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GENERAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

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CHICHESTER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST
Areas Covered Working with the new communities in NE Chichester and the surrounds
Organisation Name Chichester Community Development Trust
Preferred Address The Water Tower, Blomfield Drive, Graylingwell Park, Chichester PO19 6BZ
Contact Name Angie Bacon
E-mail Address angie@chichestercdt.org.uk
Website Address http://www.chichestercdt.org.uk
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Phone Number  01243 537526
What does your organisation do? Empower people by developing skills and supporting projects that create local opportunities, employment and build community spirit. CCDT owns and manages community buildings and land, safe-guarding these important spaces for the community, and reinvesting profits to create long-term economic, social and environmental benefits.
What support does your organisation offer? We work in partnership with local people, other local agencies and stakeholders to improve the quality of life for all residents and the wider Chichester community.
We encourage others by sharing learning and successes
We provide leadership, support and encouragement for community groups so local people feel empowered to improve their own lives.
We manage projects and initiatives that raise aspirations and create volunteering and job opportunities for our communities.
Further useful information Our Values –
Enterprise for all – We think enterprise is the best way to transform lives. We want to unlock the talents of our community members, support entrepreneurial ventures and create valuable partnerships and collaborations.Responsive -We are quick to act and make the most of a bright idea or opportunity.Community-led – We listen to your views and wishes for the community. If you want to improve your community in some way, we can help you succeed.

Approachable – We are friendly, fun and passionate about community.

Respectful– We believe everyone can play a part, regardless of background, wealth or age.

Creative – We like to come up with fresh ways of thinking, doing and achieving.

Resilient– We respond to change and priorities, and are resilient for the future

CHICHESTER NORTH EAST QUADRANT RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION - CNEQRA
Areas Covered Looks after the general interests of residents living in the Northeastern corner of the City.
Organisation Name CNEQRA – Chichester North East Quadrant Residents Association
Contact Name Guy Knight
E-mail Address guyknight@mac.com
What does your organisation do? Looks after the general interests of residents living in the Northeastern corner of the City.
EAST BROYLE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION - EBRA
Areas Covered The East Broyle Estate is found in the north west of Chichester and comprises of 410 Houses on 17 roads, crescents and closes named after Cathedral Cities.
Organisation Name East Broyle Residents Association – EBRA
Contact Name Chris Molyneux
E-mail Address chair@eastbroyle.org
Phone Number 01243 776680
 What does your organisation do? We distribute a regular newsletter (currently monthly), to 86% of the estate, which includes up to date information and advice across a range of issues pertinent to the residents. We are a conduit for information from the CDC, CCN and other public bodies, especially to those without internet access.
We have a list of residents who are willing helpers to support others on the estate. Currently we have very few requests for support.
Non-Covid related EBRA helps to maintain the area for the benefit of everyone.
We organise social events when permitted – coffee mornings, garage sales, walks, carol singing.
What support does your organisation offer? Volunteers help with shopping, collecting prescriptions, taking people to appointments, keeping in touch by making “social” phone calls.
WESTGATE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION
Areas Covered Westgate, Henty Gardens, Mount Lane, St. Bartholomew’s Close and Tannery Close
Organisation Name Westgate Residents’ Association
E-mail Address sec.wgra@gmail.com
Website Address www.westgatera.org.uk
What does your organisation do? To represent the interests of our residents and to work towards improving the quality of life and the environment in our area.
WEST WALLS RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION
Areas Covered the western side of the city centre:
• North Walls (western section)
• Wall Cottage Drive
• Orchard Street (southern end)
• Orchard Grove
• West Street (western end)
• Tollhouse Close
Organisation Name West Walls Residents Association
Contact Name Mike Evans
E-mail Address westwallsra@gmail.com
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Phone Number 07715 043876
What does your organisation do? Our purpose is
a. To represent the interests of residents within the above defined area.
b. To work towards improving the quality of life and the environment of the area of western walls area and its immediate neighbourhood for the benefit of local residents.
c. To foster community spirit through the promotion of occasional social events and activities.
d. To be non-party political and represent the majority view of the community.
e. To keep residents informed regularly of the WWRA’s issues.Membership of the WWRA is open to all residents living in the area who are over the age of 16.  Currently there is no membership fee.We have regular social and community activities; we send out regular Newsletters; we have a private Facebook group for residents to exchange news and information quickly.
WHYKE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION
Areas Covered The streets from and including Stirling Rd to Whyke Rd up to A A27
Organisation Name Whyke Residents Association
Preferred Address 69 Lyndhurst Road Chichester  PO19 7PG
Contact Name Judith Ratledge
E-mail Address juderat@talktalk.net
Website Address https://www.whyke.info
Phone Number 01243 786750  /  01243 533393
What does your organisation do? The Association is able to acquire the knowledge and able to pass on news from the larger area of Chichester,  to its members.
Able to represent residents and can advise in dealing with councillors and councils
Can support issues and ideas upon which action is needed.
Help in getting people to know one another in the locality.
Being active in ways to improve the neighbourhood.