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Rolls-Royce expansion in Chichester is approved

A planning application to expand the Rolls-Royce plant in Westhampnett, Chichester was approved by Chichester District Council at its planning committee on Wednesday 27 March. This is subject to a legal agreement which will be finalised before the decision is issued.

District Dispatch - 2 April 2024

If you have a garden then this time of year is always brimming with excitement, especially when you see the first daffodil blooms in all their glory. With spring fast approaching we'll hopefully be able to get outside a bit more and start preparing for warmer weather.

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.

District Dispatch - 26 March 2024

None of us like littering, fly tipping and dog fouling, and this is why we have been working hard with your help to make sure that our area continues to be one of the most beautiful places to live and work in the country.

'Going Green' grant is helping Chichester museum reduce carbon emissions

The Novium Museum in Chichester has been upgrading its lighting to help reduce its carbon footprint thanks to a £4,000 grant from South East Museum Development.

Successful bid for funding will help Chichester swimming pool become more energy efficient

A bid for government funding to help projects aimed at improving the energy efficiency of the swimming pool at Chichester's Westgate Leisure Centre has been successful.

Work starts on refurbishing key public conveniences in the Chichester District

Work to refurbish public conveniences across the Chichester District has just started.

Preparation work to start on introducing food waste collections to Chichester District

The green light has been given to start initial work on a major project to introduce weekly food waste collections across Chichester District.

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!

Nominations to open for Selsey Town Council by-election

Candidates are being sought to fill a vacancy at Selsey Town Council in the run up to a by-election on Thursday 2 May 2024

District Dispatch - 19 March 2024

Recently, I've been finding out about some of the amazing projects across the district that we have helped fund, using money that we have secured from the Government's Levelling Up Fund.

District Dispatch - 12 March 2024

At the end of February, councillors set the budget for the year ahead and agreed to increase our portion of council tax by £5.41 a year for the average taxpayer.