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Chichester District Council Christmas opening times


The council offices at East Pallant House will be closed from 4pm on Friday 23 December 2011, re-opening at 8.45am on Tuesday 3 January 2012. If you need to contact the council in an emergency in between these times, please call the Emergency Out of Hours number on 01243 785339. Our area office and tourist information centre in Midhurst will also close at 4pm on Friday 23 December 2011, and re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2012. Our tourist information centre in Chichester will close at 4pm on Christmas Eve (Saturday 24 December), re-opening on Tuesday 3 January 2012.

The Chichester Careline service, provided by the council, will continue to operate as usual over Christmas and New Year. The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. To see all the different products and services that they offer, go to their website or you can call 01243 778688. For our other area offices, and Westgate Leisure Chichester and Bourne’s opening times, please go to the Christmas section on the council’s website You can also access a whole range of services on the council’s website ( including: · Apply or renew season tickets or resident permits; · find your local waste collection dates; · book and pay for leisure services; · apply for jobs; · apply and bid for housing; · get advice on benefits; · report problems, such as graffiti or an abandoned vehicle; · view and submit planning applications; and, · pay your council tax bill or business rates.