Chichester Half Marathon – 6 October 2019

NOTICE is hereby given that not less fourteen days from the date of this Notice West Sussex County Council intends to make an Order under Sections 16A and 16B of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended), the effect of which will be to prohibit any vehicle from proceeding in either direction along the following lengths of roads:-

Westgate –from Sherborne Road roundabout to Westgate roundabout
Avenue de Chartres – from the A259 roundabout to Westgate roundabout
Orchard Street – from Northgate roundabout to Westgate roundabout
West Street – from Westgate roundabout to South Street
Chapel Street from The Woolstaplers to West Street
South Street – from West Pallant to North Street
East Street – from Market Cross to East Walls
East Walls – the entire length
Priory Raod – from New Park Road to Priory Lane
Oaklands Way – from Northgate gyratory to New Park Road roundabout
Sherborne Road – from Westgate Road roundabout to Cathedral Way
New Road (Lavant Straight) westbound – from Goodwood Motor Circuit emergency access to Lower Road

The Order is necessary to facilitate the holding of the Chichester Half Marathon 2019.

The above-mentioned roads form the route to be taken by the competitors and will be closed for short periods of time on a rolling basis, starting with Westgate.

Pedestrian access to premises situated on or adjacent to the roads will be maintained.

The Order will be operative on 6th October 2019 from 0845 hours to 1230 hours.

The police will advise drivers of suitable alternative routes where necessary.

Any queries about the effect of the Order on traffic using the highway should be directed to West Sussex Council Contact Centre (01243) 642105.


New Assistant Clerk

The Parish Council extends a warm welcome to our new Assistant Clerk, Carole Olive.  Carole will be working in the Annexe alongside Carol (Our Parish Clerk) on a Wednesday and Friday Morning.  Carole has recently retired down to Pagham and has a background in Local Government, having previously been the Clerk to Ash Parish Council.

Vintage Fete – Thank you

Vintage fete Thank Yous




Neighbourhood Plan Survey results

Following the survey of residents of Hunston, the results are available via the link below.

We are now writing the draft Neighbourhood Plan, which will reflect the choice made by the survey respondents.

Question 8 showed a clear preference for Choice 1 (Farmfield Nurseries, Ridgeway Nursery, Hunston Village Dairy).

The Neighbourhood Plan team will now work up a proposal that reflects this outcome.

Thank you to everyone who attended the public meeting.  We aim to have the neighbourhood Plan at Regulation 14 stage by the end of October 2019.

Neighbourhood Plan Survey Results

Vacancy for an Assistant Clerk

Hunston Parish Council has a vacancy for an enthusiastic Assistant Clerk for 8 hours a week to assist the Clerk of the Council in their legal duties. Reporting to the Clerk of the Council you will assist by providing a clerical and administrative support service alongside the Clerk. The successful candidate will be confident and enjoy dealing with members of the public, as part of the local community.

Hours to be worked will be split over two days a week at the Annexe, Hunston Village Hall, Selsey Road, Hunston PO20 1AW. Some flexible working may be required to cover annual holiday and training courses.

The successful applicant will be qualified to at least GCSE level and must be fully proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher), have good organisational skills and a good telephone manner. Local Government experience useful but not necessary as training will be given.

Salary, National Joint Council LC1 point 5/6 Salary Scale (£18,975 – £19,171) pro rata.

If you would like more details or an application form for the post, please

Contact the Parish Clerk, Carol Smith on 01243 789039 or via email

Hunston War Memorial Project

Hunston Wildlife Day – Friday 19th July 2019

Come and join your local wildlife charity for a celebration of local wildlife.  \to find out more please click on the link below.

Hunston Wildlife Day A4 poster FIN

Hunston’s Heros

From Wednesday morning when half the north fence of the playground was on the ground, with broken posts and wood splinters all over the place to 6.30 that evening when it was all cleared

What a wonderful village Hunston can be! Wednesday morning the playground fence was damaged, on the ground with broken wood posts. Wednesday evening it was taken down and cleared away.

Some phone calls, a plea on Facebook and help arrived. Our thanks to Dusty Withall, Chris Barber, Gerry Mann and Dominic Adkin who took the fence down, to Kirsty Stringer for arranging with Tony Trude to clear it away and Alfie Strude for picking up the little bits of wood. Thanks as well to Joan Foster and Carol Smith for making it all happen

We will arrange installation of a new fence as soon as possible and particularly ask dog owners not to allow their dogs in the playground area.

Tony Trude – taking it all away!

Left to right Dominic Adkin, Gerry Mann, Dusty Withall, Chris Barber

Annual Parish Meeting 22 May 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who came to the Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 22 May 2019.  We hope the presentation and the opportunity to talk to those who were either owners or developers for the sites that had come forward, was useful.

Please find links below to the two presentations from the evening.  As a reminder, to complete the survey, you can collect a paper version from Kirklands Newsagents, or the Parish Office – alternatively you can complete the survey online, using the link below.

Neighbourhood Plan Survey

Parish Council overview 2018/19

Neighbourhood Plan Presentation


As part of the Neighbourhood Plan process the Steering Group – made up of Councillors and local residents – have created a questionnaire to seek the views of Hunston Residents.

Come to the Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 22 May 2019 at 7pm in the village hall. There will be a presentation on housing choices to help clarify the options.

Residents can either fill in a paper copy – available from the shop – or the can complete the survey online using the link below.

Or scan the QR Code