Welcome to the Funtington Parish Website

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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 1911 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.

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Latest News. The Marlpit Lane Household Waste Recycling Site closed on Monday September 26th 2016. The nearest HWRC is now at Westhampnett.


Neighbourhood Planning Neighbourhood Plan
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...
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South Downs National Park S. Downs National Park
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...
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FDDC Logo Funtington & District Community Centre October 2016
On 25 August there was a well attended meeting of the Trustees of the Village Hall and the Management Committee of the new Community Centre Co-operative. The meeting was held to determine how the two charities viewed the results of the public consultation on the future prospects of the Community Centre project. A professional fundraiser...
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