If you are looking to reach our district's 113,800 residents, 6,645 businesses and 51,000 workers, then we can help you. 

The Chichester District is home to a varied and affluent demographic, ranging from retired professionals to families and young workers. It also has the highest number of full-time students in West Sussex.

From our residents' magazine, initiatives, which reaches every home and business, to recycling truck billboards, which traverse the district's 300,000 square miles, you can select the areas and people you wish to target.

What's more, by associating your brand with ours you will be contributing to the local community, as all income generated through advertising and sponsorship is reinvested in community and council services.

Council website advertising


Stand out on our highly rated website which attracts around 475,000 visitors each month and over 4.5 million page views a year. With pages ranging from leisure and business information, to transport, jobs and housing, we are confident we have an online platform to reach the audience you are targeting.

We offer:

  • exclusivity with only one advert displayed on each web page and an automatic hyperlink to your website.
  • monthly reports on advert impressions and click through rates to your website.
  • a higher profile as links to an authoritative website can improve your Google ranking.

Our web adverts are 720 pixel wide x 81 pixel high when viewed on a desktop or 320 x 40 pixels when viewed on a mobile phone.

E-Biz business newsletter advertising


If you would like to target businesses across the district, why not advertise in our business newsletter - Ebiz - which is sent to around 700 local businesses.Our newsletter provides updates on business funding, workshops, training, events, projects and research and is only available upon request. With only one advert permitted in each issue, your business will really stand out.

Initiatives magazine


Reach every home and business across the district with our flagship residents' magazine, initiatives. This informative magazine, now established for over 20 years, is valued by both readers and advertisers. Its proven format is why advanced booking is recommended.

65,000 copies of this full-colour magazine are published three times a year and delivered by Royal Mail directly to each household and business. Our latest Initiative magazine issue and previous editions are also available online.

pdf icon Initiatives booking pack 2021 [1Mb]

We also work with Arun District Council to offer advertising in its residents' magazine Arun Times.

Please get in touch for a copy of our latest booking pack.

Recycling truck billboards


Imagine being able to target specific roads and communities across the Chichester District to build your brand awareness? That's precisely what you can do with our effective recycling truck billboard advertising.

If you are looking for a new approach, then take advantage of this unique promotional opportunity. Panels are weather resistant so stay clean and sharp throughout your campaign.

Sponsorship of our award-winning community projects


If you want to build relationships with different age groups across the district then why not sponsor one of our award-winning community projects.  

This effective and worthwhile investment will allow you to:

  • Engage with targeted audiences and raise your profile in the press and local community.
  • Align yourself with a respected brand and tailor your package to suit specific budget and marketing.
  • Support your company's Corporate and Social Responsibility aims.

Our current projects include: independent living initiatives, student well-being programmes, Against Litter projects, museum exhibitions and learning programmes and parks and gardens projects. Please phone 01243 521069 to discuss how we can work together to benefit your business and the local community.

To find out more about our advertising and sponsorship prices and packages, especially for first time advertisers, please download our brochure and booking packs. For specific enquiries fill in our advertising and sponsorship enquiry form.