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District Dispatch - 15 February 2023

You may remember, a couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that we were organising a laser extravaganza light show, which will be set to music, at the Chichester Canal Basin on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 February.

Almost 8,000 trees to be planted in the Chichester District this winter

Residents, community groups, schools, parish councils, charities, businesses, landowners, and tenant farmers applied for a total of almost 8,000 subsidised trees from Chichester District Council as part of a scheme to increase tree planting across the district.

Council completes £340,000 energy efficiency project at its short stay accommodation

Work to improve the energy performance and carbon footprint of part of Chichester District Council's short stay accommodation has now been completed.

Turkey-Syria earthquake

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the devastating earthquake that has struck southern Turkey, devastating parts of Turkey and Syria.

District Dispatch - 8 February 2023

Last week, I explained that our councillors have agreed to move to the next stage of consultation on Chichester's Local Plan.

Stunning laser light show coming to Chichester Canal Basin

A colourful laser light show will be coming to Chichester Canal Basin this month.

Electors in Chichester District will now need to bring photo ID to vote at a polling station in May's local elections

For the first time, residents in Chichester District will need to show photographic ID when they turn out to vote at this year's local elections in May when voting at a polling station.

District Council teams up with local authorities across the South East to demand Southern Water cleans up its act

Chichester District Council is one of more than 40 councils across the South East that have joined together to hold Southern Water to account over pollution and infrastructure failings.

District Dispatch - 1 February 2023

Last week, our councillors agreed to move to the next stage of consultation on Chichester's Local Plan.

Council provides update on key steps taken to tackle climate change in the district

Chichester District councillors have been updated on the positive progress of a number of key actions that have been completed, or are underway, to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the district.

UK Barista Regional Championships coming to Chichester city centre

An exciting and fresh event looking to find the UK's best barista is coming to Chichester city centre next week.

Chichester Local Plan - consultation launched

The next round of public consultation on Chichester's Local Plan will begin shortly, after councillors gave it the green light.