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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 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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    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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    Report a Problem With a Road or Pavement

    Please Note: West Sussex County Council has changed the process for reporting road & pavement issues. If you have bookmarked or saved the Love West Sussex web URL or App to your device then please delete and save Report a problem with a road or pavement Ongoing work to improve our customer journey to Report a problem with aroad or pavement has now commenced with the launch of new onlineforms in November 2022.These new forms have enhanced mapping capabilities and are mobilefriendly for reporting defects when out and about. We have classified andgrouped the types of defect reports previously reported via ‘Love WestSussex’ and created separate landing pages on our…

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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: www.chichester.gov.uk/wastecollectioncalendar. 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…