Latest news and events from across the Chichester District - Initiatives Newsletter

Latest news and events from across the Chichester District- Initiatives Newsletter


Your monthly news update from Chichester District Council

April 2024

Welcome to the April issue of initiatives+

This newsletter is issued every month with the latest news and events in our area, details of schemes and projects that will benefit our residents and businesses, as well as relevant national and local updates.

An 'egg-citing' exhibition!

New exhibition 'Dinosaurs: Hungry Hatchlings' will be roaring into The Novium Museum next month. It showcases how even the largest dinosaurs started life as eggs and tiny hatchlings. Find out moreand book tickets.

Upcoming elections

Elections will be taking place on Thursday 2 May for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner and also the Selsey Town Council by-election. If you plan to vote in either of these elections then make sure you are prepared and don’t forget that you also now need ID to vote at a polling station.

Farmers' market

Spring is officially here so what better time to sample local fresh produce? You'll find a wide range of delicious fruit, veg, bakes, cakes and treats at our regular Chichester Farmers’ Market The next date is Friday 19 April.

What's on?

If you’re looking for things to do then don’t forget our What’s On pages on our website featuring events from across the district

Chichester Wellbeing

Our Chichester Wellbeing Team has a number of sessions starting this month. Their Weigh Better Life weight management course starts 29 April and the Walking With Poles course starts 17 April aimed at helping adults increase their activity levels. Find out more

Protecting Chichester Harbour

Our council will be bidding for government money so that our coastal engineering service can develop a plan for the Chichester Harbour area that will help communities prepare for flooding and coastal change. Find out more

Easter trail at The Novium Museum

Help find which dinosaur has stolen all the Easter eggs at The Novium Museum! This children’s Easter trail runs until Saturday 13 April. Tickets are £1.50 per child and include a themed prize. No need to book.

Join our Let's Talk panel

We run regular consultations throughout the year on a variety of different topics, By joining our Let’s Talk Panel, we’ll make sure that you’re the first to hear about the surveys we're running, Find out more and sign up

Other local news

Keep up-to-date on all the latest council news at

Here you can find the latest media releases and you’ll also find the latest District Dispatch column, and previous issues of our newsletter that you may have missed.

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