Chidham and Hambrook (in the county of West Sussex)

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Chidham and Hambrook Website Association

FORTHCOMING EVENTS
Current vacancies ... being advertised by Chichester District Council

Posted
Nov 19
The 2015 website
Village Calendar

is on sale Now
Price £5

you can order by email
here
A celebration of our beautiful village
Raising funds for the Village website, and the community activities the website supports.
Don't hang about - we want to sell out.


Cash, or Cheques payable to
'Chidham and Hambrook Website Association'
Posted
Nov 16
Fri 21 Nov
7.30pm

Village Hall

Hambrook District Residents Association
Skittles Evening
Fun, and Deluxe Ploughmans £8.50 per person

Advance Tickets Only - On sale now from Margaret on 930379 or Lynn on 696149

posted
Nov 14
Seals
(each Friday)
St Wilfrid's Church,

Broad Rd
Today, Seals activities focussed on Children in Need
posted Nov 14
Sat 22 Nov
2pm - 4pm
St Wilfrid's Church,

Broad Rd
Book Sale
A huge collection of Books,
Come and browse - fabulous value
also Cakes *Teas *Raffle
in aid of Chidham Churches
posted Nov 14

Operation Magpie: First of the South East's most wanted burglary suspects arrested
Police are still looking for nine other suspected burglars.

Pictures of the suspects (and more info) are available here.
If you have information, phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk

posted Nov 13
Opportunity - Public Reference Panel lay member– Chichester
An opportunity has arisen for a member of the public to get involved in commissioning decisions at NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group, by representing the community of Chichester on the Public Reference Panel
Posted
Nov 13
Adults' Social Care newsletter
from Peter Catchpole, WSCCCabinet Member, Adult Social Care and Health
Posted
Nov 13
Fri Nov 21
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Tuppenny Barn,
Southbourne
Ivy Wines of Emsworth are holding a Bordeaux Wine Tasting
supporting Tuppenny Barn. Tickets are £10
(a donation from each ticket goes to Tuppenny Barn's Education Centre)

To book Ring 01243 377883 or visit Ivy Wines, 48 Main Road, Hermitage, Emsworth
posted
Nov 12
Sat Nov 22
10am - 4pm
Chichester Baptist Church
Issues of Old Age: conference organised by Pilgrims' Friend Society
Positive practical and spiritual insights. How to prepare for a great old age - Circles of support from the early stages of those coping with dementia - Developing usefulness in old age - Legal issues for older people - Q&A Panel. Cost £15 incl lunch
posted
Nov 11
Tuesday Evening
Nov 11, 6pm
Main Road blocked by vehicle fire
see photos
posted
Nov 11
Sun 16 Nov
10am
Chidham School, Chidham Lane
Sunday - Toy Service in Chidham School
Please bring a toy or gift for a child/young person. These gifts will be taken to the distribution centre run by Chichester Diocese Family Support Work
see familysupportwork.org
posted Nov 11
Have you seen the latest photos from Maybush Copse?
posted
Nov 11
Current vacancies ... being advertised by Chichester District Council

Posted
Nov 11
Firearms & Ammunition surrender - From Monday 10 November until Friday 21 November Sussex Police and Surrey Police are inviting members of the public to surrender unwanted items so they can be disposed of safely. The maximum jail term for illegal gun possession is life. This now includes anyone who is storing antique firearms or a weapon for someone else - obsolete weapons. Police believe many gun owners may not realise the weapons they have could be illegal or the danger they pose if they fall into the wrong hands.
posted Nov 10

Burglary Gang Alert - be warned A house on the Main Rd was hit recently.
The gang targets jewellery and is using at least two vehicles, a silver Audi and a blue Ford Mondeo (false numberplates). The gang may smash doors or windows to gain entry, carry out quick searches and steal gold jewellery in particular. Reward of £10,000 - conditions apply
If you have information, phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk

posted Nov 8
Sat 15 Nov
10am
St Wilfrid's Church,
Broad Rd
Photography Workshop ,
Improve your photography skills.
Adults 10am 12.30, cost £20, In aid of the church.
Juniors (10 15 yrs) 1pm 3pm, cost £15.
To book, call Tracey McEachran on 07777602441 Bring a camera!
posted Nov 7
Sun 9 Nov
10am
St Mary's Church
Remembrance Sunday

