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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 – […]

Together We Can Save Lives – A Message From Chief Constable Giles York “Our policing services are still delivering safety for you whenever you need them,” says Chief Constable Giles York Sussex Police is working with its partners in an enormous joint effort to help tackle the coronavirus crisis. “We are all in this together […]

Latest Update from the Environment Agency A decision was made late on Wednesday 25 March to delay the start of the piling works to Monday 30 March. The first batch of piles will still be delivered today (26 March). We have made this decision to ensure that all required measures to allow site staff to […]

It is now clear from government advice that the way that everyone in the UK acts in the coming weeks will determine whether we can control this epidemic and give the NHS the best opportunity to save lives. As a responsible community Arundel is already practising social distancing.  We have already been advised of the […]

ATC urge all Arundel residents to sign up to the Arundel Community Network to receive regular email newsletters regarding all things Arundel! Subscribe here:https://www.arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk/acn/

Arundel Surgery have asked us to post the following: As discussed email addresses for patients to contact us are arundel.prescriptions@nhs.net for medication and admin.arundel@nhs.net for anything non COVID-19 related, anything related to COVID-19 related is on the NHS website. Lloyds are operating a 2 people in the shop at a time, also reduced opening hours […]

COVID-19 info Latest Government information – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public NHS information – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ WHO advice on managing epidemics – https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/272442 Easy read guide – https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/coronavirus Community Covid Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK. Focusing on providing resources and connecting people to […]

Please click on the link below to view a leaflet outlining the support available to Arundel residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. Arundel Coronavirus Support

Piling works River Road will resume on 26 March 2020. Please find below a link to the Environment Agency’s latest newsletter regarding the Arundel Tidal Defences Scheme . Arundel Scheme Newsletter 5

Some residents have asked whether Arundel should be funding a Town Manager. The answer is that the Town Council will fund this role initially, in order to ‘prime the pump’ and  get it up and running. However we anticipate that within 2-3 years the Town Manager will generate sufficient income for the role to be […]

Please be aware that the advice we continue to share will be kept under review and could change at short notice to reflect Government’s wider advice. We therefore recommend checking regularly the information on this site as well as the generic government advice Public Health England in responding to the Covid-19 evolving pandemic. https://bit.ly/2QsW1gl

It is with great sadness that we have taken the decision to postpone our Community Clean Up Day until September in line with the #GBSpringClean which been postponed until 11 – 27 September. As soon as we have decided on a specific date we will of course let everyone know and we will email all volunteers individually […]

Please note that ATC have made the decision to cancel tomorrow’s Traffic & Access Meeting based on the government’s latest advice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

In light of the recent very serious and concerning news about the Coronavirus we are delighted to be able to share some more positive news with our residents today. Councillor Robin Lovell and Arundel Town Council’s Macebearer Iain Stirling both took part in the NSPCC’s Abseil down Arundel Castle at the weekend to raise money […]

From the Arundel Sussex Facebook Site We have received a message from The Revd Canon David Twinley – Vicar of Arundel with Tortington and Rector of South Stoke – who has given us permission to post the following regarding support in Arundel: They have a team of DBS checked volunteers ready and willing to provide […]

In light of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Town Council would urge everyone to read and share this letter from The Arundel Surgery Community Association (ASCA) Patient Support Group and Charity. ASCA will be sending this letter and card out to Arundel Surgery’s patients ASAP. In this very difficult time, we would urge Arundel residents to […]

We have received very good news from the Environment Agency. They have developed a technical solution to the problems they encountered with the river bed at River Road and this has been given approved by the National Project Assurance Board. They have also secured the additional £2m that this technical solution requires. This takes the […]

Latest Update from The Environment Agency Dear all, Please see update below sent to residents. Arundel Tidal Defences Scheme Update – 13 March 2020 All 3 directors have now approved £2 million of additional money to support a revised scheme design for River Road. This is in addition to the technical approval that was granted […]

Action in Rural Sussex now have advice on their website regarding Coronavirus. The information includes: – General guidance– Stay at home guidance– Advice for village halls– Advice for community groups– Protecting the isolated & vulnerable– Advice for community transport And can be found at: https://www.ruralsussex.org.uk/coronavirus-advice-march-20…/ It will be updated as and when new information is announced […]

Please visit the following section of our website for information in full on how to report crime in your area.

Councillor Wendy Eve, Mayor of Arundel, has resigned from Arundel Town Council. Her resignation followed an Extra-Ordinary meeting of the council on Thursday 6th March, when the council voted by 8 votes to 2 votes, with one abstention, to proceed to appoint an Arundel Town Manager. This initiative, for which the council had made budgetary […]

We continue to monitor and scrutinise the Coronavirus situation. The advice issued by the Government remains the same. That is: 1. If you have been in contact with someone with coronavirus or have returned from an affected area (https://www.gov.uk/…/publications/covid-19-specified-countr…) identified by the Chief Medical Officer as high risk and you are feeling unwell with a […]

After 36 years of loyal service to Arundel Town Council, Wendy Eve has resigned from her position of both Mayor and Town Councillor. During her time here Wendy stood for Mayor 5 times. As a resident and Councillor she has been involved with many projects and initiatives; including the secretary of the League of Friends […]

Have your say on the proposed Energy Recovery Facility and Waste Sorting and Transfer Facility at Ford Circular Technology Park, between Ford and Yapton.

Latest Update from The Environment Agency Update for properties behind the original 93m flood defence design at River Road and Tarrant Wharf- 6 March 2020 Dear all Last week you may have seen activity on the River Arun and in the vicinity of River Road car park, as our contractors removed the 5 steel sheet […]

Please find below, links to the sealed order for the variation of the West Sussex County Council Permit Scheme (WSCCPS) that will come into effect as of 1st April 2020, along with the varied WSCCPS fees table and a copy of the Consultation Report, detailing questions raised to the varied permit scheme and the Permit […]

Coronavirus is of rising concern. While cases in this country are limited it could be that the World Health Organisation could declare a global pandemic in the future should the virus not be contained. The UK Chief Medical Officers have raised the risk to the public from low to moderate but the risk to individuals […]

Want to know more about the CLT’s Housing Needs Survey? Visit their website below: http://arundelclt.org/Housing-Needs-Survey/

There will be an Extra Ordinary Full Council Meeting on Thursday the 5th of March for which the agenda and papers can be found here.

The below information came from The Arundel Scheme Project Team River Road/ River Arun You may have seen the jack-up barge in the River Arun was moved yesterday Tuesday 25 February. This was in preparation for our contractors removing the 5 steel sheet piles near to Tarrant Wharf that were positioned in the river bed […]

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 […]