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Libraries in West Sussex are introducing a phased reintroduction of services from Monday 6 July, starting with a ‘Select and Collect’ service. The service will allow residents to collect books from the front doors of all 36 West Sussex County Council owned libraries without the need to enter the building. People will be able to […]

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heat Health Alert. There is a 90% probability of Heat-Health criteria being met between 0900 today and 2100 on Friday in parts of England. View the full warning at the Met Office Heat Health Watch site. Hot weather can affect your health. The people most likely to […]

Please note that additional information and tips for Covid-19 and the heatwave has been issued by the government. Fans should not be used if someone in your home has been confirmed or suspected as having Covid-19, as this could increase the spread of infection If no-one in your home has Covid-19 or suspected Covid-19, angle […]

It is great to see the plans for Canada Road Playpark, which we have been advised may even be finished by the end of next week! Watch this space…

From 0900 hrs Wednesday 24th June to 2100 hrs Friday 26th June The Met Office have issued a Heat Health Warning with temperatures expected to exceed 30 Celsius are expected quite widely, especially in central, southern and east England, although most coasts will be less hot. Hot weather can affect your health. The very young, […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Planning Advisory Committee Meeting on Thursday 25th June 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/2UTLRHU Any public questions must be […]

Across the UK, councils are being encouraged by the Government to develop plans to provide more space for people so that they can socially distance as the lockdown is eased. Government funding is available to enable these plans to be implemented. Arundel is a small town but it receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each […]

During the last few days we have had abundant feedback on the proposal to make Arundel safer during the visitor season by creating more space for people in the Town Centre. Thank you to everyone who has shared their thinking with us, and the working group will be discussing this feedback with Arundel Town Councillors […]

Dear residents and partners, We’d like to start this week’s update with a reminder that from Monday 15 June passengers will need to wear a face covering on public transport. Exemptions to the rule include young children, disabled people and those with breathing difficulties. The government has issued advice on face coverings and also updated its […]

A-one+, on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out the refreshment of white lining and stud replacement along the A27 between Tangmere Roundabout and Clapham Interchange. In order to carry out these works as efficiently and safely as possible, work will be carried out under phased overnight full carriageway closures between 8pm and 6am […]

West Sussex County Council’s new Fire & Rescue Scrutiny Committee met for the first time on Wednesday (3 June). Members of the newly formed committee confirmed the priorities for scrutiny and service outcomes it wished to focus on, and set its work programme for the year. The Committee also supported the adoption of a performance […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency: River wall improvement works Further significant and complex engineering works from the river are scheduled until August 2020. Our priority now is to provide additional stability to the overall construction. This will help us plan any further measures that may need to be put in place to continue to safeguard the weaker sections of river wall. We are continuing our routine […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting on Thursday 11th June 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/2XZJuUK Any public questions must be emailed […]

The Chief Fire Officer has paid tribute to how staff across the service have been pulling together during the Covid-19 pandemic. Over recent weeks West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service has: •             Helped distribute more than 700,000 items of PPE •             Visited more than 700 vulnerable people or those on the National Shielding Register since […]

Sussex Police has launched a new rural crime team, whose overall aim is to crack down on unlawful behaviour in isolated communities. This team, launched on Monday (June 1), has been made possible with the precept increase, as acquired by Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne at the start of this financial year. The […]

Do you know how to help keep them safe online? As a parent or someone else with responsibility for a child or young person, you’ll be all too aware of the dangers they can be exposed to online. Children and young people are generally curious, sociable and impressionable to one degree or another. Under the […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency: River wall improvement works Now that the installation of steel sheet piles over the full extent is complete, our priority now is to provide additional stability to the overall construction.  This week, the two large cranes used to install the steel sheet piles were removed from site. These have been replaced with […]

Sussex Resilience Forum (SRF) is reminding members of the pubic to stay safe when visiting the county’s coastal sites and open areas. https://www.sussex.police.uk/news/sussex/news/news/be-coast-and-country-aware–stay-safe-and-safeguard-our-emergency-services

WSCC have issued a press release re. when household waste recycling sites will start accepting more items: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/news/household-waste-recycling-sites-to-accept-more-items-from-monday-1st-june/ It highlights that they will start accepting more items including wood, furniture and electrical items from Monday 1st June. Residents will be able to dispose of the following items at all sites in West Sussex: • garden waste […]

Dear supporters The Neighbourhood Watch June ‘Our News’ enewsletter is out! With the lockdown remaining fully in place in Wales and measures in England altering, Neighbourhood Watch groups continue to support individuals and their communities to adapt, stay safe and manage the situation. We have been collecting stories of all the amazing work going on, several […]

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

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