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We are on step 4 of the government's roadmap out of lockdown. Most legal restrictions have now ended.

Find out how you can stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

We are operating restricted access to Council buildings with the majority of our staff working away from the offices. Access to buildings remains limited. Those who are homeless on the day can come to our receptions for help. Housing or Local Land Charges customers can enter by appointment only.

Please use our online and phone services wherever possible as we continue to provide key services, just in a different way.

This page will be updated regularly. The Service Status button below contains a table showing the latest updates for each Council department.


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General advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support - GOV.UK (

Community Hub (COVID-19) - West Sussex County Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS (

Stay at home: guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection - GOV.UK (

Daily summary | Coronavirus in the UK (

Business support and grants

Business Support during Coronavirus | Arun District Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Business support - GOV.UK (

Find coronavirus financial support for your business - GOV.UK (

Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19) - GOV.UK (

Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme - GOV.UK (

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance from Step 4 - Guidance - GOV.UK (





Test and Trace payments

If you have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace and told to self-isolate and you are unable to work as a result, you may be entitled to some extra help. Test and Trace Self Isolation Payments

Statistics and figures

West Sussex C19 summary (

Cases in the UK | Coronavirus in the UK (


NHS COVID-19 app

The NHS COVID-19 app support website - NHS.UK (

Vaccine information

Sussex COVID-19 Vaccination Programme | Sussex Health & Care Partnership (

FAQs about the COVID-19 vaccine | Sussex Health & Care Partnership (

Our latest news

Green Waste Club collection delayed
Garden Waste Club collection update

Arun District Council thank you for your patience regarding the disruption to Green Waste Club collections. We apologise for the inconvenience this has caused many of you.…

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Respect the beach

There is nothing better than a day at the beach on a hot day.…

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Respect Arun

Arun is a beautiful district with lots of great outdoor spaces from beaches to countryside.…

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Residential and Wellbeing Services Committee meeting 22.07.21

  To view tonight's Residential and Wellbeing Services Committee meeting at 6pm click here.…

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Planning Committee 21.07.21

  To view today's Planning Committee meeting at 2.00pm click here.…

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Planning Policy Committee meeting 20.07.21
Planning Policy Committee meeting 20.07.21

  To view tonight's Planning Policy Committee meeting at 6pm click here.…

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Council donation of old computers helps pupils – and the planet
Council donation of old computers helps pupils – and the planet

Two local schools have benefitted from more than 40 second-hand computers donated by Arun District Council.…

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Come and meet your Littlehampton Community Wardens
Come and meet your Littlehampton Community Wardens

Come and meet your Littlehampton Community Wardens on Wed 21 July 10.30am -12.30pm at Littlehampton Library.…

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Don't take inflatables into the sea
Don't take inflatables into the sea

  Leave inflatables at home as they are designed for the pool, not open water, where the wind and current can very quickly take you out to sea and into danger.…

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Net Zero Week
Net Zero Week

Today is the first day of Net Zero Week! …

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