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Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Planning Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday the 28th May at 6.30pm This is a public meeting, if you would like to join please request an invitation by emailing admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk at least 24hrs prior to the meeting. The meeting agenda can be found here: shorturl.at/vFNT4 Any public questions must […]

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified persons to be co-opted onto the Town Council in order to fill one remaining vacancy. For more information please contact the Town Clerk on 01903 881567 or email townclerk@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk.

Arundel Farmers Markets on the 20th June has been CANCELLED. This difficult decision has been taken to ensure the heath and safety of the public and stallholders in these unprecedented times.

Dear residents, We know that the current situation is affecting our residents in various different ways and WSCC would like to understand how they can effectively support you. WSCC are launching a survey to gather your views and to assess the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on your lives. Tell them how your lives have […]

Police across Sussex will focus on their core role of preventing and detecting crime and protecting the most vulnerable, as people enjoy new freedom to spend more time outside. Changes were made by the Government earlier this week to moderate stringent lockdown rules, in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus, protect the NHS and […]

Latest update from the Environment Agency: River wall improvement works Good progress continues to be made with the improvements to the wall at River Road. Approximately 40 steel sheet piles (over a 25m section) remain to be installed. Structural engineers inspected the existing river wall last week (over the scheme extent), as part of our routine site monitoring activities during […]

A-one+, on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out safety improvement works to address recommendations following the Cycleway schemes completion safety audit. Works will include improvements to the crossing points, relocation of signage, and bollard installation. In order to carry out these works as efficiently and as safely as possible, work will be carried […]

The ACN is the regular Arundel email newsletter with over 600 residents subscribed to receive the latest information about Arundel via email. To subscribe please visit: https://www.arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk/acn/ If you are in doubt as to your registration, you should simply sign up again. The system will detect duplicate email addresses and therefore only one bulletin will be […]

Osbourne on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out the final phase of resurfacing to address carriageway defects on the A27 between Long Lane, Arundel to Crossbush Roundabout. During this phase of works, Osbourne will be resurfacing Crossbush Roundabout and its approaches as well as small sections of the A27 to the east of […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency: River wall improvement works Good progress continues to be made with the improvements to the wall at River Road. Further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site this week. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to improve the river wall are now in the UK […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting on Thursday 14th May at 6.30pm. This is a public meeting, if you would like to join please request an invitation by emailing admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk at least 24hrs prior to the meeting. The meeting agenda can be found here: shorturl.at/afyQU Any public questions must be emailed […]

Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs) across West Sussex will reopen from Monday 11th May. https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/news/county-council-confirms-how-and-when-household-waste-recycling-sites-will-reopen/?fbclid=IwAR1w9Kd6H30328Wi625HbFRRBckqhF-PNMszfJfEni7ZdqVXEqvW6XdsJbc

WSCC have developed a plan, subject to further government guidance, to safely reopen Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs) next week (week commencing 11 May). The date will be confirmed later this week when further guidance on managing the reopening of sites will be released by central government.

Latest Update from the Environment Agency: River wall improvement works Good progress continues to be made with the improvements to the wall at River Road. Last week, we explained that we are experiencing some difficulties and delay in the construction industry supply chain as a result of Covid-19. Although arriving a few days later than expected (from Luxembourg), a […]

Many of you will have already seen our call to join Arundel residents in a Stay at Home Street Party to celebrate VE Day this Friday. In addition The Royal British Legion are calling on the nation to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day from home. With members of the public unable to attend […]

WSCC’s Community Hub has been up and running since the end of March, providing support to vulnerable individuals across the county. To ensure maximum awareness of the Hub, over the next few weeks residents in Chichester, Horsham, Adur & Worthing and Arun will receive a leaflet through their letterbox, via Royal Mail, alerting them to the […]

By closing your doors at night or before leaving the house you can prevent the spread of a fire and toxic smoke by up to 20 minutes. This is the potentially lifesaving message from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s (WSFRS) new Shut Fires Out campaign. WSFRS Chief Fire Officer, Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, explained the significance […]

Osbourne on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out the final phase of resurfacing to address carriageway defects on the A27 between Long Lane, Arundel to Crossbush Roundabout. During this phase of works, Osbourne will be resurfacing Crossbush Roundabout and its approaches as well as small sections of the A27 to the east of […]

There is a vacancy on Arundel Town Council following the resignation of a Councillor. For full details please CLICK HERE.

Please be advised that works to complete the A27 Crossbush Traffic Signal Refurbishment will be carried out overnight from Monday 27 April 2020 to Saturday 2 May 2020 utilising a full closure of the roundabout westbound approach with a clearly signed diversion in place.

In the absence of many events planned to commemorate VE Day and with social distancing measures in place Arundel Town Council would like to encourage residents to take part in a Stay at Home Street Party on Friday 8th of May. Don’t forget to undertake the ‘Nation’s Toast to the Heroes of WW2’ at 3pm, […]

Small Business Grant Funds Arun District Council has been processing Small Business Grant Funds as a priority and nearly £13 million in grant funding has now been paid. There are still more than 700 businesses yet to apply and we would like to hear from them as they may be entitled to support. Follow this […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual F&GP Committee Meeting on Thursday 30th April at 6.30pm This is a public meeting, if you would like to join please request an invitation by emailing admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk at least 24hrs prior to the meeting. The meeting agenda can be found here: https://bit.ly/3eLh9sR Any public questions must be emailed […]

Dear residents and partners, As the weather remains pleasant it might be tempting to spend more time outside or to arrange to meet friends and family. We wish to remind you of the social distancing rules and stress the importance of adhering to them. You should only leave the house for very limited purposes: shopping […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency: River wall improvement works Good progress is being made as the improvements to the wall at River Road continue. Approximately half of the steel sheet piles have now been installed. However, we are starting to experience some difficulties and delay in the construction industry supply chain as a result of Covid-19. This has affected […]

