Chichester district Council

Local schoolchildren are putting their ‘Ideas Into Action’ to help tackle climate change

Local primary school children are turning their ideas around tackling climate change into positive community actions thanks to a popular scheme organised by Chichester District Council. Twenty-two Pupils from Kingsham Primary School, Chichester have been working on the ‘Ideas Into Action’ programme led by the council’s Youth Engagement Officer. The pupils formed three groups to […]

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Residents encouraged to step into summer with HeartSmart Walks

Residents across Chichester District are being encouraged to ‘step into summer’ with the latest programme of HeartSmart walks being offered by Chichester Wellbeing. The walks are completely free and range from 30-minute walks of 1 mile, to all day walks of 10 miles. The walks take place at different locations across the Chichester District and

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Archaeologists will focus on Norman structure during dig in Chichester’s Priory Park

A team of archaeologists will be looking to further our knowledge about a Norman structure in Priory Park, Chichester when they begin their latest dig on Tuesday 21 May. The dig is a collaboration between Chichester and District Archaeology Society and Chichester District Council, with the council’s own archaeologist, James Kenny, leading the project. This

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More residents can now access free home energy efficiency measures

Many more residents across the Chichester District can now benefit from warmer homes that are cheaper to run, following a change to the eligibility criteria of the Home Upgrade grant scheme. The maximum income threshold for the grant has been increased to £36,000 a year, expanding the eligible pool of households who can access free

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Roar-some new exhibition comes to The Novium Museum in Chichester

An egg-citing new exhibition will be roaring into The Novium Museum, Chichester this summer! ‘Dinosaurs: Hungry Hatchlings’ showcases how even the largest dinosaurs started life as eggs and tiny hatchlings. Visitors can discover the secrets of dinosaur eggs and babies with amazing dinosaur specimens from around the world. The exhibition will follow iconic dinosaurs such

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Work starts on refurbishing key public conveniences in the Chichester District

  Work to refurbish public conveniences across the Chichester District has just started. Specialist contractor Mountjoy, which undertakes a range of property maintenance services for several local authorities across the south, is carrying out the work on behalf of Chichester District Council, following a tender process. Work has started at the site in Chichester’s Priory

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Water regulator agrees to partnership working following criticisms in relation to Southern Water

  The watchdog responsible for regulating the water and sewerage industry, Ofwat, has pledged to work more closely with local authorities across the south coast to hold Southern Water to account. Ofwat — the Water Services Regulation Authority — pledged to better partnership working with local authorities at a meeting organised by the Southern Water

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Star Wars characters to take over Chichester City Centre

Star Wars characters to take over Chichester City Centre Star Wars will descend on Chichester City Centre this Saturday 3 February as members of the 501st UK Garrison return to The Novium Museum! The UK Garrison is the principal Star Wars costuming group in the UK, renowned for its ‘movie accurate’ costumes, professionalism and fundraising

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Chichester Farmers’ Market returns with ‘Feel Good Friday’

  Chichester Farmers’ Market returns with ‘Feel Good Friday’ Following a short Christmas break, the Chichester Farmers’ Market returns to the city centre on Friday 19 January, offering a ‘Feel Good’ twist for the first market of the new year. The market will take place in East Street, Chichester, between 9am and 2pm and will

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