We are now in a National Lockdown. Please view this link from the Government to learn what this means: National Lockdown: Stay at Home (GOV.UK)

Click the button below to view the latest guidance from the Government. We are operating restricted access to Council buildings with the majority of our staff working away from the offices. Access to buildings will be limited to those people who are homeless on the day. 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, please use the buttons and links (in red) below to access the latest information. The Service Status button below contains a table showing the latest updates for each Council department.


Service Updates

Updates from council services


Email Newsletter and Social Media

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Staying Healthy

Vaccinations - NHS
Sussex COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
FAQs about the COVID-19 vaccine
Staying Alert and Safe (Social Distancing)
Check if you have Coronavirus Symptoms and read advice (NHS)
Using public transport
Coronavirus FAQ: What you can and can't do
Guidance for households with possible Covid-19 infections
Domestic Violence and Abuse Arun info
Government Coronavius and Domestic Abuse info

COVID-19 vaccination: guide for older adults in BSL - YouTube

Looking after your mental health (NHS)

How to register with a GP surgery - NHS (

Businesses and Self-Employed


Business Support during Coronavirus webpage

Government Business Support

Government’s Business Support Finder Tool

NHS Test and Trace in the workplace

Early outbreak management - reporting COVID-19 in your organisation



Benefits and Council Tax

Benefits information and advice
Council Tax help and information

If you have been contacted by NHS Test & 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

Links to other Useful Information

Your local Citizen's Advice is still there for you and offer a translation service - please see:  Arun Chi Citizens Advice Lockdown info.docx [docx] 26KB

Community Hub

If you are vulnerable and need help, or wish to volunteer:
Community Hub at West Sussex County Council

033 022 27980
Lines are open 8.00am - 8.00pm (Translation service avaliable)

Rough Sleepers

contact us on 01903 737552
Email us
Useful guidance for those rough-sleeping or in shared accommodation


Latest news

Our Latest News

Discretionary Business Grants

  If you need to apply for a Discretionary Business Grant you can do so here: Please be aware that this is the only way to apply and we don’t use text mes…

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Still time to have your say on plans to transform Place St Maur!

Residents are being asked to give their opinions on exciting plans to renovate a public space in Bognor Regis and there’s still time to get involved.…

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New play equipment set to revive Littlehampton rec

Youngsters will be able to let off steam on a range of new equipment when work to revamp a popular recreation ground is completed.…

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Arun District Council presents 2021/2022 budget

At a special meeting of Arun District Council held on 17 February 2021, Councillors voted through the proposed budget for 2021/22, as introduced by Leader of the Council, Cllr Dr James Walsh.…

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Standards Committee meeting live stream 18.02.21

  To view tomorrow's Standards Committee meeting live stream at 6.00pm click here.…

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Are you shreddy? Arundel Skate Park is having a facelift!

Canada Road Skate Park in Arundel is being upgraded with a new modern design using features chosen by residents and local skaters.…

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Special Council meeting live stream 17.02.21

  To view a live stream of tomorrow's Special Council meeting at 6.00pm click here.…

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West Beach car park update

A section of West Beach car park will be closed for around two weeks from Wednesday 17 Feb to allow Littlehampton Harbour Board to recycle shingle…

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Keep your loved ones safe this Valentine's Day

We know Valentine’s Day is going to look a lot different this year, and some of you can’t spend it with your partners. …

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Daily Coronavirus update in BSL

  SignHealth has a number of helpful resources to make sure Coronavirus information is available in British Sign Language. One of which is 2 minute video updates that summarise major Gover…

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