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Following a complaint of a low flying drone over the town, Sussex Police have asked us to remind residents of the rules that should be followed by ALL drone users: Always keep your drone or model aircraft in direct sight Never fly more than 400ft (120m) above the surface and stay well away from aircraft, […]

Stay at home, save lives With the arrival of the new year, the government has again enforced a National Lockdown and is urging people to stay at home in the face of rapidly rising rates of coronavirus infections and the pressures facing the NHS. This means you must not leave your home unless you need […]

Arundel Town Council are seeking a Town Hall Events Manager to start as soon as possible. For more details including a full job description and application form please visit: https://www.arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk/vacancies/

At the January meeting of Arundel Town Council, two new councillors were co-opted: Marc Rankin Not only was Marc raised in Arundel, but he can trace his family back to having lived in South Stoke back in the early 1800’s. Marc currently works in Local Government, and was a Unison Branch Secretary for several years. […]

Residents can still get help from the county council’s Community Hub in confidence by calling 033 022 27980 or by completing the online form. The Hub is open seven days a week between 8am-8pm: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/…/community-hub-covid-19/ Mental health support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling the Sussex Mental Healthline on […]

You can familiarise yourself with the new lockdown restrictions in full by visiting the GOV.UK website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home#high-alert Further COVID-19 information, including data about incidence rates in West Sussex from WSCC: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/…/coronavirus-covid-19…/ There are campaign resources including posters that you can download here: https://coronavirusresources.phe.gov.uk/stay-home/resources/

Please click here for information on the vaccine rollout in Sussex: https://www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/…/sussex-covid-19…/ The website also includes what residents can expect when they have their vaccination and a detailed list of FAQs: https://www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/…/faqs-about-the…/ The page also provides contact details if you have a question or want to give feedback.

The Covid-19 Vaccination Programme for Arundel Arundel Surgery explains below what is happening regarding vaccinations in Arundel, and why they cannot administer them here in the town. Meantime we are looking at how we can help residents who do not have transport to get to the vaccination clinic in Bognor when they are given an […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting on Thursday 14th January at 6.45pm. 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://tinyurl.com/y5s5bppy Any public questions must be […]

Having first believed to have occurred in Poland in 1992, Ash Die Back spread to the UK during 2012. It is an airborne fungus, Hymenoscyphus Fraximeus (Ash Die Back/Chalara), which was accidentally imported on planting stock.  All imports of Ash are now banned. Ash trees on poor/thin soils are most susceptible.  There is no treatment […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Interim Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday 7th January @ 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/2L67jrl Any public questions must […]

Following the latest Government guidance Arundel Town Hall will be closed until further notice. From 4th January the officers will be available on 01903 882965 between 09:00 and 13:00 Monday – Friday.

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified persons to be co-opted onto the Town Council in order to fill two remaining vacancies. For more information please contact the Town Clerk on 01903 882954 or email townclerk@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk.

To all our Patients, We are all excited to hear that there is real progress on a Covid vaccine and that this should improve the quality of life for all of us. We know that you, like us, are struggling with the confines imposed upon us all due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone is trying […]

Congratulations once again to ‘The Arundel Community’ on winning The Arundel Community Award 2020, along with those that were individually nominated and our Lifetime Achievement Award Winners! Although the community were unable to attend this year, under public health guidelines a very small presentation ceremony took place following very strict guidance. This wonderful film, kindly […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday 17th December @ 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://tinyurl.com/yygkucnz Any public questions must be […]

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified persons to be co-opted onto the Town Council in order to fill two remaining vacancies. For more information please contact the Town Clerk on 01903 882954 or email townclerk@arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk.

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday 26th November @ 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/tFXY8 Any public questions must be emailed to the […]

On Sunday 8th November Arundel paid their respects and remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country during both world wars and other wars since. With restrictions imposed in light of the coronavirus pandemic the traditional Remembrance Day service was very different and significantly scaled down this year. People were encouraged to pay […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting on Thursday 12th November at 6.45pm. 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: http://tiny.cc/mrs1tz Any public questions must be […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual interim Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday 12th November @ 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: http://tiny.cc/8rs1tz Any public questions must […]

Following on from the recent National Restriction announcement, the Arundel Town Hall will now be closed to all visitors from Thursday 5th November. Staff will continue to work and be available between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. For further information and support during this difficult time please do visit our Coronavirus Support […]

With only ONE DAY TO GO please do get your Community Award nominations in to ensure those individuals, organisations, groups and businesses that have gone ‘above and beyond’ supporting those within our community during the covid-19 pandemic get the recognition they so rightfully deserve. All those nominated will be added to an exclusive honorary list […]

Following such an incredibly difficult year for so many, the Arundel Town Council Community Awards 2020 holds a particularly precious place in our hearts. For this reason, we shall be producing an honorary list scroll of all those nominated to be hung in the Arundel Town Hall and celebrated for many years to come. Please […]

Arundel Town Council needs a bookkeeper for 2 hours twice a week (Monday and Thursday). Tasks would include: Processing supplier invoices Preparing payments Assisting functions team with sales invoicing Managing aged debtors and creditors Processing bank payments and receipts Reconciling bank account This role would suit an experienced freelance bookkeeper who is proficient in Sage […]

