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Tomorrow evening (January 26th) at 6.00pm Arun District Council are debating the petition that was presented to Shaun Gunner, Leader of ADC, by pupils from the two Arundel Primary Schools in October, asking for ADC to support the Arundel-Ford safe walking and cycling path. It is the first item on the agenda. The meeting will […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Planning Committee Meeting on Thursday 20th January at 6:00pm. Due to ongoing concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19, if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to townclerk@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 19th January. The meeting agenda can be found here: shorturl.at/ctuMW Any public […]

The Maison Dieu has been out of bounds for some months as a result of deterioration in its condition. Arun District Council have been working on gaining relevant consent and have appointed Heritage Architects and consultants, and have subsequently procured the necessary remedial works in order to secure the future of the ancient ruins at […]

Despite the restrictions that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought, the Arundel Farmers Market has gone from strength to strength in 2021 with more than 50 stalls selling a huge variety of local produce. The Farmers Market runs on the third Saturday of each month, with the first market of 2022 taking place on 15 January. […]

You may have missed it in the run-up to Christmas, but Arun District Council are conducting a public consultation on a proposed increase in parking charges across the district. This began in late November and runs until 14th January. As you will see https://www.arun.gov.uk/…/have-your-say-on-proposed-car… it is envisaged that Crown Yard parking costs will increase by […]

The Mayor of Arundel has presented a cheque for £2,520 to support Lifecentre, a charity that offers support and therapy to people of all ages, genders and backgrounds who have had an unwanted sexual experience. Rape and sexual abuse affects approximately one in four women and one in six men. It can be difficult to […]

ATC’s January Planning Committee Meeting will now take place on Thursday the 20th of January at 6.00pm instead of on the 27th of January as originally scheduled.

Over 200 Christmas cards designed by Arundel’s primary school pupils carpeted the floor of the stately Atherley Chamber in Arundel Town Hall this week, as judging took place for the competition organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Arundel Town Council as part of ‘Arundel at Christmas’. The competition was judged by Sharon Blaikie, Chair […]

The largest shop in Arundel, Spencer Swaffer Antiques, and the popular Bagel & Coffee shop on the High Street have won joint first prize in the town’s Christmas outdoor display competition for businesses, whilst Kirsten Pottinger and Dave Rimer won the prize for the best house. Each of the three winners received a cheque for […]

Don’t bin your batteries and risk a fire this Christmas – that’s the call from Recycling Centres across West Sussex. As people dust off festive fairy lights and light-up ornaments, there’s often a selection of dead or old batteries waiting to be found amongst last year’s Christmas decorations. Nearly a quarter of people across the […]

When the Lord Lieutenant’s office invited Arundel Town Council to nominate someone who had supported their community during the Covid-pandemic to be honoured by an invitation to a special carol service hosted by Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge, the invitation came with a warning that since this was a national event and West […]

ARUNDEL COMMUNITY AID are spreading some CHRISTMAS CHEER IN ARUNDEL this year! If you know of any residents who would benefit from a goodie bag or phone call on Christmas day please let them know. Alternatively, if you have a spare hour on Christmas day to volunteer with deliveries or phone calls they would love […]

ATC’s December Planning Committee meeting that was due to take place on Thursday the 16th of December has been cancelled due to a lack of planning applications to discuss. The Planning Committee will next meet on Thursday the 27th of January 2022.

Long-standing Arundel resident John Munro was awarded the Arundel Community Cup in 2021 by Tony Hunt Mayor of Arundel to mark his contribution to life in the town. John was nominated for his outstanding work in setting up the Macular Support Group in Arundel – a group he continues to lead at the age of […]

The continuation of the popular monthly Farmers Market in Arundel has been secured, thanks to the support of both Arundel Town Council and Arun District Council. The Town Council took over the market in 2019 at a time when it was in decline, with only 23 traders attending each month and a dwindling number of […]

A message from the Norfolk Estate: “The northern bank of the Mill Stream has been closed (by the WWT) and the Norfolk Estate has received a Felling Licence to take down the ash trees on the south side. They will also be assisting the WWT with the felling of trees on the north side. It […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Full Council Meeting on Thursday 9th December at 7:00pm. Due to social distance guidelines if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 8th December. The meeting agenda can be found here: shorturl.at/izJM8 Any public questions must be emailed to the […]

Please be aware of the below amended hours throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Friday 24th December 2021 – 09:00 – 11:00Monday 27th December 2021 – CLOSED Bank HolidayTuesday 28th December 2021 – CLOSED Bank HolidayWednesday 29th December 2021 – 9:00 – 11:00Thursday 30th December 2021 – 9:00 – 11:00Friday 31st December 2021 – […]

The successes of fire service staff over the last 12 months was celebrated at the prestigious annual Recognition and Achievement Awards Ceremony last night. Those honoured at Arundel Castle included members of the public, serving firefighters and support staff. The ceremony celebrated staff that have achieved 20 and 40 years of long service and good […]

Don’t compromise on electrical safety for an online bargain – that’s the message from firefighters in West Sussex this week ahead of Black Friday. West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is supporting Electrical Fire Safety Week, an annual campaign organised by the charity Electrical Safety First, which runs from today until Sunday urging people to […]

