Covid 19

New update 26th November 2020

The Nation is currently experiencing unprecedented times during 2020 with Covid-19. In this section you will find all the recent government guidelines relating to Covid-19 along with a link to Arun District Council. If you are experiencing any Covid-19 related issues and need pointing in the right direction, please do get in contact with us and we shall endeavour to point you in the right direction.

guide about guarding mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

West Sussex County Council (Libraries, Waste and Recycling etc )


The Government’s shielding programme will not be active during this national lockdown. Instead, those who are considered clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus will be contacted by the Government with detailed advice to follow while the new restrictions are in place.

West Sussex County Council’s Community Hub is still supporting the most vulnerable people with emergency food and other supplies to people who have no other means of accessing assistance.  and dedicated telephone helpline available for residents who need it: 033 022 27980

Self-isolation payment – Arun District Council are processing applications and issuing these payments on behalf of the Government.  Support for people or families on a low income and have been instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace since 28 September, may be eligible for a self-isolation payment of £500. To help stop the spread of coronavirus, people across England are now required by law to self-isolate if they test positive for the virus, or if they are instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace. The self-isolation support payments are there to help people on low incomes and to encourage people to self-isolate if instructed. Details of eligibility


Stay Safe and Stay at home where possible.

  • Wash hands  keep washing your hands regularly
  • Cover face wear a face-covering in enclosed spaces
  • Make space stay at least 2 metres apart - or 1 metre with a face covering or other precautions

NOTE: University of Chichester Tech Park Car Park, Bognor Regis Campus (opposite Butlin's) is designated as a walk-in medical testing centre.