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District Dispatch - 9 April 2024

As I'm sure you're all too aware, we are seeing more extreme weather events over recent years. This is why it's so important that we are all able to plan and prepare.

Exhibition launch event offers an opportunity to meet 'real' dinosaurs in Chichester

Families are invited to join an exclusive VIP (Very Important Palaeontologist) Day to celebrate the launch of an exciting new dinosaur exhibition at The Novium Museum in Chichester!

'Chichester Antiques, Vintage & Decorative Arts' street market returns to city centre

An exciting market that features a wealth of vintage goods and upcycled items will be heading to Chichester city centre later this month.

Free programme of creative workshops launched to celebrate the beauty of Medmerry Nature Reserve

Nature enthusiasts are being invited to help capture the stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife at the RSPB Medmerry Nature Reserve, as part of an exclusive series of creative workshops.

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.

Easter closure

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Thursday 28 March 2024 and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2 April 2024.

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.