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Category: "news-and-events"

Did you know..... Discretionary grants for Chichester based community groups

Chichester City Council awards discretionary grants to local groups twice a year (subject to funding availability). Are you a Chichester based community group? Is your fundraising a problem? Would a small grant help? If the answer to these questions is ‘Yes’, it is time to contact Chichester City Council and find out if... read more »

Did you know..... Free water bottle refill at The Council House

Did you know..... Free water bottle refill at The Council House

Did you know that Chichester City Council participates in the Refill scheme? Instead of using all those throw away plastic water bottles, bring your refillable bottle to the front desk in The Council House, North Street and we will happily fill it back up for you.  read more »

Did you know..... The Mayor of Chichester

Did you know …….the Mayor of Chichester (for 2019-2020 - Councillor Richard Plowman) attends in excess of 200 engagements each year in support of local businesses and organisations. This is in addition to the formal meetings he attends at both the City and District Councils.read more »

Did you know..... graffiti and street cleaning reporting

If you are out and about in Chichester and spot occurrences of graffiti, littering or other issues that need clearing up, please report it to the District Council using the following online form: Report graffiti or street cleaning issue in Chichester Let's keep Chichester clean and tidy for... read more »

City wide wedding open day coming to Chichester

On Sunday 26th January 2020, Chichester's City wide wedding open day returns. The City Council will be opening the beautiful 18th century Council Chamber in The Council House, North Street, for prospective couples to view and to discuss what the City Council has to offer. The Council Chamber will be open... read more »

Chichester City Council - Christmas office closure

Please note that Chichester City Council offices will be closing for Christmas at 12 noon on Tuesday 24 December 2019.   We will reopen at 9am on Thursday 2 January 2020.   If you need to get in touch with your Councillor during this time, you can find their contact details here: Chichester... read more »

Discretionary Grant applications open

The Chichester City Council Discretionary Grant scheme for 2020-2021 has now opened. The scheme is aimed at community not-for-profit organisations whose activities benefit the people of Chichester. If you are interested in the Grant scheme, please have a look at the web page and read through the guidelines. Chichester City Council... read more »

Remembrance Sunday road closures - 10th November

Please note that, in order to allow for the Remembrance Sunday parades to take place, the following Road Closure Orders will be in force from 10.40am until 12.00pm pm Sunday 10th November 2019. North Street - from the Council House to the Market Cross East Street - all St... read more »

Chichester Remembers

Chichester Remembers

The annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service at Litten Gardens will be held on Sunday 10th November. The main parade will leave from East Street at approximately 10.35am with the Civic parade departing from in front of the Council House, North Street, a few minutes later. Both parades will then head... read more »

Neighbourhood Plan - public consultation survey goes live

As part of the public consultation for the Chichester Neighbourhood Plan, Chichester City Council has launched a survey to gather views from the local population about what should or shouldn't be included in the finished Plan. The survey is available online here: neighbourhoodsurvey.chichestercity.gov.uk Paper copies can be obtained from... read more »

Chichester Neighbourhood Plan public meeting announced

Chichester City Council is preparing a Neighbourhood Plan to give local people more influence on planning decisions. We need local people to tell us what you think about local issues. To launch the public consultation phase there will be a public meeting in The Assembly Room, The Council House, North Street,... read more »

Afternoon tea with the Mayor of Chichester

Following the success of the first event, the Mayor of Chichester will once again be hosting an exclusive afternoon tea on Wednesday 23rd of October in aid of the Mayor's charities. Tea will be served between 3 and 5pm in the beautiful surroundings of the Mayor's Parlour in The Council... read more »

Job Vacancy - Property Maintenance Officer

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE OFFICER 37 hours per week salary £20,344 - £22,462 (SP 9-14) Chichester City Council is seeking an enthusiastic, committed and adaptable person to join the Property Maintenance Team, reporting to and assisting the Property Manager in the maintenance of City Council buildings, green spaces and other assets. This role would... read more »

Street name signs to honour Royal Sussex Regiment Victoria Cross recipients

Street name signs to honour Royal Sussex Regiment Victoria Cross recipients

Following a request from the Chichester Branch of the Royal Sussex Regimental Association, Chichester City Council is delighted to announce that street signs on Roussillon Park will shortly be replaced with new signs that will include citations about the Victoria Cross recipients whom the roads are named after. The roads... read more »

Tea with the Mayor of Chichester

Join the Mayor of Chichester on Wednesday 25th of September for an exclusive afternoon tea in aid of the Mayor's charities. Tea will be served in the beautiful surroundings of the Mayor's Parlour in The Council House, North Street, Chichester. The tea will cost £18 per head and will include a... read more »

Lighting up Litten Gardens

Chichester City Council is pleased to announce that the installation of new heritage lamp posts around the main path in Litten Gardens has now bee completed. The project is intended to extend the time that the Gardens can be used and to improve the safety for visitors at night. Using low... read more »

A Celebration of Brewery Field - Community Open Day - 25th August 2019

Come along on Sunday 25th August from 12pm to 4pm for this FREE, fun family event celebrating Brewery Field. Located just behind the West Sussex County Council Records Office on Orchard St, Brewery Field is community space for everyone to enjoy. The day will see a Teddy Bears' picnic, the Chichester... read more »

Annual Civic Awards - nominations sought

Chichester City Council is seeking nominations for its Annual Civic Awards. The Civic Awards are presented to people who have made a significant contribution to the wellbeing of the people of Chichester or the City itself as well as recognising works undertaken that enhance the look of the City or... read more »

Change of dates - Finance Committee and Council

Please note that, in a change to the previously published calendar of Council and Committee meetings, the new dates for Council and Finance Committee for September are as follows: Finance Committee - 4th September 2019 - 5.30pm Council - 11th September - 6.00pm A revised calendar is now available on... read more »

Heritage Award for World War 1 Memorial Sculpture

Heritage Award for World War 1 Memorial Sculpture

We are very pleased to announce that The Woodland Centre has received a Highly Commended certificate in the Building Craft category for the World War 1 centenary commemorative statue in Litten Gardens. The sculpture, commissioned by Chichester City Council, was installed in the Garden of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Litten... read more »

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