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Bank holiday closure - 8 May

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 5 May 2023 and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 9 May 2023.

Work continues at pace to support Midhurst

Work is continuing at pace to support businesses and the community in Midhurst following the fire in North Street.

Bank holiday closure - 1 May

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 28 April 2023 and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2 May 2023.

Statement on the Midhurst Fire from the Multi-Agency Recovery Group (27 April)

"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.

Coronation weekend celebrations to bring communities together across Chichester District

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.

District Dispatch - 26 April 2023

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.

Midhurst fire update from South Downs National Park Authority (25 April)

South Downs National Park Authority commissions plans to shore up Midhurst buildings damaged by fire

Authorities planning to use statutory powers to take over the shoring up of Midhurst buildings

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.

District Dispatch - 18 April 2023

It's hard to believe that we're nearly in May and almost two weeks away from this year's district and parish elections, which will take place on Thursday 4 May.

Grant scheme launched to support Midhurst Town Centre businesses

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.

Residents and visitors urged to support Midhurst businesses following major fire

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.

District Dispatch - 11 April 2023

I hope that you had a lovely Easter and managed to take part in one of the many activities that were taking place across the district.