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29 August 2017 - Chichester Road Space Audit - parking management


West Sussex County Council has reviewed how it develops parking schemes across the county and working in partnership with Chichester District Council, a pilot study has recently been undertaken in Chichester. This more progressive approach towards parking management, known as a Road Space Audit (RSA) has tried to determine if there are other ways for the County Council and its partners to consider existing and future parking demands.


The RSA is designed to be an enabling study that complements existing statutory plans and emerging studies in respect of transport infrastructure, parking policy and spatial planning, such as 'A Vision for Chichester'.






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04 August 2017 - Chichester Citizen's Advice Bureau has moved!


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04 August 2017 - Improvements to A27 are needed says Leader of Council


The Leader of Chichester District Council is urging residents and businesses to come together to support improvements to the A27, after Highways England indicated that the £250 million scheme could be put back on the table.


Highways England met with representatives from Chichester District Council this month to explain that the funding was still available, but that an online route would be their preferred option.


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04 August 2017 - Is your child starting school in September 2018? Read on....


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Applications can be made between 2 October 2017 and 15 January 2018

Special rules apply for house movers until 15 February 2018

The Information for Parents booklet will be available on our website from 2 October 2017

Further information is available by ringing 03330 142 903


Applications made after the closing date cannot be considered until all on-time applications have been processed. This may mean it is not possible to offer a child a place at a local school. We would therefore be grateful if you could help actively encourage all parents to apply by the closing date.




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20 July 2017 - Lavant Volunteer Hub and Workshop applies for grant funding


Lavant Parish Council has applied to Chichester District Council's New Home Bonus scheme for funding to help with the construction of the much needed Lavant Volunteer Hub and storage. As residents know, the Lavant Volunteers work tirelessly to keep our beautiful village beautiful but are suffering from lack of equipment and storage. The project to rebuild the garage on the village green is on the first steps of its journey. Click here to see the plans.

Don't forget ALL are welcome to join the volunteers. Please contact the Parish clerk for further information




Congratulations to Lavant for having adopted its Neighbourhood Plan.

The referendum results were as follows:


Electorate 1338


Votes cast 317



Void 2

Yes 272 (86%)

No 43 (14%)


Click here for official record


19 July 2017 - Volunteering for Citizen's Advice Bureau


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28 June 2017 - Referendum for Lavant Neighbourhood Plan 18th July - everything you need to know


For all the information you need to be able to vote click here


23 June 2017 - Missing Marvin


Thanks to all friends and neighbours for their help and kindness. Marvin was found but sadly no longer with us.


11 May 2017 - Lavant Neighbourhood Development Plan Final Version for Referendum


The LNDP has jumped through all the hoops and will now go forward to public referendum. (Date to be announced.)

To read the final document click here

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