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
we will remember them.
posted Nov 5
Sat 8th Nov
10.30 – 12.30
St Wilfrid’s,
Broad Rd
FINCH Coffee Morning & Mini Market (Friends in Nutbourne, Chidham & Hambrook)
Come for cake, a chat and maybe pick up one or two Stocking Fillers.
There’ll be costume jewellery, cards, home made preserves, refreshments, a raffle and an opportunity to make Christmas decorations for the FINCH tree (or your own) with expert help
Please ring our dedicated mobile if you need a lift: 07775 942399
posted
Nov 5
The St Mary's Christmas Choir - rehearsals.
Rehearsals are on Thursdays 13th, 20th and 27th November
and 4th, 11th & 18th Dec at 7pm (to 8pm) .
The Carol service is on Sunday 21st Dec (at 6pm, I think)
posted Nov 4
Thur
Nov 6
7.30pm
Village Hall

Chidham and Hambrook
Parish Council
Meeting
Agenda

see also Minutes of last meeting
posted
Nov 3
Operation Magpie anti burglary campaign week 2
Message from Sussex Police: Remember, remember this Fifth of November...to make sure your home is secure against burglars. The run up to bonfire and fireworks season leads to a jump in burglaries - with more happening in Sussex on 5 November than any other day of the year.
posted Nov 3
Sussex Police Precept Consultation
about the amount Sussex residents pay for policing in their Council Tax.
Should the Police in Sussex have additional funding next year and should the precept increase in 2015/16? The online consultation survey can be found here . Please have your say.
posted Oct 31
Sat
Nov 1st
10am
Maybush Copse, Cot Lane
Maybush Copse (First day of the month) Work Party posted Oct 31
Main task - barrowing woodchips to replenish the paths. Also weeding to remove spiky weeds from the grassy areas. If you can, please bring a wheelbarrow and garden fork, or weeder or shears.
Wear sensible clothes, gloves and stout footwear as usual. All welcome
Fri 7 Nov
8pm

Village Hall
Chidham and Hambrook Film Society
'Nebraska'
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. Comedy drama. see more about this film
All films shown in the Village Hall
Licensed bar
Doors open 7.30pm
Film screens at 8pm
Tickets: 01243 576580/574074
email: towers321@btinternet.com
posted
Oct 31
Update
Properties for sale in Chidham and Hambrook
with a link to the estate agent details
(see also the link on the left hand side of the News page)

Posted
Oct 30

Current vacancies ... being advertised by Chichester District Council

Posted
Oct 30
Redevelopment of the Chidham Garage Site on the Main Rd
Planning permission has not been granted yet. Revised plans 14/01354/FUL have been submitted and there will be a period of consultation. In the mean time contractors have been busy breaking up the concrete and removing the fuel storage tanks.
Posted
Oct 29
Sat 8 Nov
The Assembly Rooms, The Council House, North Street, Chichester.
Oil, gas exploration and fracking exhibition
Regulatory bodies and interest groups will provide information on the exploration and extraction of shale gas, regulation and engaging in the planning process. If you would like to attend, please register your interest in advance by emailing oilandgas@westsussex.gov.uk .
Posted
Oct 29
Wed Oct 29
2pm - 4pm
(Half Term)
in Maybush Copse
Halloween Quiz at Maybush Copse
Test your knowledge of all things spooky.
Build a bug hotel - Fancy Dress optional - Ticket 50p
An event for children accompanied by a parent
posted Oct 27
Summertime - not a bad summer, huh?........ Well that's it. Time to hibernate.
Sunday 26 October
(02:00 BST)
The clocks change

Clocks are moved one hour backwards so you get an extra hour in bed
Sat Sun
Oct 25/26
Chichester Marina Free Flow times
Tide Times
Racing details
Local Notices to Mariners
posted Oct 24
Stolen from Funtington 11th to 18th Oct, a 4 wheel galvanised steel trailer - also
Emsworth, Thornham Lane, stolen 11th to 18th Oct, a Mariner 4 stroke 4hp outboard engine