The Deputy Mayor Cllr Angela Standing, Cllr Ashton-Konig, The Town Clerk and members of staff took part in their emergency first aid at work course on Friday. Everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable day and learnt a great deal from Tim Mordaunt at Platinum Ambulance Services and the day ended on a huge high when Tim […]

Arundel Town Council have created a transport survey, along with Arun Community Transport and Community Transport Sussex, to identify the transport needs of our residents and to inform decisions on potential investment in additional services. It should take 5 minutes or less to complete. Please note it’s one survey per person, not per household – […]

This time of the year is a busy one for cyber scammers looking to steal money off unsuspecting victims shopping for loved-ones. With Black Friday and Christmas fast approaching, people are being warned of web links to fraudulent websites posing as legitimate retailers and other sophisticated online scams. Despite the end of lockdown, many people […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding an Interim Full Council Meeting on Thursday 25th November at 6:00pm. Due to ongoing social distancing requirements if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 24th November. The meeting agenda can be found here:  https://tinyurl.com/3t7zjarw Any public questions must be emailed to the […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Planning Committee Meeting on Thursday 25th November at 7:00pm. Due to ongoing social distancing requirements if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 24th November. The meeting agenda can be found here:  https://tinyurl.com/3pkdkt6j Any public questions must be emailed […]

At our Full Council meeting on the 11th of November, we welcomed two new councillors onto Arundel Town Council following a co-option process. Both Carolyn Kenney and Oscar Ashton-Konig made sterling presentations to the Council on how they could help achieve our objectives, following which the current Councillors unanimously voted to appoint both candidates. Cllr […]

Arundel Town Council & Town Hall staff will be donning their best Christmas jumpers on Friday the 10th of December to raise money for Save the Children. If you would like to support us in raising money to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing […]

Improving frontline firefighter cover at a number of key fire stations is just one of a number of proposals set out in a new public consultation launched by West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. The fire and rescue service is proposing to increase firefighter availability at some stations, to better align its resources to the […]

Community Transport Sussex is co-ordinating vaccine transport bookings for NHS Sussex. Please see https://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/services/covid-19-vaccinations.htm for the relevant phone number and eligibility details.

West Sussex County Council has launched a six-week consultation today to seek views on whether a booking system at selected Recycling Centres should be made permanent. A trial booking system – Book to Recycle – has been in place at Bognor Regis, Crawley, Horsham, Littlehampton, Shoreham-by-Sea and Worthing Recycling Centres (RCs) since April 2021. The […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Full Council Meeting on Thursday 11th November at 7:00pm. Due to social distance guidelines if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 10th November. The meeting agenda can be found here: shorturl.at/ilxO2 Any public questions must be emailed to the […]

Arundel Town Council has approved a proposal from its Environment Working Group that the Council should declare a Climate Emergency, and engage with other organisations to reduce the causes of climate change. Mayor Tony Hunt says that: “By declaring a Climate Emergency the Council is acknowledging a real threat which affects Arundel as much as […]

Nominations now open for the 2021 Arundel Community Awards – deadline for receipt of nominations Wednesday 17th November at 5pm

Please find HERE confirmation of the road closure order,  approved by Arun District Council for the town’s Remembrance Day service on Sunday 14 November 2021. The road closure will take place from 10am to 12.00 noon at the road closure points situated on this MAP. This will be facilitated by fully qualified road closure experts […]

Over 100 volunteers, including residents, school children, Councillors and Arundel MP Andrew Griffith, turned out to enthusiastically support Arundel’s autumn Community Clean Up. This year’s event was spread over three days in October, with groups tackling different areas to keep the beautiful town of Arundel looking its best. Year 3 pupils from Arundel Church of […]

Sadly due to high winds the marquee used for Elevenses cannot be re erected (following the laying of the new concrete floor) in time for next week’s Elevenses. We hope Elevenses will be back on Monday the 8th of November.

What a lovely bit of post to open on a wet and windy Friday morning! We’re so pleased to hear about pupils from Arundel CofE Primary School benefiting from our grant monies and hope for some better weather this weekend so they can go out riding their bikes.

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Finance Committee Meeting on Thursday 4th November at 6:00pm. Due to ongoing social distancing requirements if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 3rd November. The meeting agenda can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1lAqHn1APrIYn2V3fHMzQKIJdAU3Dz0zB Any public questions must be emailed to […]

This week’s Finance Committee meeting has now been postponed until Thursday 4th November at 6pm. An updated agenda will be issued later this week.

This week’s Finance Committee meeting has now been postponed until Thursday 4th November at 6pm. An updated agenda will be issued later this week.

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Finance Committee Meeting on Thursday 28th October at 5:45pm. Due to ongoing social distancing requirements if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 27th October. The meeting agenda can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/a639mhuf Any public questions must be emailed to […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Planning Committee Meeting on Thursday 28th October at 7:00pm. Due to ongoing social distancing requirements if you would like to attend the meeting, please advise via email to admin@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk by Midday Wednesday 27th October. The meeting agenda can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/k4s9vcsc Any public questions must be emailed to […]

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