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WE CONTINUE TO BELIEVE THAT MAGENTA IS THE BEST OPTION If you participated in the Highways England A27 Arundel Bypass consultation in Autumn 2019 you may have recently received a letter from Highways England advising you that they had discovered some errors, “in many cases minor technical details” in the original documents. To rectify this […]

A major new community project will be launched at Arundel Town Hall this Thursday at 6:30pm. All residents are invited to attend the meeting to discover the aims and objectives of The Arundel Bee Project, to make suggestions, ask questions and discuss how they can get involved. The Arundel Bee project will include a variety […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency Update for properties behind the original 93m flood defence design at River Road and Tarrant Wharf- 14 February 2020 We acknowledge the distress felt by many of you as a result of the on-going uncertainty surrounding the Arundel flood defence works. Some of you have asked us for more […]

Please note that the Farmers Market has been cancelled this Saturday due to Storm Dennis.

A further update from the Environment Agency to affected residents: Update for properties behind the original 93m flood defence design at River Road and Tarrant Wharf The current situation at River Road has not changed since our update on 31 January. Works remain paused until we know the outcome of our request for additional funding. […]

The EA’s contractors will begin road resurfacing works outside River Road car park next week – likely taking place on Tuesday 11 February and Thursday 13 February. From Monday 10 February there will be road signage in place indicating where some parking spaces will be coned off and unavailable during this time. Pedestrian and vehicular […]

All West Sussex libraries will be closed on Monday 10th February for the installation of a new IT system. The online catalogue and library app will not be available from 10am on Sunday 9th February to midday on Tuesday 11th February and the telephone renewals line will not be available on Monday 10th February to […]

The South Downs National Park’s Take the Lead campaign promotes responsible dog ownership in the South Downs. The issues of dog mess and livestock worrying are a common concern for most of the parishes in the National Park so please help spread these important messages to help raise awareness about the importance of being a […]

Thank you to all those that attended our Community Fayre on Saturday. It was a great event with many local groups and clubs in attendance. Here are a selection of photos taken by our Town Clerk and local photographer Charlie Waring. To view all photos please go to: https://drive.google.com/…/111UC7ik5Xvo-Up80uok25XvUhKrGCoNR

Free events for parents and carers to learn how to keep children safe online start this month to raise awareness for Safer Internet Day. https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2020 The WSCC Community Safety and Wellbeing team are delivering the digital online safety sessions, offering tips and advice on how to keep children safe online, including:– What children are doing […]

The following message from the Environment Agency was delivered to affected residents at the end of last week. Update for properties behind the original 93m flood defence design at River Road and Tarrant Wharf- 31 January 2020 Dear Resident, As discussed at the meeting on Tuesday 28 January we have been working hard to identify […]

The Environment Agency have suspended work on the River Road flood defences. They have discovered that the river bed was softer than their prior investigations had suggested, and further testing has shown that their current technical design will not work. The alternative design that they have identified would cost considerably more to install and would […]

The Arundel Neighbourhood Plan Review 2018-2031 has been made and it is the first Neighbourhood Plan to be reviewed in Sussex. At Full Council meeting of 15th January 2020, Arun District Council resolved to ‘make’ the Arundel Neighbourhood Plan Review 2018-2031. This means that it has been brought into legal force and forms part of […]

The Met Office has issued a Level 2 Cold Weather Alert. 19th January and 21st January. There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/snow between 1800 on Sunday 19 Jan and 1800 on Tuesday 21 Jan in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the […]

Please see below a message from the Environment Agency to local residents affected by the incident that happened last Friday where a water main was damaged.

West Sussex County Council’s latest campaign, #WinterReady, has now launched – aimed to inform residents of ways they can stay safe and well throughout winter. Check our their campaign page – www.westsussex.gov.uk/winter for more information.

Please find full details of the above road closure here.

Shortly before Christmas, Arun DC issued the attached literature to raise awareness of mental health issues. This topic affects members of our society and so ATC wanted to share this information in support of raising awareness amongst the local community.  

Shortly before Christmas, Arun DC issued the attached literature to raise awareness of domestic abuse issues. This topic affects members of our society and so ATC wanted to share this information in support of raising awareness amongst the local community.  

Public Notice – Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – Burpham Road, Warningcamp – Start date 22/12/2019

Weekend Work 14th-15th December The contractor has encountered some difficulties in putting the steel sheet piles into the river bed at Tarrant Wharf. These need to be investigated and therefore this week they will be drilling some bore holes. This will entail working 7.30-18.00 on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th, though the Environment Agency tell us that […]

Congratulations to Kyle Burton who was awarded the Young Persons Commendation Award at last night’s Community Awards Evening at Arundel Town Council. Kyle was nominated by his Head Teacher Andrew Simpson for being a positive influence on others. In particular Andrew said, ‘Kyle has been a positive role model and influence on children in his […]

Congratulations to David Wood who was awarded the Community Award last night at Arundel Town Council’s Annual Community Awards Evening. David received 8 nominations from members of the public for his tireless efforts to keep Arundel Lido open for the community and for his continued hard work with Project LEAP to extend the Lido’s open […]

