How The Ramblers Association is helping to look after our footpaths and countryside

Paul Bould of South West Sussex Ramblers tells us why he's so excited by the introduction of the Chichester Walking weekend. "We’re working with Visit Chichester to help raise the profile of The Ramblers, not just as a walking organisation but also to highlight the work we do in protecting the countryside and campaigning, which is often not noticed. I have been a Ramblers member for 12 years, and a member of the Sussex Area Council as West Sussex Countryside officer, which, like all other Ramblers members who take on roles, is a voluntary role. A Countryside Officer essentially scrutinises...
Posted on July 03rd 2019Category: Blog

Getting closer to Selsey’s Marine Inhabitants

Anya Frampton of Mulberry Divers tells us how to discover another world residing in Selsey. I have been part of Mulberry Divers for over 13 years and love being around the water. As a snorkeling/Freediving and Scuba Instructor there is only one thing better than spending time with our marine residents and that is introducing them to other people. I often hear the words “what can you see?” or “is there anything there?” and my answer is “Yes! There is plenty to see and lots of ways you can get closer to experience it for yourself”. The biodiversity of our marine residents and the ecosystem they...
Posted on July 02nd 2019Category: Blog

Take a look at the treasures of East Wittering High Street

“I hear a lot of talk about the decline of Britain’s High Streets and while it’s true that this is a big issue for a lot of areas, some of the liveliest, friendliest and most interesting shopping streets in the UK can be found in the villages surrounding Chichester", says Carolyn Cobbold, local resident and author on environmental and climate change matters. "Take East Wittering - How many High Streets have you visited recently containing two butchers, two greengrocers, two bakers, a fishmonger and a florist, as well as more than a dozen restaurants and cafés? And all independent! While towns...
Posted on June 27th 2019Category: Blog

Summer: the season of festival

The weather may not be playing nicely, but we're pretty sure it's meant to be summer: the season of festivals - so why not pick one of the fantastic festivals going on in and around Chichester, and hopefully the sun will put it's hat on! *Festival of Chichester 15 June - 14 July A four week celebration of this wonderful city which features all the brilliant talents that are based in and around Chichester – a line-up so fine that once again it has attracted some very big national and international names to come and join us this summer. Theatre, the spoken word, music in all its forms, cinema,...
Posted on June 19th 2019Category: Blog

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