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Severe weather conditions - council services update


Chichester District Council refuse collections have been disrupted today by snow. Residents are being asked to leave their bins out, so that their refuse can be collected at the first available opportunity, and also check the council's website for updates.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The council is also closing its offices at the earlier time of 3.30pm today, in order to make sure that its staff can get home safely If residents need to contact the council in an emergency they should call 01243 785339. 

The council's Chichester Careline service continues to operate 24 hours a day and will be taking the council's emergency calls.

Currently, Westgate Leisure Chichester and Bourne are open as normal, but some of their classes have been cancelled. The situation will be reviewed throughout the day. Please call the leisure centres for more information:

Chichester 01243 785651
Bourne 01243 376101

Alternatively, you can refer to Westgate Leisure's facebook site, which is regularly updated. The Novium is also operating as usual, but any change in the situation will be posted on the council's and the museum's social media sites.

To keep updated of the latest news please refer to our website or our facebook and twitter (ChichesterDC) pages.