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

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:  

Download: Bethwines Farm standing water 2020 (507 KB)
Download: Flood Photos Blackboy Lane (326 KB)

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 […]

Keep fit for free in Fishbourne

New outdoor gym equipment has been installed in Fishbourne – giving residents the chance to exercise free of charge. The eight pieces of equipment, including balance beams, cross trainer, and air skier, have been bought by Fishbourne Parish Council and sited on land owned by the Fishbourne Playing Fields Association, in a joint project. The […]

Businesses – funding to improve broadband speed

Introduction The Gigabit Voucher scheme is aimed at small to medium businesses with less than 250 employees and a turnover of 50 million euros or less and a balance sheet of 43 million euros or less to improve their broadband speeds in their main business premises. The scheme is administered by the Department for Culture […]