The September Newsletter is now available for your enjoyment
Vacancy on the Parish Council
It is much sadness that I have to report that due to ill health Chris Charter has had to resign from the Parish Council. Therefore we have a vacancy on the Parish Council. For further information pease see a copy of the poster advertising the vacancy below:
VACANCY FOR ONE COUNCILLOR
EARNLEY PARISH COUNCIL
- THERE IS A VACANCY ON THE ABOVE PARISH COUNCIL.
- A BY-ELECTION TO FILL THE VACANCY WILL BE HELD, IF WITHIN 14 DAYS (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or Bank Holidays) FROM THE DATE BELOW, TEN (10) ELECTORS FOR THE PARISH WARD (in which the vacancy has occurred) OR PARISH (whichever applies) GIVE WRITTEN NOTICE TO REQUEST THAT THE VACANCY BE FILLED BY ELECTION TO THE RETURNING OFFICER, CHICHESTER DISTRICT COUNCIL, EAST PALLANT HOUSE, 1 EAST PALLANT, CHICHESTER, WEST SUSSEX, PO19 1TY (Telephone 01243 785166).
- THE NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN IN WRITING OR ON A FORM OBTAINABLE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE RETURNING OFFICER AND MUST INCLUDE THE ELECTORAL NUMBERS OF ALL ELECTORS REQUESTING THE FILLING OF THE VACANCY BY THE ELECTION PROCESS.
- IF NO SUCH NOTICE IS GIVEN WITHIN THE TIME ALLOWED, THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL FILL THE VACANCY BY CO-OPTION.
DATED 13th September 2018 SIGNED L. Chater
Clerk/Chairman of the Parish Council
ADDRESS 1 Charlmead East Wittering Chichester West Sussex PO20 8DN
Sussex Police response to police numbers article
You may have read in the newspaper recently that Sussex Police have the lowest number of officers per resident in the country. Sussex Association of Local Council’s contact Katy Bourne Sussex Police Crime & Commisioner to express their concern and gain clarification on the figures involed. This is the link to her response
CHICHESTER CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS Tasks for OCTOBER 2018
DUNCTON Sunday 21 October
Conservation – Heathland Management with Claire Wilton of the Chichester Conservation Volunteers on Lavington Common from 10.00 am 01243 788833 or 07952 054239
RSPB & Sussex Wildlife Trust Events for October 2018
RSPB Events for OCTOBER 2018
ARUNDEL Tuesday 9 October
All Day Bird Walk around Swanbourne Lake, Mill Stream and the river banks with Kerry Jackson of the RSPB Chichester Local Group. Meet in Mill Road, opposite lake at 9.30 am, Map Ref: TQ019079 01243 262833
CHICHESTER Thursday 25 October
Illustrated Talk by Katrina van Grouw on “A Very Fine Swan Indeed – Science of the Unfeathered Bird” to the RSPB at The Pallant Suite, Masonic Hall, South Pallant, Chichester, PO19 1SY at 7.30 pm.
Entrance members £2-50/visitors £5 01243 262833 wheelchair access
CHIDHAM Saturday 27 October
All Day Bird Walk around Chidham and Cobnor Point with Carole Griffiths of the RSPB Chichester Local Group. Meet in sunken lane car park at 9.30 am, Map Ref: SU793034 01243 262833
SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST Events for OCTOBER 2018
CHICHESTER Tuesday 30 October
Illustrated Talk by Mike Perry on “Moths” to the Sussex Wildlife Trust, Friends Meeting House, Priory Road, Chichester, PO19 1NX at 7.30 pm
Entrance Members £3-00/Visitors £4-00 inc refreshments 01243 262833 wheelchair access
History of our local villages in Photographs
The local History Group are holding an exhibition on Saturday 25th August and Sunday 26th August
Photo’s of East Wittering, Earnley, West Wittering, Bracklesham, Birdham and Itchenor
Wittering Health Centre (entrance at rear)
SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST SEPTEMBER 2018
WEST WITTERING Monday 17 September
Morning wildlife walk on Snowhill and Ellanore with David Hart of the Sussex Wildlife Trust. Meet in beach car park PO20 8AJ, Map Ref: SZ778985 from 10.00 am until 1.00 pm
Dogs on leads welcome Donation to the Trust appreciated 01243 262833
RSPB Events for SEPTEMBER 2018
BURPHAM Sunday 2 September
Morning walk on The Burgh with Carole Griffiths of the RSPB Chichester Local Group. Meet by T Junction, Map Ref: TQ042096 at 9.30 am 01243 262833
CHICHESTER Thursday 27 September
Illustrated Talk by Dominic Couzens on ‘Birding on my Local Patch’ to the RSPB Chichester Local Group at The Pallant Suite, Masonic Hall, South Pallant, Chichester at 7.30 pm.
Entrance members £2-50/visitors £5 01243 262833
DUNCTON Saturday 22 September
Morning Bird Walk around Burton Mill Pond with Chris Vine of the RSPB Chichester Local Group. Meet in mill car park, Map Ref: SU979181 at 10.00 am 01243 262833
Land Settlement Association Bulletin 33
The LSA bulletin 33 is now available – Did you know there are only four names outstanding now – are you able to help fill in the gaps?
Economic Development Strategy business survey 2018
Chichester District Council are currently carryout their Economic Development Stratergy Business Survey 2018. Local businesses are critical to our communities. In order to help create the right conditions to enable businesses to thrive, Chichester District Council’s Economic Development team wants to know which issues are of most importance to you and what sort of support you would like to see from the District Council. The information gathered will be used to develop the new Economic Development Strategy for the Chichester District.
Every Chichester District business that completes our survey will be entered into a draw to win £50 for a charity of their choice that is based within Chichester District.
The closing date for responses is Sunday 26 August 2018.
for further information please see http://www.chichester.gov.uk/currentconsultations