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Somerset Reminiscences

Somerset Reminiscences Stephen’s thoughts on Somerset past in the March magazine prompted some reminiscences of my own. Somerset in the 80’s- perhaps not that long ago but it was one of those places that managed to retain much of its magic in small hamlets such as ours. Our smallholding, with its 16th Century farmhouse overlooking …

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Southbourne Standard – News from the Parish Council 

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation  Having received the Southbourne Parish Neighbourhood Plan Review 2019-2037 Submission Plan in March, Chichester District Council (CDC) launched their consultation process (Regulation 16) on 8 April, 2021.   The Plan sets out a vision for the future of the parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications locally. …

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Magazine Article: Chichester’s coastal plain is at a tipping point

Fears are growing about the future of Chichester’s coastal plain as more and more community representatives urge politicians and policy makers to prioritise the environment and climate change resilience, claiming the area is now at a tipping point.   Chichester Harbour, the Manhood peninsula and the surrounding coastal hinterland form one of the south coast’s …

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A time for reflection – A message from Cllr Paul Marshall, leader of the council

    On this day one year ago, our country entered a period of national restrictions to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. The pandemic changed our lives overnight and continues to impact on us all. Today we reflect on all we have experienced in the last year, especially the tragic loss of many of …

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Funding for Cycling-Related Projects in Chichester and Midhurst

    Funding will pay for feasibility work into cycling-related projects in Chichester and Midhurst  Work on cycling-related projects in the Chichester District will move forward over the next year thanks to a £61,000 funding boost. Chichester District Council applied to the West Sussex Business Rates Pool (BRP) for the money as part of its commitment …

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