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Brian Waters steps down

Brian Waters steps down

The Manhood Peninsula Partnership has announced that Brian Waters, one of its two project leaders, is to resign after 11 years with the organisation. The part-time Partnership was formed under the chairmanship of Councillor Peter Jones in 2001, with local resident Carolyn Cobbold as the other leader. Carolyn had... read more »

RSPB and Pagham Harbour

RSPB and Pagham Harbour

The legal paperwork transferring the day-to-day management of core areas of Pagham Harbour from WSCC to the RSPB was completed on the 1st February 2012. It has taken a long time, but it has enabled a great working relationship to develop between the two organisations, who agree that this gives the... read more »

Pagham Harbour Questionnaire

Pagham Harbour Questionnaire

Fieldworkers working for Chichester District Council will be at Pagham Harbour over the next couple of weeks, inviting visitors to take part in a questionnaire that is seeking to understand how local residents access the countryside around where they live and how access patterns may change in the future.... read more »

Leave some holly for wildlife

Leave some holly for wildlife

The RSPB are asking people to take care when decking the halls this winter, and leave some holly for the wildife that need these prickly bushes for food and protection. Richard James, from the RSPB’s wildlife enquiries team, said: “You can’t beat a bit of holly around the house to make... read more »

Getting Ready For Winter

Getting Ready For Winter

The Government has just released its latest Winter Readiness Report based on figures gathered earlier this year from local councils, who were asked how prepared they were for another winter onslaught. Thankfully the latest research by those looking after our highways shows a number of ways in which councils, including West... read more »

Foreshores Consultation

Foreshores Consultation

A consultation has started asking for views on how Chichester District Council manages activities on its foreshore between Pagham and Chichester Harbours. Activities are incredibly varied, including horse riding, fossil hunting, swimming, and sailing among others. The variety, unfortunately, can result in conflicts of interest and the consultation aims... read more »

Medmerry October update

Medmerry October update

The Environment Agency has released the most recent update about progress of work on the Medmerry Realignment Scheme, and a proposed timetable for future works, including breach of the Medmerry shingle embankment. Read more in the October Update provided by the Environment Agencyread more »

Selsey Fireworks

Selsey Fireworks

The 2011 Selsey Firework show will take place on Saturday 15th October. This year there will be a sports theme because 2011 is so near to both the World Cup and the UK Olympics. Gates open at 6pm, and the bonfire is at 8pm. Fireworks start at 8.30pm. For more details... read more »

Medmerry

Medmerry

The Environment Agency have announced that work will begin shortly on the Medmerry realignment scheme. Events due to take place shortly are described below, but more information can be found on the Environment Agency website: www.environment-agency.gov.uk/medmerry. Access Road Construction: work on the access road to what will be the... read more »

The Natural Choice

The Natural Choice

A new white paper was launched in June this year outlining the UK government's ambitions for the natural environment over the next 50 years and beyond. Under the white paper, The Natural Choice, Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) would be set up to allow local partnerships to take forward opportunities for restoring biodiversity and... read more »

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