"We totally understand that the top priority for the Midhurst community and businesses is to get North Street reopened to vehicles and the frustration that this has not yet happened.
Residents and communities across Chichester District are invited to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort over a weekend of special events.
Not only are we getting closer to the elections — which will be held on Thursday 4 May — but that same week will also mark King Charles III's coronation on Saturday 6 May, with celebrations taking place all weekend.
Following a meeting between the owners of the properties affected by the major fire in Midhurst, their insurance professionals, and the multi-agency recovery group on Wednesday 19 April, it has been established that the owners have been unable to agree a viable way forward to stabilise the listed building, which would allow the road to be reopened in a reasonable timeframe.
A £200,000 grant fund has been launched this week by Chichester District Council to assist Midhurst Town Centre businesses, following the fire at the Angel Inn hotel and the neighbouring buildings on the A286 North Street.
Local residents and visitors are being encouraged to support businesses as work continues to help Midhurst recover following last month's hotel fire at The Angel Inn hotel and neighbouring buildings.
A multi-agency recovery group has today (Thursday 6 April) issued a further update following the major hotel fire at The Angel Inn hotel and neighbouring buildings on the A286 North Street in Midhurst.
Chichester District Council has set aside £300,000 to help Midhurst businesses to recover following the fire at the Angel Inn hotel and neighbouring buildings.