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

Discover Chichester’s Peninsula – an oasis for wildlife and green tourism

Carolyn Cobbold, local resident and environmental and climate change author explains why the Manhood Peninsula, just south of Chichester is such a special, and important, place for nature lovers. "With the recent designation of two marine conservation zones off Selsey, the peninsula to the south of Chichester is quietly becoming one of Britain’s most internationally-designated, wildlife-rich coastal areas. Criss-crossed by ditches and water-ways, footpaths and cycle ways, and home to increasingly threatened species, the area is attracting nature lovers from all over the country and from...
Posted on June 13th 2019Category: Blog

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