Entries by Lucy Wright

New Councillors needed!

Fishbourne Parish Council has two vacancies at the moment. Do you have an interest in local affairs and the spare time to join the council and make a difference. Read our ‘Becoming a Parish Councillor’ page to find out more about the role or ring our Chairman Geoff Hand on 01243 781692 or Lucy Wright […]

Fishbourne Volunteer Squad completes 100th job!

The Fishbourne Volunteer Squad, set up when the lockdown came into force to help vulnerable residents of the village, has this week completed a hundred jobs. Anyone in the village who’s isolating at home can call a dedicated number to ask for help, with each job being taken by one of more than seventy volunteers. […]

Your NHS needs you!

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home. The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions. […]

Message from the Church

A Message from Moira. Parish Priest of Fishbourne and Apuldram. As the world faces the biggest upheaval most of us have ever encountered, and many are feeling very anxious, I write to let you know how I and your parish church will function over the next few weeks. Most of you will have heard that […]

District Council works with local community to help protect wildlife

Chichester District Council has joined forces with local organisations at a working party in Fishbourne this week to help protect one of the district’s rare chalk streams.   The stream runs along the eastern side of Fishbourne Roman Palace, and is one of only 200 chalk streams on the planet, providing a unique habitat for […]

Local Plan timetable to be reviewed following Government advice

A new timetable for Chichester’s Local Plan is to be introduced, following advice from Government officials. Government advisors have reassured Chichester District Council that the best course of action is to make sure that all of the necessary evidence is in place to show that the plan strategy is a sound one, even if this […]

Bethwines Farm Objection

At its Planning Committee Meeting on 12 February 2020 Fishbourne Parish Council resolved to submit this objection in to the District Council in connection with the Entry Level Exception Site application for Bethwines Farm:  

VE Day 75 Community Event

The Parish Council is arranging a parish event to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020. The Government has changed the May Bank Holiday to Friday 8th May so that as many people as possible can form part of the nationwide celebration simultaneously. We’d welcome ideas, assistance and support from […]

Starting School in September 2020?

Was your child born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016? If so, they are eligible to start school in September 2020. Apply online! It’s simple, convenient and timesaving. If your application is received after the deadline of Wednesday 15 January 2020 your chance of securing a place at one of your preference schools […]

Chichester Let’s Talk Panel

Chichester District Council is inviting all its residents to join the Let’s Talk Panel to be the first to hear about the surveys they’re running. There is no time commitment – you can get involved as much or as little as you like. Most members are online but if you know someone who needs a […]