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    D-Day 80th Anniversary Tea Party

    West Dean Parish Council is holding a Tea Party to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day on Saturday 8 June at the Selsey Arms Pub. From 3pm – 5.30pm there will be live music, food, cakes, scones, tea and coffee, and live music. From 6pm – 7pm there will be bingo. There will also be a tombola and a cake competition – one large or one plate of small cakes or traybake. Please come along and join our celebration!

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    Cemetery memorial inspection

    An inspection of all memorials at the Cemetery and Churchyard at St Andrew’s Church in West Dean will take place week beginning Monday 13 May 2024. This is part of the Parish Council’s ongoing safety programme. Any memorial that has not met the health and safety requirements will be provided with a notice and temporary support. The Parish Council will undertake works to make any memorial safe and will try to contract the holders of exclusive right of burial if records exist. For your own safety, and that of all visitors to the cemetery, please do not attempt to test memorials yourself. Any work to repair memorials must be undertaken…

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    Annual Parish Meeting, 8 May 2024

    The Annual Meeting of Electors for the Parish of West Dean will be held at West Dean College on Wednesday 8 May 2024 at 7pm. All electors of the Parish are invited to attend. The meeting is organised by the Parish Council on behalf of the local community to enable residents to find out more about local issues and to have a say on anything they consider to be important to the Parish. Please see the meeting agenda below.

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    Notice of District Elections

    NOTICE OF ELECTION CHICHESTER DISTRICT COUNCIL 4 MAY 2023 1     Elections are to be held of Councillors for the following Wards :- Ward Number of Councillors to be elected CHICHESTER CENTRAL 1 CHICHESTER EAST 2 CHICHESTER NORTH 2 CHICHESTER SOUTH 2 CHICHESTER WEST 2 EASEBOURNE (Parishes of Easebourne, Heyshott and Lodsworth) 1 FERNHURST (Parishes of Fernhurst, Lurgashall, Linch, Linchmere and Milland) 2 FITTLEWORTH (Parishes of Barlavington, Bignor, Bury, Duncton, East Lavington, Fittleworth, Graffham, Stopham and Sutton) 1 GOODWOOD (Parishes of Boxgrove, Eartham, East Dean, Singleton, Upwaltham, West Dean and Westhampnett) 1 HARBOUR VILLAGES (Parishes of Appledram, Bosham, Chidham, Donnington and Fishbourne) 3 HARTING (Parishes of Elsted & Treyford, Harting, Nyewood,…

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    Notice of Parish Election

    NOTICE OF ELECTION PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS 4 MAY 2023 1.      Elections are to be held of Councillors for the Parishes and Parish Wards named below:- Parish or Ward Number of Councillors to be elected Person from whom Nomination Papers can be obtained BIRDHAM 9 Imogen Whitaker – clerk@birdhamparishcouncil.gov.uk – 01243 575094 BOSHAM 11 Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, East Pallant, Chichester, PO19 1TY – 01243 521010 – elections@chichester.gov.uk BOXGROVE 9   Henry Potter – hpotter@chichester.gov.uk – 07792 857973 CHIDHAM AND HAMBROOK 10 Bambi Jones, Clerk – clerk@chidhamandhambrook-pc.gov.uk COMPTON 7 Rachel Foister – clerk@comptonwestsussex-pc.gov.uk – 02392 631806 DONNINGTON 9 Nicola Swann – Clerk donningtonpc@gmail.com – 07752 248905 EARNLEY 5 Louise…

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    Parish Council elections

    Nomination papers can be submitted from 23 March 2023. The last day for receipt is 4pm on Tuesday, 4 April 2023. Completed papers MUST be hand delivered by this date to the Returning Officer, East Pallant House, 1 East Pallant, Chichester, PO19 1TY. Office opening hours are 9am-4pm Monday to Friday.

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    South Downs Planning Newsletter – August 2021

    THE LATEST NEWS FROM YOUR NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY This edition:Health and wellbeing What role should planning have in creating healthier places to live and work?Affordable housing Find out about a new high-quality scheme.Enforcement Learn more about two successful enforcement cases in the National Park.A star is born! Find out about a sensitive conservation project that has given a new lease of life to a historic inn.Download a PDF version of the planning newsletter hereWhy planning for healthy places is good for all of usWelcome to the summer edition of the South Downs Planning Newsletter. Tim Slaney, Director of Planning for the National Park, kicks off this edition with his take on the growing role of planning in helping people’s health and wellbeing. Read…

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    West Sussex County Council August Issue

    Issue 17 | August 2020 New! Launch of our ‘Keep West Sussex Safe’ communications toolkitWe have launched a COVID-19 community communications toolkit for you to use to help us spread the word about our recently launched ‘Keep West Sussex Safe’ campaign. The campaign aims to encourage residents, businesses and communities to stay alert and follow the latest government guidelines to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in West Sussex and therefore reduce the need for local lockdown restrictions.The toolkit contains advice, key messages, social media posts, a digital poster and information about materials available. You can access the toolkit on our dedicated COVID-19 website section.Please use the toolkit and share it…