With the sun shining and the summer holidays in sight, there is plenty to look forward to over the coming months. As the new Cabinet Member for Culture and Events, I thought it would be worth giving you a flavour of some of the many events and activities on offer throughout the district this summer.
With just days to go before the return of Chichester District Council's popular Summer Street Party, shoppers and visitors are being reminded not to miss the celebrations on Sunday 9 July between 10am and 4pm.
We all understand how challenging it has been for Midhurst residents and businesses since the fire in March, so it is such good news that the road through the town has now been reopened to vehicles. Let's all think about how we can support Midhurst over the coming weeks
With work to shore up the fire damaged buildings in Midhurst now complete, West Sussex County Council, as the Highways Authority, will re-open the A286 North Street to two-way vehicular traffic by close of play today (Friday 23 June).
A climate change documentary produced by students from Chichester Free School will be screened at Chichester Cinema at New Park on Monday 26 June.
Chichester District Council's popular Summer Street Party returns on Sunday 9 July, offering a day full of family-friendly activities and entertainment, an array of local food vendors, and competitions and giveaways from city centre businesses.