Welcome to the Funtington Parish Website
Funtington Parish is primarily a rural parish sitting, for the most part, in the South Downs National Park and comprising four main village communities: Funtington itself; West Stoke and East and West Ashling. At the time of the 2011 census there were 1938 people in 606 households in the parish.
This website gives parishioners and visitors access to information about such things as local events, news, businesses, clubs, societies, parish council information and provides somewhere for advertising local initiatives or business activities.
See the Login and Register links to the Funtington Grapevine on the right! To enter the Grapevine simply press Login.
For the Neighbourhood Plan, the authority within which the majority of the population lives will be the “lead authority”, that being the National Park. Although the interests of the parish are probably more akin to the parishes to the south, which are wholly within the District Council’s planning area, the planning considerations of the parish will be more closely aligned...
In 2014 the South Downs National Park Authority published its Local Plan Options The parish of Funtington straddles both the Chichester District and the SDNP but the major part is in National Park. The Chichester District Council remains as the main planning authority for Funtington development in the short term. The South Downs National Park Preferred...
In was previously noted that a meeting was to be held with a professional fund raiser, Kevin Lawrence to consider the outcome of the Parish Council’s Final Consultation and to seek his guidance as to how the project might be taken forward. The Village Hall Trustees and the Community Centre Management Committee met with Kevin...