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District Dispatch - 24 May 2023

I'd like to start my first district dispatch by introducing myself. I'm Adrian Moss, one of the district councillors for Harbour Villages, and I am the new leader of Chichester District Council.

Archaeologists hope to unearth more secrets under Chichester's Priory Park

Volunteer archaeologists will be hoping to uncover more secrets beneath Chichester's Priory Park with another dig taking place from 23 May - 6 June, every day except Sundays.

New Chairman and Cabinet is announced at Chichester District Council

Chichester District Council has announced its new Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Cabinet, following the recent district elections.

Midhurst fire update from South Downs National Park Authority (18 May)

Work under way to shore up fire-damaged buildings in Midhurst

Residents and businesses reminded to register their interest in solar panel scheme

Residents and businesses in the Chichester District who are interested in purchasing affordable solar panels, are being reminded to register their interest in the Solar Together scheme before applications close on 26 May 2023.

District Dispatch - 17 May 2023

Making sure that people are accessing the support that is available to them is a top priority for us, which is why I want to talk about pension credit this week.

Chichester Roman Week returns this May half-term!

The award-winning Chichester Roman Week is back this May half term, celebrating Chichester's vibrant Roman history with a packed programme of district-wide events, including a spectacular re-enactment in Priory Park on Tuesday 30 May.

Loss of water supply in some areas of the district

Some residents within Chichester District are currently without water (14 May 2023) and Southern Water is working hard to resolve this.

Eligible residents urged to apply for Pension Credit and benefit from Cost of Living payment

Chichester District Council is encouraging residents of state pension age to check whether they could claim Pension Credit, which is worth over £3,500 a year on average. Those who claim before 19 May 2023 will also receive the £301 Cost of Living payment.

Midhurst fire update from South Downs National Park Authority (11 May)

Work to begin Monday on fire-damaged buildings in Midhurst

District Dispatch - 10 May 2023

Last week, the Chichester District and Parish Elections took place. This resulted in 25 Liberal Democrat, five Conservative, four Local Alliance, and two Green Party councillors being elected.

Residents encouraged to have their say on dog control rules in the Chichester District

Chichester District Council is reviewing the rules for dogs in public spaces and is asking people to give their views in a new public consultation starting Wednesday 10 May 2023.