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    Notice of uncontested election results

    Chichester District Council has announced that as the number of candidates was lower than the number of vacancies to be filled at the election in May 2023, the election was declared to be uncontested and the candidates were elected as unopposed. As such, it was not necessary to hold an election for the Parish. See the Notice of Uncontested Election which sets out the persons who were duly elected as parish councillors for West Dean. Although there were insufficient candidates for an election, a quorum was achieved (three councillors or one third of the total seats, whichever is the greater). The Parish Council is required to co-opt qualified people to…

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    Festive waste and recycling collection dates confirmed for Chichester District

    Residents in the Chichester District are being advised that the waste and recycling collection dates will be altering slightly over the festive period.  Residents can download and print out their own personalised waste, recycling and garden recycling collection dates by visiting: Other changes to collection services include the Garden Recycling Service which will stop on Friday 23 December, starting up again on Monday 9 January 2023. There will also be some slight changes to the clinical waste collections — all affected residents will be contacted directly. General waste and recycling collections over Christmas and New Year are as follows: Normal Collection Day Pre-Christmas week Christmas week New Yearweek Post-New Year Monday 12…

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    West Sussex Covid update – Roadmap out of lockdown

    West Sussex COVID-19 News – Roadmap out of lockdown – vaccines – and moreYahoo/Inbox West Sussex County Council <>To:westdeanpc@yahoo.comFri, Feb 26 at 6:12 PM COVID-19 update When will I get my jab? West Sussex Suffragettes celebrated in episode two of West Sussex Unwrapped II Update on birth registrations in West Sussex How has the pandemic affected young people? Listen to our new podcast Know someone who would like to receive this eNewsletter? COVID-19 updateThe infection rates in West Sussex continue to drop. View our data dashboard here.At the same time, more than half a million COVID-19 vaccinations have already been given to protect people across Sussex in the most vulnerable groups.We’re now…

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    Covid Update – March 2021

    People aged 60 and over are now eligible for their COVID vaccination This week people aged 60 to 64 will be starting to receive their invitations to book their COVID jab. Letters will be arriving from the national booking service inviting them to visit or call 119 free of charge to arrange their appointment. By following these steps, anyone in this group will be able to book an appointment at the larger vaccination centres or pharmacy led services. Extending the programme to those aged 60 and over means that everyone in the first seven priority groups are now eligible for their vaccination, with people aged between 50 and 60 set to be invited shortly. The…

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    Town and Parish News February 2021

    Issue 25| February 2021 Latest on COVID-19Great to see that rates of COVID-19 cases continue to fall in areas of West Sussex but we urge you to act like you have it and #KeepWestSussexSafe.  In the seven days to Tuesday 2 February there were 1,795 new cases. This means on average, 256 people are testing positive for COVID-19 each day in West Sussex. However, cases are falling compared to the previous week.  The latest data indicates there have been 37,758 cases so far in West Sussex as at Sunday 7th February 2021. This is 4,370 cases per 100,000 population.Around one in three people infected with the virus do not have any symptoms and could be passing it on…

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    Covid Vaccination Programme Update

    Sussex Covid-19 vaccination programme online info Covid-19 vaccination programmeWest Sussex daily update12 January 2020Message from the programme  Today we have launched this new daily update for the COVID-19 vaccination programme across your local area. This aims to inform you of the progress being made to roll out the programme and to sign post you and others to relevant local information about the vaccination.   We know how important it is at this time to have regular, clear and consistent communications as we step up the programme and will be doing everything possible to keep you updated.  Understandably, everyone wants to know when they will get their vaccine and in response to this, we have launched a…

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    Town and Parish News January 2021

    Issue 23 | Special edition COVID-19 news January 2021 Vaccination rolloutTo help you answer questions from residents on the vaccine rollout in West Sussex please view updated details here.The website also includes what residents can expect when they have their vaccination and a detailed list of FAQs, which can be found here. This page also provides contact details if you have a question or want to give feedback. National lockdown restrictionsYou can familiarise yourself with the new lockdown restrictions in full by visiting the GOV.UK website There are campaign resources including posters that you can download here.You can also help us get the message out about the new lockdown rules by sharing this information within your community messaging…

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    Town and Council Parish News December 2020

    New Tier 2 ‘High Alert’ rules now in place West Sussex has been placed in Tier 2. Please help us get the message out about the new tier-2 rules by sharing the following within your community messaging groups (e.g. Whatsapp, Facebook, emails etc.) The new restrictions include: Mixing indoors only with people in the same household or bubble Sticking to the rule of six outdoors (including private gardens) COVID-secure businesses can re-open Spectators will be allowed to watch sport, with a maximum crowd capacity outdoors of 50% of the capacity of the stadium or 2,000 people, whichever is smaller. Indoors, the maximum capacity is 1,000 Indoor entertainment venues, such as…

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    Coronavirus Update 1st December 2020

    Issued by the Communications Team – This briefing is to keep you updated on the evolving situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the actions being taken in the district. Who does it affect? Residents and businesses within the district Chichester District Council staff and councillors Parish councils Community groups and charitable organisations In this briefing ·         Latest update ·         Service status update ·         Businesses urged to apply for grants ·         New funding opportunity for local businesses ·         COVID Ambassadors to assist in our High Streets ·         Shop local, Visit local, Support local ·         Chichester Farmers’ Markets ·         Parking offers ·         St Wilfrid’s Christmas tree recycling scheme ·         Coronavirus related advice from Citizens’ Advice ·         Chichester’s Wednesday and Saturday markets…

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    West Sussex Covid-19 Update

    West Sussex will be in Tier 2 from next week New local restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus will come into effect next week. The government has announced that from Wednesday (December 2), West Sussex will be in Tier 2. This is for areas with a higher or rapidly rising level of infections, and some additional restrictions will need to be in place. You can find a full breakdown of the new restrictions here. National restrictions continue to apply until December 2. Local support for NHS Test & Trace A new service has just gone live to support the national NHS Test and Trace system.Working from West Sussex County Council’s COVID-19 Community…

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