If you have information, phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk
posted Oct 24
Hampshire Police have recovered some stolen property - marine related, mostly outboard engines. Is any of this kit yours?
If you have information, please contact the Hampshire Marine Unit on 101 or in office hours on
07774684317 Alternatively e-mail project.kraken@hampshire.pnn.police.uk
posted Oct 22
Fri 21 Nov
7.30pm

Village Hall
Hambrook District Residents Association
Skittles
- Fun, and Deluxe Ploughmans £8.50 per person
Advance Tickets Only - On sale now from Margaret on 930379 or Lynn on 696149
posted Oct 20
Sat 8th Nov
10.30 – 12.30
St Wilfrid’s,
Broad Rd
FINCH Coffee Morning & Mini Market (Friends in Nutbourne, Chidham & Hambrook)
Come for cake, a chat and maybe pick up one or two Stocking Fillers.
There’ll be costume jewellery, cards, home made preserves, refreshments, a raffle and an opportunity to make Christmas decorations for the FINCH tree (or your own) with expert help
Please ring our dedicated mobile if you need a lift: 07775 942399
posted
Oct 20
West Sussex Local Access Forum (WSLAF) would like to welcome enthusiastic new members!
Local Access Forums have a key role to play in advising the County Council on improvements to public access land -
more
posted
Oct 20
Oct 21 2014 - Preparation for a Possible Severe Weather Event - 'Preparing for a power cut...'Read this before the power goes off.....
posted
Oct 20
Sat 11 Oct - Chidham and Hambrook Village Hall Open Day
The New Lowered Terrace at the Chidham & Hambrook Village Hall was formally opened by Cllr Mrs Eileen Lintill, Deputy Leader of the Chichester District Council. - see
photos and Press release
This gives increased capacity for major events and the future growth of the community.
posted Oct 20
Thur
Oct 16
Maybush Copse, Cot Lane
A lovely sunny morning after a wet and miserable few days. A great day for a walk around Maybush Copse! What a treat - I was lucky enough to see a stoat, and get a picture. I also saw two clouded yellow butterflies with their wings open, but by then my camera battery was flat!
posted Oct 16
***Your Local Care Home Needs YOU***
Pinewood Nursing Home of Cot Lane, Chidham would like to welcome any volunteers to the home. If you play the piano or any instrument and need/want some practice then please come to us!! Also if you could do an interesting topic talk or just generally have some spare time or know someone who may be able to help then please get in contact. Even if you would just like to gain some experience within a lovely and caring care home environment please get in touch. The residents also love having local dance groups, singers and performers so if you know anyone we could contact please pass on contact info for them.
Please contact Vicki (Activities Co-Ordinator) at Pinewood on 01243 572480, 07903664262 or vickistjohn87@googlemail.com If you could help with any of the above.
Posted
Oct 15
Solidarity with Southbourne - Planning ref 14/02843/OUT
This planning application in Southbourne has poor access, is contrary to the Southbourne Neighbourhood Plan, and would destroy another site of high biodiversity. Their campaigners need your support and ask you urgently to email dcplanning and object.
posted Oct 14
Hamblin Hall
Events This week - more details here or ring 01243 572109
posted Oct 14
Wednesday 15th October - 2.00 – 3.30 Hamblin Holistic Health Group with a talk on 'Eating Therapy – Understanding Eating Disorders' with Kim Shaw. donation £3.50
also 12.15 1.45pm Taster Healing and therapy sessions with local therapists
Friday 17th October. Introduction to Mindfulness - 3 week course with Barbara Boxhall
Saturday 18th October - 10.30am - 1.30pm  A workshop on What sort of person are you? with Astrid Keogh   - How personality profiling can aid personal development and help to enhance your relationships with others. Cost: £12, non-members £15
Wed Oct 29
2pm - 4pm
(Half Term)
in Maybush Copse
Halloween Quiz at Maybush Copse
Test your knowledge of all things spooky.
Build a bug hotel - Fancy Dress optional - Ticket 50p
posted Oct 10
Wed Nov 12
Concert
7.30pm
Boxgrove Priory
'The Shopwyke Singers' Concert
‘The Armed Man’ – A Mass for Peace (choral suite) by Karl Jenkins
‘The Soldier’ –words by Rupert Brook music by Arthur Robson
‘Mass in a time of war’ – Joseph Haydn
Tickets cost £12 and include refreshments. Children under14 are free.
posted Oct 10
Hambrook – Broad Road – Between 15/9 – 3/10 access was gained to a rear garden and approximately 200kg of lead flashing was stolen.
Hambrook – Broad Road – Between 29/9 – 31/9 a property was broken into and a window at the rear of the property was smashed.

