In My View – Embracing Change

By Helen Marshall, CEO and Chair of Chichester BID City centres are changing. None are immune from the evolution of today’s high streets and the relentless march of commercial and...

In My View – Julia Grant

By Julia Grant, Owner of Winter’s Moon and Director at Chichester BID   As an independent retailer in Chichester, I am always really excited when another independent business takes the...

In My View – Boosting our Local Economy

By Helen Marshall, CEO and Chair of Chichester BID Did you know about the Chichester Gift Card? Giving a Chichester Gift Card is such a simple and easy way to...

In My View – Brendon Cook

By Brendon Cook, Managing Director of Kiwi Recruitment and Chichester BID Board Member It goes without saying that in today’s climate, price has to be a factor. After everything that has...

In My View – Danielle Dunfield

By Danielle Dunfield, CEO of The Great Sussex Way and Chichester BID Board Member "I have three teenage sons, which can be quite daunting as I stare down the barrel...

In My View – Helen Marshall

By Helen Marshall, CEO and Chair of Chichester BID "You often hear it said that traditional high streets are failing! They need to transform! It’s all about the experiential! Well,...

In My View – Jeremy Brown

By Jeremy Brown, Acquisitions Director for Brasserie Bar Co And Chichester BID Director "In April Chichester was named the best place to live in the Southeast by the Sunday Times,...

In My View – Julia Grant, Winter’s Moon

As an independent retailer in Chichester it’s very easy to be focussed on life within the city walls and not look further afield. But a recent trip to Folkestone gave...

In My View – Danielle Dunfield

According to Totally Locally, if every adult in the UK spent just £5 per week in their local shops and businesses, instead of online, at the supermarket or with the...

In My View – Amy Sim

Palaces for the People – Creating spaces that are accessible to all During the pandemic, I stumbled upon a great book by Eric Klinenberg called Palaces for the People. Eric,...

In My View – Jeremy Brown

Public Transport Essential to Addressing Climate Change Countries across the world are in agreement that we need to take action to help keep The Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degree maximum climate...

In My View – Danielle Dunfield

Amazing People, Amazing Places Sparkling seas, sparkling wine and sparkling night skies embrace us here in the Chichester District. It’s no coincidence that the best of the British have flocked...

In My View – Sandy Longley

With the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee only a week away, I am delighted to share with you a few ways that the city and our store will be celebrating to mark...

In My View – Helen Marshall

You will be amazed at what’s on your doorstep! As we move through Spring and head into Summer, there is a lot to be excited about and look forward to...

In My View – Derek Marsh

I wrote my first ‘In My View’ at the end of 2020 just after being elected Chair of Chichester BID. Helen, the new BID Vice Chair and I were at...

In My View – Sally Russell

And we are open again! Finally, this week we have re-opened our doors at Chichester Harbour Hotel and have welcomed back our friends, guests and team members to the hotel....

In My View – Callum Woodgate

Even before COVID-19, the Government had been looking for ideas to try and revive our high streets. Naturally, there are undisputed benefits of planning policy, and the Use Classes system....

In My View – Helen Marshall

Our Local businesses have done us proud during these difficult times I joined Chichester BID at the beginning of the year as Vice Chair and CEO.  Ordinarily, taking on a...