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£220,000 issued to projects in communities across Chichester District to boost economic growth

More than £220,000 has been issued to businesses and community groups in the Chichester District over the last year to help boost the area's economic growth.

Council to bid for Government money to improve habitats and help protect Chichester Harbour from flooding

Leading councillors have given the go ahead to bid for government money so that Chichester District Council's coastal engineering service can develop a plan for the Chichester Harbour area that will help communities prepare for flooding and coastal change. The plan would also help to protect and restore the harbour's habitats and ecosystems.

District Dispatch - 5 March 2024

This week is National Empty Homes Week, which looks to put the spotlight on the important work that is being done to reduce the number of homes that have been left empty for six months or longer.

Council helps property owners bring empty homes back into use

With National Empty Homes Week starting on Monday 4 March, Chichester District Council is urging owners of empty properties to find out how the council can help bring these much-needed homes back into use.

£5.41 council tax rise per year for the average taxpayer is agreed to protect vital services in Chichester District

Chichester District councillors have agreed to increase the average council tax bill by £5.41 a year for a Band D property in order to protect vital services across the district.

District Dispatch - 27 February 2024

National No Smoking Day will take place on 13 March and so this is always a good time to remind people about the range of support that is available.

Laser light show wows crowds at Chichester Canal Basin

Thousands of people came to enjoy a laser light show spectacle at Chichester Canal Basin at the weekend.

District Dispatch - 20 February 2024

I recently had the pleasure of spending the morning with our Rough Sleeper team and Everyone Active to find out more about a unique initiative, which has been helping rough sleepers, and those who are at risk of homelessness, access support.

Unique wellbeing initiative is helping rough sleepers accept support

A unique health and wellbeing initiative launched by Chichester District Council and Everyone Active is helping rough sleepers accept and access support.

District Dispatch - 13 February 2024

At the end of January, we agreed the council's major projects moving forward.

Contractor appointed to undertake routine maintenance of coastal defence assets in Chichester District

Leading councillors have agreed to appoint a specialist contractor to undertake routine maintenance of Chichester District's coastal defence assets.

District Dispatch - 6 February 2024

I was delighted to recently attend the official opening of Chichester's first full-size 3G artificial turf, which has been delivered by the council in partnership with Chichester City Football Club and the Football Foundation.