Please find below articles which may be of interest to Fishbourne residents…

Planning Meeting – 14 October 2020

There will be a special planning committee meeting on Wednesday 14 October at 7 pm to discuss and agree a response to the Bethwines Farm application 20/02303/FUL This application is for 35 starter homes (1-3 bedrooms) on the field adjacent to Blackboy Lane and accessing Bethwines Close. Members of the public are welcome to attend […]

Gillian Keegan – Fishbourne news October 2020

Your MP – Gillian Keegan has recently visited Cornelius House in Fishbourne and attended a meeting about a potential cycle route on the A259 between Chichester and Emsworth. Here is what she had to say: A couple of weeks ago I visited Cornelius House care home in Fishbourne to see how they were getting on […]

Starting school in September 2021

The application process for children due to start school in September 2021 will begin on Monday 5 October 2020. The key points are: • Apply online at www.westsussex.gov.uk/admissions • Applications can be made and will be considered as on time, between 5 October 2020 and 15 January 2021 • Special rules apply for house movers […]

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 […]

Volunteers delivers shopping

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 […]