Selsey Bathing Water deemed 'Excellent'

Selsey’s bathing water has met the 'Excellent' standard, according to Southern Water, based on the results of water quality testing carried out by the Environment Agency during the 2019 bathing season. Southern Water has been working in close partnership with Chichester District Council, Selsey Town Council and others, putting in place a range of interventions. These include measures to help prevent dog fouling on/near the beach -a key factor which can badly impact bathing water quality- and investing in a new storm-water storage sewer and improving local wastewater pumping stations. The ‘...
Posted on November 14th 2019Category: General News

Christmas Market returns to Chichester

Chichester will once again host a fantastic, nine-day Christmas Market which will see an array of stalls lining North Street and East Street from 7th– 15th December 2019. The market will be an opportunity for visitors to pick up some unique Christmas gifts, festive groceries and tipples. Hayling Island Donkey Sanctuary will accompany the market with their much-loved Christmas Nativity Scene including live donkeys. This year’s Christmas market will welcome many local traders, as well as those from further afield, providing a range of artisan and ethically traded street foods, groceries, arts,...
Posted on October 23rd 2019Category: General News

Find out more about trying your hand at SUP (Stand Up Paddle)

The sight of Stand Up Paddle Boarders across Sussex beaches and on local waterways is ever growing. Local Paddle Board School, TJ Boardhire tells us why they think popularity of this sport is rising. Why do you think paddle boarding has become so popular? Paddle boarding is an activity that can be enjoyed by most people, regardless of age and experience. With the right equipment, such as wetsuits, the right board, boots, paddles, buoyancy aids etc, it’s an activity that can be enjoyed by all of the family. It’s a sport that has many dimensions. From the tranquil conditions of local canals, to...
Posted on October 01st 2019Category: Blog

A day in the life of a head chef at the Millstream Hotel, Bosham

Neil Hiskey, Head Chef at the Millstream Hotel joined the team in 2001 as Commis Chef and has been Head Chef at the Millstream since 2011. "I have seen the business grow from a single hotel restaurant when I joined, to now as the 2 Rosette Millstream Restaurant, Marwick’s Brasserie; and more recently the opening of our new deli in Bosham, Pop-in. As a result, my day has changed somewhat with more responsibilities, team members and greater involvement across the business. The day starts with my colleagues preparing breakfast and cooking items to order. Rather than having a breakfast buffet, we...
Posted on September 16th 2019Category: Blog

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