As winter approaches, vulnerable residents in our communities can be more at risk. This winter, please ensure you look out for the more vulnerable residents in your communities and offer your support where you can. WSCC will soon be launching their ‘get ready for winter’ page on their website. The shortcut address will be: www.westsussex.gov.uk/winter. The […]

                      ➡️ One.network replaces WSCC Travel Information map ⬅️ To keep up to date with activity and disruption on the county’s highway network, you can now use one.network (previously named Roadworks.org) which is now available on the WSCC website. https://one.network/custom/westsussex One.network is nationally recognised and provides the most […]

A message from WSCC: From 1 December 2019 only West Sussex residents will be able to use our 11 Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs). This new system is expected to save local taxpayers £250,000 per year. Surveys have shown that an average of one in ten people using HWRSs closest to the county borders live […]

Do you have a couple of spare hours? Would you be willing to volunteer your time to help your community? Are you free on Saturday the 18th of April?   If so, Arundel Town Council are looking for volunteers to help with a Community Clean Up Day to give the Town a good old spring […]

Arundel Town Council wish to inform residents that local roadworks information is now provided via one.network (previously known as roadworks.org). The Town Council endeavour to post all upcoming road closures/works on their website and social media in a timely manner, however an overview of all local closures/works can be found on the above website.

For more information please visit: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/…/065WAF424 

                NB – this notice and all WSCC works can be found on the following website: https://one.network/custom/westsussex/

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All residents are invited to join the schools on Friday the 6th of December from 5pm onwards for a lantern procession, carols and the lighting of the Christmas Tree in the High Street. Please note that the High Street will be closed from 5pm-7pm to ensure the safety of the children and to allow this […]

The Declaration of Result of Poll is available to view here. A Message from the Mayor I would like to thank everyone who voted for the adoption of the Neighbourhood Plan and for those who voted against, I hope you will see that it is the right thing that Arundel residents have had a say […]

NB – this notice and all WSCC works can be found on the following website: http://westsussex.cdmf.info/public/traffic_tab.htm

Please see below the information from the Met Office and Environment Agency. The Met Office has issued a Yellow RAIN Warning valid from 0000 to 2345 on Thursday 14th November 2019 and the Environment Agency have issued a Yellow Flood Warning for Sussex, Thursday 14th November What to expect: Persistent rain may bring some disruption from […]

Please see below the Notice of Poll for the Arundel Neighbourhood Plan Referendum on the 19th November. Arundel NPR Notice of Poll

Please click on the below link for information from West Sussex County Council regarding parking restrictions from the 18th of November 2019 until the 8th of July 2020 effecting Arun Street, River Road and Tarrant Street in relation to the flood defence works. First Public Notice: Temporary Orders

The Town Hall & Office will be open during the following hours over the Christmas & New Year period: Tuesday 24th December 2019 – 09:00 – 11:00 Wednesday 25th December 2019 – CLOSED Thursday 26th December 2019 – CLOSED Friday 27th December 2019 – 9:00 – 11:00 Monday 30th December 2019 – 9:00 – 11:00 Tuesday 31st December 2019 – […]

In line with the Environment Agency’s Flood Defence Works in Arundel, West Sussex County Council have confirmed the following road closures.

Arun District Council & Arundel Town Council are planning to make improvements to Canada Road skate park & play area. To help with the design process we are asking for your opinions and have put together the following surveys for you to complete by Friday the 29th of November. Skate Park: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/P5753WY Play Area: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZCZ5HG2

The Environment Agency has issued a Newsletter for Arundel Residents containing the latest updates and information with regards to the Arundel Tidal Defences Scheme (Part 1). Printed copies are being distributed throughout Arundel this week, but for your convenience digital copies can also be obtained HERE.

This is your Town: Vote for its Future Direction on 19th November The external Examiner has approved that our Arundel Neighbourhood Plan goes to a referendum vote on 19th November 2019. Your referendum ballot paper will ask you to answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to one question: “Do you want Arun District Council and the South Downs National […]

NB – this notice and all WSCC works can be found on the following website: http://westsussex.cdmf.info/public/traffic_tab.htm

A Decision has been made on the Arundel Neighbourhood Plan Review and the Decision Statement, was published on the ADC website as of the 10th October 2019. Following an Independent Examination, Arun District Council and South Downs National Park confirms formal acceptance of the recommendations outlined in the Arundel Neighbourhood Plan Review Examination Report. The Examiner […]

West Sussex County Council has received a request for Temporary Traffic Regulation as follows. The application is currently being processed and we will be advised further when details are confirmed.  

Arun District Council has opened public consultation in relation to its PSPO and is seeking views from the communities about the proposals to tackle anti-social behaviour. The consultation will run for one month, ending at midday on Thursday 24 October 2019. An online survey is available via the Council’s website at https://www.arun.gov.uk/news-archive/tackling-antisocial-behaviour-join-the-debate-1978/. The responses provided […]