• Newsletters

    Covid Vaccination Programme Update

    Sussex Covid-19 vaccination programme online info Covid-19 vaccination programmeWest Sussex daily update12 January 2020Message from the programme  Today we have launched this new daily update for the COVID-19 vaccination programme across your local area. This aims to inform you of the progress being made to roll out the programme and to sign post you and others to relevant local information about the vaccination.   We know how important it is at this time to have regular, clear and consistent communications as we step up the programme and will be doing everything possible to keep you updated.  Understandably, everyone wants to know when they will get their vaccine and in response to this, we have launched a…

    Comments Off on Covid Vaccination Programme Update
  • Newsletters

    Town and Parish News January 2021

    Issue 23 | Special edition COVID-19 news January 2021 Vaccination rolloutTo help you answer questions from residents on the vaccine rollout in West Sussex please view updated details here.The website also includes what residents can expect when they have their vaccination and a detailed list of FAQs, which can be found here. This page also provides contact details if you have a question or want to give feedback. National lockdown restrictionsYou can familiarise yourself with the new lockdown restrictions in full by visiting the GOV.UK website There are campaign resources including posters that you can download here.You can also help us get the message out about the new lockdown rules by sharing this information within your community messaging…

    Comments Off on Town and Parish News January 2021
  • Newsletters

    Town and Council Parish News December 2020

    New Tier 2 ‘High Alert’ rules now in place West Sussex has been placed in Tier 2. Please help us get the message out about the new tier-2 rules by sharing the following within your community messaging groups (e.g. Whatsapp, Facebook, emails etc.) The new restrictions include: Mixing indoors only with people in the same household or bubble Sticking to the rule of six outdoors (including private gardens) COVID-secure businesses can re-open Spectators will be allowed to watch sport, with a maximum crowd capacity outdoors of 50% of the capacity of the stadium or 2,000 people, whichever is smaller. Indoors, the maximum capacity is 1,000 Indoor entertainment venues, such as…

    Comments Off on Town and Council Parish News December 2020
  • Newsletters

    Coronavirus Update 1st December 2020

    Issued by the Communications Team – publicrelations@chichester.gov.uk www.chichester.gov.uk/coronavirus www.twitter.com/ChichesterDC www.facebook.com/ChichesterDistrictCouncil This briefing is to keep you updated on the evolving situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the actions being taken in the district. Who does it affect? Residents and businesses within the district Chichester District Council staff and councillors Parish councils Community groups and charitable organisations In this briefing ·         Latest update ·         Service status update ·         Businesses urged to apply for grants ·         New funding opportunity for local businesses ·         COVID Ambassadors to assist in our High Streets ·         Shop local, Visit local, Support local ·         Chichester Farmers’ Markets ·         Parking offers ·         St Wilfrid’s Christmas tree recycling scheme ·         Coronavirus related advice from Citizens’ Advice ·         Chichester’s Wednesday and Saturday markets…

    Comments Off on Coronavirus Update 1st December 2020
  • Newsletters

    West Sussex Covid-19 Update

    West Sussex will be in Tier 2 from next week New local restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus will come into effect next week. The government has announced that from Wednesday (December 2), West Sussex will be in Tier 2. This is for areas with a higher or rapidly rising level of infections, and some additional restrictions will need to be in place. You can find a full breakdown of the new restrictions here. National restrictions continue to apply until December 2. Local support for NHS Test & Trace A new service has just gone live to support the national NHS Test and Trace system.Working from West Sussex County Council’s COVID-19 Community…

    Comments Off on West Sussex Covid-19 Update
  • Newsletters

    Town and Parish Council News November 2020

    New national restrictions now in place To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 new national restriction measures came into force yesterday, Thursday 5 November, and will remain in place until Wednesday 2 December. More information about how this will affect West Sussex County Council services, including libraries, Household Waste Recycling Sites, registration services and ceremonies, can be found here. Please share this information within your local communities and with residents. They can also find the latest weekly case numbers on our website.    Local residents should be aware that the new tougher national restrictions include staying at home, only travelling if it is essential, and not meeting people socially. Restrictions do allow people to exercise…

  • Newsletters

    Coronavirus: Latest update from Chichester District Council

    Monday 26 October 2020 Issued by the Communications Team – publicrelations@chichester.gov.uk www.chichester.gov.uk/coronavirus www.twitter.com/ChichesterDC www.facebook.com/ChichesterDistrictCouncil This briefing is to keep you updated on the evolving situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the actions being taken in the district. Who does it affect? Residents and businesses within the district Chichester District Council staff and councillors Parish councils Community groups and charitable organisations In this briefing ·         Latest update ·         Hands, Face, Space reminder ·         Test and Trace reminder ·         Walk-in Covid testing site in Chichester ·         Self-isolation payments from CDC ·         Halloween safety ·         Claim tax back for working from home because of Covid ·         Could you be entitled to help towards the cost of heating your home? ·         West Sussex Affordable Energy…

  • Newsletters

    Issue 18 | September 2020

    Keep West Sussex Safe Help Keep West Sussex Safe We are continuing our ‘Keep West Sussex Safe’ campaign as case numbers continue to rise across the county. The campaign aims to encourage residents, businesses and communities to follow government guidelines to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus in West Sussex and therefore reduce the need for local lockdown restrictions. As part of the West Sussex Local Outbreak plan, on our website you’ll also find a weekly testing update report for West Sussex, which is broken down into district and borough areas. A Keep West Sussex Safe communications pack is also available that contains advice, key messages, social media posts, a…

  • Newsletters,  Uncategorized

    West Sussex County Council August Issue

    Issue 17 | August 2020 New! Launch of our ‘Keep West Sussex Safe’ communications toolkitWe have launched a COVID-19 community communications toolkit for you to use to help us spread the word about our recently launched ‘Keep West Sussex Safe’ campaign. The campaign aims to encourage residents, businesses and communities to stay alert and follow the latest government guidelines to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in West Sussex and therefore reduce the need for local lockdown restrictions.The toolkit contains advice, key messages, social media posts, a digital poster and information about materials available. You can access the toolkit on our dedicated COVID-19 website section.Please use the toolkit and share it…

  • Newsletters

    Help Your Neighbour

    Since the coronavirus crisis began, people from across our district have been pulling together and demonstrating a real sense of community, and that’s something we should all be incredibly proud of. Unfortunately, at times such as this, we also see a rise in the exploitation of vulnerable people, and the unease, uncertainty and anxiety that many of us are feeling at this time. This is why we are encouraging people to be on their guard. Thankfully, the majority of the support that is in place across the district is delivered by established community and support groups, but we all need to be cautious, especially with online, email and phone scams.…