If you have information, phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk
posted Oct 10
Sat Oct 11
Kite Surfing
Hayling / Wittering Pagham
The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada will take place on Saturday . It is anticipated that approximately 450 kite surfers will depart from Hayling Island seafront en-route to Pagham.
posted Oct 10
Sat Sun
Oct 11/12
Chichester Marina Free Flow times
Tide Times
Racing details
Local Notices to Mariners
posted Oct 10
Fri 10 Oct
8pm
Village Hall
Chidham and Hambrook Film Society
This Friday
- see 'The Two Faces of January'
starring Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst,
with the new (wrinkle free!) screen and projector
posted
Oct 6
Cancelled Sat Oct 18th
Maybush Copse, Cot Lane
Apple Day event - Cancelled
posted Oct 6
Sorry! There are not enough apples around this year to make the event viable.
We are very disappointed, but very much intend to hold the event in 2015 (apple harvest permitting).

See photos and video of last year's event.
Sat 11 Oct
2pm - 4pm
Village Hall
Chidham and Hambrook Village Hall Open Day see poster
Official opening of new patio and other recent improvements
The VIllage Hall is a unique building which has been part of the history of the village for 200 years. Come and celebrate the latest stage in our improvement programme and find out about our exciting plans for the future. See what our Hall has to offer you.

posted Oct 5
Sat Sun
Oct 4/5
Chichester Marina Free Flow times
Tide Times
Racing details
Local Notices to Mariners
posted Oct 3
Chidham Ukulele Workshop
Wed 24 Sept - Vintage Ukulele Jam Set
in The Barleycorn
see photos
A 'Sing along' with songs from the last century
in aid of CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young)
posted
Oct 1
Spoof News section

(or why you should not believe everything you read on the internet)
What is this word spoof? It has been defined as
1 Nonsense; tomfoolery.
2 A hoax.
3 A gentle satirical imitation; a light parody.
4 The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
But which is it? Tricky, huh?
If you have a Spoof News Scoop, please send it to us, and we will do our best to include it today, tomorrow, sometime or ......well it depends on our lawyers, who we pay handsomely for their 'I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole' advice.

Spoof news
Currently there is not a lot of spoof news. Sometimes there just isn't any news, but it doesn't stop the BBC from filling a half hour slot with no news and repeating the 'no news' every hour on the hour. Here at Chidham and Hambrook, we tell it like it is.
However, we promise that just as soon as one of us gets round to writing some news, we will let you have it, up to the minute, just as its breaking, raw, unvarnished, cliche free, and without any attempt to hide the earth shattering implications for the local community.
Disappointed?
Have a look at the spoof news archive
This is your website. Let us know what you like and what we should bin.
E mail your news or comments to the Editor (Stephen Johnson)
Thur
27 Nov
10am
Work Party
The Dell, Chidham Lane
Friends of Chichester Harbour
Thur
4 Dec
7.30pm
Parish Council Meeting
Village Hall
Chidham and Hambrook Parish Council
Fri
5 Dec
8pm
'Grand Budapest Hotel'
Village Hall
C&H Film Society
Sat
6 Dec
12 - 3pm
School Christmas Fair
School
Chidham School PTFA
Fri Sat Sun
11 - 14 Dec

Christmas Tree Festival
St Mary's Church
Chidham Churches
Fri
12 Dec
7.30pm - 10
Christmas Quiz
Village Hall
Village Hall Cmtee

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