Please see below a message from the Environment Agency in relation to works taking place at Arun Street Gardens tomorrow: On Thursday 23 April 2020 (tomorrow) construction work will be taking place at Arun Street Gardens (at the downstream extent of the new river wall). The work will involve a large concrete mixer being driven […]

Sussex Resilience Forum that is coordinating the emergency response across East Sussex, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove issued a press release last Thursday with Assistant Chief Constable of Sussex Police. Press Release Article including list of equipment and specifications https://www.sussex.police.uk/srf  Any expressions of donations need to be emailed to SussexResilienceForum@sussex.pnn.police.uk

Please be advised that the following road closure has been CANCELLED.

West Sussex County Council asks for views each year about its Post-16 Transport Policy Statement. This outlines the help and information that is available to 16-19s from transport operators and the Council and the details and link to the consultation are below. The policy sets out the help that is available through the council, schools, colleges […]

Latest Advice from West Sussex County Council As we enter a further stage of lockdown we wanted to give a reminder of where you can find the latest information and updates regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. It is so important that we all continue to stay at home wherever possible and do not meet others, even […]

We appreciate that at this particular time there is a greater awareness of the potential increase in opportunities and risk to vulnerable people to be victims of crime. A number of you have been in touch regarding concerns of increase in Scam’s and Domestic Abuse during this particular time so we have pulled together some […]

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (WSFRS) has launched its Learning Zone, a series of educational resources on fire safety, for primary school children. The resources have been designed to help families with educating their children from home during COVID-19 lockdown. The key stage one and two resources range from colouring in to identifying hazards […]

A message from West Sussex County Council: Measures announced over recent weeks to tackle the coronavirus have seen people’s day-to-day life drastically alter. These changes are essential to beat coronavirus and protect the NHS, but are requiring families to spend unusually high amounts of time together at home. The economic effects of the pandemic are […]

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service and West Sussex County Council are urging residents to think twice about bonfires and BBQs this Easter and not to burn waste. It comes as nice weather is predicted for the bank holiday weekend and social distancing restrictions remain in place with people spending the long bank holiday weekend […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency Works for the Arundel Tidal Defences Scheme Phase 1 are continuing as planned, with approximately half of the steel sheet piles now installed into the river bed adjacent to the properties at River Road. We want to assure you that we are continually reviewing government and Public Health England […]

Please note that tonight’s full Council Meeting has been cancelled due to the current situation in relation to Coronavirus and the need to maintain social distancing. Once we are able to include public participation, meetings will resume as normal. In the meantime the work of the Council is continuing using virtual means to facilitate meetings. […]

Dear residents, Over the last few weeks all of us have experienced change which could never have been predicted. We have all had to adapt to protect ourselves and others, and some people – including NHS and many local government workers – have had to step up to help others in extremely difficult circumstances. I […]

Please find below a link to an Arun District Council bulletin addressing the suspension of garden waste collection and its resumption starting the 16th April. In view of the current virus situation it is possible that timing may change again and we recommend that you visit the website referenced. Arun District Council Bulletin

West Sussex Record Office has closed its doors for the first time in over 70 years because of coronavirus (COVID-19), but their great work continues, and they need residents’ help. The team are inviting residents across the county to record a diary that will be kept alongside other pandemic related records. These will then be […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting this Thursday as per guidance from Arun District Council during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The agenda for this meeting can be found here:https://bit.ly/3e0Q30j If members of the public have any questions that they would like addressed at the meeting, please email them to townclerk@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk ahead […]

Struggling with self-isolation? Then the West Sussex Library Service want residents to join them online. Anyone who is currently not a member of their local library, can join for free at www.westsussex.gov.uk/elibrary. Once a welcome email has been received, they will have access to the e-library service, where there is an extended range of downloadable […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency Work to install steel sheet piles at River Road resumed on Tuesday 31 March 2020 At the time of writing, 11 of the 81 steel sheet piles have now been installed into the river bed adjacent to properties at River Road. Together with our suppliers, we are following government […]

There have been a number of cases of people running scams to take advantage of the current social distancing measures and peoples worries about coronavirus. Please find attached a few examples that we have been made aware of. No doubt there are many others!

Osbourne on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out resurfacing to address carriageway defects on the A27 between Long Lane, Arundel to Crossbush Roundabout. The works will include the resurfacing of defective areas, new road markings and studs and high friction surfacing on roundabout approaches. In order to carry out these works as efficiently […]

I know these are challenging, worrying and unprecedented times for everyone in West Sussex, the whole country and indeed the whole world. Our priority is to make sure we protect the vulnerable members of our community, working with colleagues across the NHS and all of our partners, to get them the support they need. I […]

Roads may be quieter, but the speed limit is the same – that’s the message from the county council’s road safety team. With reduced traffic during the coronavirus outbreak, Sussex Police contacted the West Sussex Road Safety team to say some drivers had been tempted to drive too fast. Roger Elkins, county council Cabinet Member […]

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop at a rapid pace, we are working hard to protect our residents and staff as best we can. Community Hub We have now launched our new online community hub, and any residents who either need help, or wish to volunteer in supporting others, can now do so via […]

During these unprecedented times, we are fortunate enough to have pro-active local community groups who are delivering outstanding work to look after the immediate needs of vulnerable people here in Arundel and the surrounding villages. Since January, the newly formed Arundel Festival Committee, a group of like-minded volunteers – many of us Arundel residents – […]

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