognitively complex. While...
Chipping Campden Literature Fest 2021

Chipping Campden Literature Fest 2021

Chipping Campden Literature Fest 2021. Sue and I hope that you are all safe, well, and have enjoyed the summer. The good news is that the 2021 programme is beginning to take shape and our intended dates for 2021 are 4th – 8th May. Our plan is to proceed in the...
Road Closures in Campden for Re-Surfacing

Road Closures in Campden for Re-Surfacing

We will shortly be delivering a surface dressing programme outside of your property. Signs will be erected on the road prior to works, informing you of the intended start date of the works, which will be completed within 36 hours of commencement. Surface dressing is...
Recreation Ground Play Equipment

Recreation Ground Play Equipment

Recreation Ground play equipment. Just to keep you all informed that following the Government’s announcement last night, we have taken the decision to close the play equipment on the Recreation Ground and Castle Gardens Play Area.    Andy Doran will use tape to...
COVD-19  Campden Fights Back

COVD-19 Campden Fights Back

Over the coming weeks, The Forum will seek to provide business-relevant information, comment and points of access to support our local enterprises. We note and will actively support the creation of The Chipping Campden Corona Virus Support Hub,...

Campden Road Closures March 2020

Has every one noticed that Campden will be difficult to navigate around come Mid march.The Council road improvement scheme means that Sheep St and back Ends are being resurfaced at roughly the same time. So sheep St will be largely impassable to through traffic...

Campden Country market re-opens

Campden Country market re-opens Where you can purchase cakes, bakes and savouries. Also crafts, cards and plants Friday 7th February between 09.00 – 11.00 Lower Town Hall, High Street, GL55 6HB Free tea & coffee. You won’t want to miss it! Chipping Campden...

General Knowledge Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz Friday 31st January at 7.00pm in the Church Rooms. Teams of 6, £10 a head for over-18s and £5 a head for under-18s. Two course meal will be included but bring your own drinks. More details please contact Kevin on 840283 or email...

Winter talk with the Campden Society

Winter talk with the Campden Society Thursday 23rd January at 7.00pm in the The Court Room, Old Police Station. For member its free non-members is £3. Glass of wine and learning about how it began and what it has achieved over the last 18 years. For more details...

Campden’s New Post Office

CAMPDEN’S POST OFFICE RE-OPENS AT NEW LOCATION Opens at Peridot Digital Ltd, 2C The Cambrook, High Street, Chipping Campden 47 hours of Post Office service a week Convenient, quick service, modern retail environment Banking services for personal customers and...

Magnificent Musical Memories

Magnificent Musical Memories promises to be a lively mixture of show tunes, classic folk-rock, spirituals and modern favourites combining The Stuart Singers, a highly successful 50 voice choir and Campden’s own wonderful Generation Jones, the singer-songwriters Geoff...

Made in the Cotswolds 2018

Made in the Cotswolds 2018 Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September in the Montrose suite and Gardens at the Cotswold House Hotel and at 18 other venues around Chipping Campden. A celebration of creativity!. Enjoy demonstrations of creative techniques, open studios,...

The Howse that was so fayre

The Howse that was so fayre – Discovering Old Campden House and Gardens, new information from archaeology and research will be available in a book to be launched in Sept 2018. There will be an open weekend on Sat 15th and Sun 16th Sept between 11am and 4pm when...

Gordon Russell Museum – Broadway

The Gordon Russell Museum – Broadway The museum celebrates the life and work of renowned furniture designer Sir Gordon Russell and his company. Schooled in the Arts and Crafts tradition of the Cotswolds, Gordon Russell believed that the hand crafted tradition of...

New Amateur Photo competition in Campden

Campden Information Centre and The Bantam Tea rooms reveal details of a new amateur photo competition in Campden We are holding a photographic competition this Summer and would like you to enter your shots of Chipping Campden in the following categories: Unusual...

Campden Town F.C. Under 11’s new players wanted

Players Wanted for Campden Town FC under 11’s Ambassador League – Evesham Newly registered Chipping Campden Town Under 11* Football Team will be running ‘open’ training sessions in August at Cotswold Leisure, Chipping Campden School. The first of three...

Moreton in Marsh show

Moreton in Marsh show, the Countryside in a day….farming,food and family fun. One of the country’s biggest one-day agricultural shows has something for everyone to see, do, taste and buy. That’s its appeal and what organisers pride themselves on providing. There...

Open Gardens weekend in Campden

Open Gardens weekend, Campden.This is an annual event held over a weekend every June for the last 35 years and has proved extremely popular with visitors and locals alike. it is also an opportunity to show case our beautiful town. There always around 30 gardens, large...

Chipping Campden’s High St. bucks the trend

  Chipping Campden’s High Street bucks the trend. It has seen a number of new additions to its High Street in the last year, which the chairman of Campden Business Forum, Nick West, claims is in sharp contrast to many places in the country. He said:...

Scuttlebrook Wake is only a week away

Scuttlebrook Wake is reliant on the community of Chipping Campden to show the spirit of Campden and therefore we would urge everyone in the community to get involved whether that be the fancy dress parade, window competition, watching events in the Square or visiting...

Roadworks affecting Chipping Campden & District

There are  more roadworks planned in our area between now and the end of May, the one that will create the most holdups will that on Aston Road. Please see the map for more information. Main events effecting Campden as follows:- Aston Road, Chipping Campden between...

Breaking News B4035 Road closure

The B4035 from the Gloucestershire County Boundary to Clay Lane, Chipping Campden will be closed from today, 25th April, until the 2nd May (not including weekends). During the closure times of 0730 to 1730 a gateman will be in place at either end of the closure to...
Dover’s Games Cancelled for 2017

Dover’s Games Cancelled for 2017

Robert Dover’s Games cancelled this year. It is with reluctance and much regret that the decision has been taken to cancel this year’s planned Robert Dover’s Cotswold Olimpick Games which was due to take place on Friday 2nd June 2017. ​This is not a decision...
Campden Local Businesses Propel School Team to Silverstone

Campden Local Businesses Propel School Team to Silverstone

A team of three local students from Chipping Campden Academy and The Cotswold School recently took part in the ‘F1 in Schools Technology Challenge’ South West Regional Finals. Thanks to the support in the form of sponsorship from many Campden businesses, the team came...

Campden’s new butchers shop Fillet and Bone

Campden’s new butchers shop Fillet and Bone opens today in L.Smith’s old premises in the High St .Midlands entrepreneurs Chris Gates and Pat Willins bought the old L Smith Family Butchers when it closed in the autumn of 2016. Renowned restaurateur Barry...

The Bulletin is Back at Campden Online

The Bulletins back online at www.campdenonline.org We are pleased to announce  that marvellous local paper the Campden Bulletin is back online at www.campdenonline.org We have now added the latest editions following the revamp of the site.  This worthy journal of life...

Chipping Campden church tower is county’s best

The church tower of St James  in Chipping Campden has been named as one of the 50 best medieval church towers or spires in England. The Tower features in a new book by architect, Julian Flannery, which is the result  of five years research.When he visited the church...

Local Business Man sponsors Sth African boys Football Team

Local Business Man, Mike Honour of Mike Honour Lattice Windows, has put himself in the frame for a sponsorship of a boy’s football team in South Africa. He said, “The Cotswolds are such a lovely place to live. I feel very privileged to have lived and worked here for...

Princess Royal visits Chipping Campden

Staff at Robert Welch, our own internationally renowned design studio were delighted to welcome a royal visitor to their Cotswold HQ here in Chipping Campden. They were visited by the Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, on the 20th Jan as part of the celebrations to...
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