Arundel Town Council have received the following advance information from Network Rail Southern Projects: Engineering work affecting all lines via Horsham in Summer 2021 Dear Stakeholder, We are writing to update you on planned engineering work on the Arun Valley (Three Bridges to Arundel via Horsham) and Mole Valley (Dorking to Horsham) railway lines in […]

Arundel Town Council is fortunate enough to have the support of some unpaid advisors whose expert knowledge and work (often behind the scenes) benefits our community. At the last Council Meeting we considered Derek Waller’s latest report on Flood Defences in Arundel and agreed that we should write an open letter to him thanking him […]

To Arundel Residents In December we will be presenting the 2020 Community Awards, and we invite you to provide your nominations. The closing date for nominations will be mid-day on Thursday 5th November. Last year the award was presented to one person. This year the awards will be very different because Covid-19 has made this […]

Notice is hereby given under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Arundel Town Council.

Remember from Home The government are urging the public to remember all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice by coming together for a national moment of silence at 11am as the service from the Cenotaph is broadcast nationwide on BBC One, Sky and ITV. With this in mind Arundel Town Council are asking the public […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday 22nd October @ 6.45pm.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/evJSZ.Any public questions must be emailed to the […]

“Arundel Town Council welcomes the announcement of Highways England’s plan to build a by-pass around Arundel. For over 40 years the A-27 has run straight through the town,  dividing our community into two halves. With the growth of traffic, Arundel has become a bottle-neck, with 21,000 journeys made each day on the single lane section […]

Calling on all dog walkers to help with a survey on dog walking behaviour in the heathlands of the South Downs National Park. The survey on dog walking behaviour is aimed at those who walk dogs in the South Downs National Park including dog owners, as well as those who walk dogs for others, such […]

Tony Hunt, Mayor of Arundel: At the last Farmers Market, some residents asked me where our MP, Andrew Griffith, stood on the subject of the planning application for the Energy Recovery Facilitator (incinerator) at Ford. I put that question to Andrew Griffith and here is his reply, which he is happy for us to publish:

Arun District Council have commissioned 2020 Consultancy Solutions Ltd to undertake an Active Travel Study for the district (not including those areas within the South Downs National Park). Active Travel focuses on modes of transport which require physical activity, such as walking (including wheelchair use), cycling, horse-riding.  The aim of the study is to identify […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting on Thursday 15 October @ 6:45pm.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/34CGhx. Any public questions must be emailed […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Virtual Planning Advisory Committee Meeting on Thursday 15 October @ 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/34DuBe1. Any public questions must be […]

In addition to keeping the Town Hall operations running smoothly during the pandemic, in her off-duty hours our Town Clerk, Carolyn Baynes has been supporting the NHS by acting as a First Responder, and in that capacity  and has dealt with a large volume of calls logging over 3500 volunteer hours. Arundel MP, Andrew Griffith, […]

With cases of Covid-19 on the rise again, St. Nicholas church are looking for more volunteers who are willing to give up an hour or so each week to assist those in Arundel Parish who are in the higher risk groups and as such, need to self-isolate as much as possible. The project has been […]

A-one+, on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out tree reduction and associated vegetation maintenance works to the tree line adjacent to Wheelwrights Close and Maltravers Street and trees between Park Bottom and the A284, Arundel Bypass. The works will be carried out between Monday 5 October 2020 and Tuesday 13 October 2020.

Notice is hereby given under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Arundel Town Council.

Arundel Town Council is looking for someone with planning experience who would like to help to safeguard the town from inappropriate development and ensure that all local development benefits Arundel. The role of Planning Advisor would entail considering proposals that emanate from a variety of sources (government, West Sussex County Council, Arun District Council and […]

By the time that our ‘Clean Up’ exercise ended, there were more sacks on the cobbles than you would find in a Christmas grotto, with another heap over by the Scout Hut. Those sacks contained the rubbish collected during the day by the Arundel Clean Team. Blessed by perfect weather, about a dozen members of […]

Some Fitzalan Road residents have been bemused by the shin-high wall that Mackley installed as part of the tidal flood defence works. “To  prevent Hedgehogs falling into the River Arun?” was one suggestion. So we asked the Environment Agency to explain the thinking to us, and here is their response: We understand that some residents […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a Virtual Planning Advisory Committee Meeting on Thursday 24th September at 6.45pm. 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/eqEFZ Any public questions must be emailed to […]

“Driven off the streets by Covid-19, the 42nd Arundel Festival refused to be suppressed and simply took to YouTube. We are deeply grateful to Sharon Blaikie and her team and to all the people who enabled a town with 3,500 residents stage such a spectacular 11-days of virtual entertainment, including our Town Crier who launched […]

WSCC’s Community Initiative Funding (CIF) window is now open to organisations seeking financial support to deliver local projects from October and November. CIF funding will continue to be awarded remotely, should the autumn round of County Local Committees not be held in person. The process for submitting applications to the Micro Fund and crowdfunding pitches, […]

Arundel Town Council will be holding a virtual Full Council Meeting on Thursday 10th September 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/kS158 Any public questions must be […]

As part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase accessibility to testing, the Department of Health and Social Care is to begin work this week on a new drive-in COVID-19 testing centre at Tangmere airfield. West Sussex County Council owns the land where the testing centre will be located and has worked closely with the […]

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