New cycle route announced linking Chichester and Emsworth

It's National Bike Week - what a perfect time for the announcement of a new cycle route linking Chichester to Emsworth, and the villages in between. This will be a 7-mile route travelling along the A259 corridor and is expected to begin construction next year. Take a look at some of the existing cycle routes.
Posted on June 11th 2020Category: General News

£330 billion rescue package announced for businesses affected by Covid-19

The Government has announced a £330 billion financial rescue package to support and protect businesses affected by COVID-19 including those in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. This includes: £330 billion of government-backed loans and guarantees that will be available from next week A package of support for airports and airlines to be announced in the coming days by the Secretary of State for Transport Stated Government actions are sufficient to trigger payments for those businesses with pandemic insurance For the hospitality and leisure sector there will be a business rates...
Posted on March 18th 2020Category: General News

Popular B2B Tourism Event Returns to Chichester this March

Leaflet Exchange, Visit Chichester’s ever popular free business-to-business tourism showcase will once again return to the City on Wednesday 4th March 2020. This annual event on the tourism calendar is loved by visitor attractions and hospitality operators from across the Chichester District and further afield. It offers an ideal opportunity for exchanging promotional material and discovering what will be on offer for visitors to the area during the year ahead, as well as networking with colleagues from across the tourism industry. Leaflet Exchange takes place at Chichester Festival Theatre’s...
Posted on February 17th 2020Category: General News

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