Chichester County Council news

People encouraged to share Shippam’s memories for upcoming exhibition at The Novium Museum

The Novium Museum in Chichester is calling on people to share their memories as part of an exciting project about the former Shippam’s factory. Funded by Arts Council England, the museum will unlock the advertising archive of the former local family-run business, with an exhibition taking place in 2025. The next stage of the project […]

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Christmas Market aims to bring some Christmas Cheer to Chichester city centre

Christmas Market aims to bring some Christmas Cheer to Chichester city centre   A Christmas market will be coming to Chichester city centre on two weekends in December. The ‘Chichester Christmas Cheer’ market will feature a range of artisans and vendors offering a diverse selection of handcrafted gifts, decorations and festive treats. The market will

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Eligible residents urged to apply for Pension Credit and benefit from Cost of Living payment

Chichester District Council is encouraging residents of state pension age to check whether they could claim Pension Credit, which is worth over £3,500 a year on average. Those who claim before 19 May 2023 will also receive the £301 Cost of Living payment. Pension Credit is a tax-free payment for those who have reached pension

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Shop Local this Christmas with Chichester Farmers’ Markets

    Shop Local this Christmas with Chichester Farmers’ Markets Shoppers will be able to buy locally sourced, festive goods at the popular Chichester Farmers’ Markets in December. The market will take place as usual on Friday 2 December, and on Friday 16 December it will move to the Cattle Market car park for that

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Pop-Up Shop initiative welcomes year-round applications

Pop-Up Shop initiative welcomes year-round applications Chichester District Council’s Pop-Up Shop initiative is now welcoming applications from budding entrepreneurs and start-up businesses at any time throughout the year. Previously, applications opened for certain periods of the year and had to be submitted by a specific deadline. Under the relaunched scheme, businesses can submit their application

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Chichester’s Summer Street Party returns this July

Chichester District Council’s Summer Street Party is back on Sunday 17 July, running as an all-day event for the very first time, and showcasing city centre businesses as well as food and entertainment from across the district. The event is also being held in conjunction with the popular Cross Market & More a mixed street

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Council moves forward with plan to improve Bosham car park

Council moves forward with plan to improve Bosham car park   Leading councillors at Chichester District Council have agreed to invest £20,000 in assisting with identifying options for Bosham car park that will both improve the welcome to visitors and enhance links with the village. The site, which is owned by Chichester District Council, currently

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New dates announced for free health and wellbeing programme

New dates announced for free health and wellbeing programme A popular free course that aims to help people in the Chichester District improve their health and wellbeing and achieve sustainable weight loss, has been extended with new dates for 2022. Weigh Better Life, which is run by Chichester District Council’s Wellbeing Team, takes place over

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