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Free open-air painting workshops are coming to the Chichester District!

Explore the vibrant colours of the Chichester District this summer with a series of free open-air painting sessions this June!

Bank holiday closure

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 24 May 2024 and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 28 May 2024.

Council agrees funding for vital river restoration projects in Chichester District

Projects aimed at restoring three of the Chichester District's rare river habitats have received a boost after councillors agreed to help fund them.

District Dispatch - 21 May 2024

With the bank holiday weekend and half-term holidays nearly upon us, many parents and grandparents will be looking for activities to keep their little ones entertained. I'm pleased to let you know that we have plenty of activities to keep the whole family occupied!

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.

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.

Further security measures to be introduced to deter unauthorised encampments in Chichester

Further measures to deter unauthorised encampments on key public car parks in Chichester will be introduced following a decision by leading councillors.

District Dispatch - 14 May 2024

The council has been working extremely hard over the past few years to cut its carbon emissions, as part of our Climate Emergency Action Plan.

Local artists unveil unique new art pieces at Medmerry Nature Reserve

Three unique new art pieces, designed and installed by local artists, are to be unveiled at RSPB Medmerry Nature Reserve on Friday 31 May from 2pm.

Exciting programme of festive events is being explored for the city

Chichester District Council is looking to hold a number of events and activities in Chichester city centre this festive period.

District Dispatch - 8 May 2024

I hope you're all having a great spring so far. As we head into the summer months and the days are longer and hopefully brighter, many of us will be out and about. With this in mind, I wanted to remind you about the exciting events programme that we have in store!

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.