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February 25, 2021

Latest updates on Coronavirus in West Sussex

West Sussex County Council provides regular updates on the latest Coronavirus figures and advice. 

BBC News also provides a search facility which provides statistics by postcode.

There's a useful briefing document here.

February 25, 2021

Broadband update

The 'Rural Gigabit' scheme is getting closer - good progress has been made in the last week.

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February 25, 2021

Get ready for the Census

The 2021 Census is coming on 21st March - a record is made every 10 years, and provides a huge amount of information about who is living in Britain on that day.

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February 19, 2021

Clapham and Patching Churches

Services are re-starting in our churches - see the 'What's On' calendar for details.  The churches are also still open for private prayer between 10am and 4pm daily, and an online service will be posted weekly.

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​February 1, 2021

Clapham Parish Design Statement

The Parish Council approved the updated policies at their meeting on 28 January.  The next step is for the working group to finalise the complete document which - after PC approval - will be submitted to SDNPA.

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January 31, 2021

Clapham Parish Precept to go down

At its meeting on 28 January, Clapham PC approved an average precept (the part of the Council Tax which goes to the Parish Council) of £91.09;  last year it was £95.92.  The actual amount paid varies according to the band your house is in.  It's a small change, but every little helps!

​January 18, 2021

Patching Pond

A Tree Preservation Order for Patching Pond and the area around has been confirmed, with effect from 14th January.  The documentation is available on the Patching Parish Council web site.  If you notice any further work on the site, you should report it direct to SDNPA planning enforcement, but please copy Patching PC on any correspondence.

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January 18, 2021

Beware of vaccine fraud

Criminals are using the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to trick people into handing over cash or financial details.  You might get a convincing-looking text message saying that you're eligible for the vaccine, or a phone call pretending to be from the NHS or your local pharmacy.  If you're asked to pay, it's a fraud!

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​January 16, 2021

Where and when will Covid vaccinations be available?

West Sussex County Council has details of which surgeries are getting supplies of vaccine, and where these will be delivered.   When your turn comes, you will be contacted by your GP surgery.

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January 11, 2021

What's it like having Covid-19?

Haydn has been there - he can tell us

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January 11, 2021

Fundraise for St Barnabas by keeping fit!

FitFeb is your chance to join hundreds of others and kickstart 2021 in a positive way whilst raising money for our local hospice.  All you have to do is an hour a day of physical or mental activity throughout February, and get sponsored for doing it.

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January 11, 2021

Protect your identity online

Don't let cybercriminals steal your details

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January 4, 2021

Have you received an unwanted gift of scam mail through the post?

Rid your home of scam mail by sending it through to the 'Friends Against Scams' team!

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January 4, 2021

Safety warning after tumble dried linen fire

West Sussex Fire and Rescue service reminds residents to be very careful when using tumble dryers:

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