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East Head Adaptive Management

East Head Adaptive Management

East Head is one of the fastest moving sand and shingle spits in the United Kingdom, and one of the last surviving pieces of natural coastline in West Sussex. The sand dunes of East Head are important features at the entrance to Chichester Harbour, which are used for recreation... read more »

RSPB Medmerry Map

RSPB Medmerry Map

The RSPB have issued a new map showing the path round Medmerry. Although a path has been created round most of the reserve, the RSPB are keen to point out that agreements with landowners have not been obtained for the whole route. People are asked to respect the section... read more »

Flooding Reference Guide

Flooding Reference Guide

The Home Owners' Guide to Flood Resilience is written especially with the home owner in mind. The guide  illustrates the variety of ways a home can be protected and aims to reduce the worry about what flood protection products to use. It also explains when it is appropriate to use them. The guide has... read more »

Novium free entry from 17th Nov

Novium free entry from 17th Nov

From Monday the 17th of November, entry to the Novium Museum in central Chichester will be free. Their collections span thousands of years of human history - from Prehistoric stone tools to protest banners from the 1990s. Collections of social history artefacts, archaeology and geology collections catalogue the history of the district and directly connect local... read more »

Keep It Real

Keep It Real

Keep it Real is a new toolkit to help tourism businesses to sell sustainability as part of their unique offer, something many organisations on the Manhood Peninsula do already for their visitors. It is designed for those businesses who have already taken action to be more sustainable and want to maximise the... read more »

Rare birds at Medmerry

Rare birds at Medmerry

For the first time in nearly thirty years, rare Black Winged Stilts have hatched at two sites in the UK, one of which is Medmerry. The RSPB announced this amazing fact a few days ago. Black Winged Stilts are found rarely in northern climes, but climate change and increasing... read more »

Medmerry

Medmerry

Most of the new paths have been open in their unfinished state this winter, and many people have taken the chance to try them out. Many people have been delighted, even in this condition. A temporary leaflet to help you find your way around Medmerry is available at the... read more »

Clean Bathing Beaches

Clean Bathing Beaches

The Marine Conservation Society have recommended hundreds of UK beaches as having excellent water quality for taking a dip. Their annual ‘Good Beach Guide’, http://www.goodbeachguide.co.uk/  launched on Tuesday 15th April 2014, states that 'One of the UK’s driest summers in recent memory has resulted in more bathing beaches than ever... read more »

A Distinctive Peninsula

A Distinctive Peninsula

The Natural England publication - the Natural England National Character Area Profile: 126 South Coast Plain (NE525) –  was published 24 February 2014. This excellent piece of work highlights the importance of the Manhood Peninsula as a ‘Distinct Area’ in the South Coast NCA – as ‘one of the last,... read more »

Operation Watershed

Operation Watershed

Operation Watershed was set up by West Sussex County Council primarily to repair damage to highway and drainage infrastructure caused by extreme weather. In addition it has also supported communities by enabling them to take responsibility for local flooding and land drainage  issues. It has done this through the allocation of funds,... read more »

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