Issue 10 | January 2020

Are you #WinterReady?

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Our latest campaign, #WinterReady, has now launched - aimed to inform residents of ways they can stay safe and well throughout winter.

As a council, many of our services do fantastic work to support those living, working and visiting West Sussex. However, there are many ways that residents can support themselves too.

Please feel free to share our campaign page - - far and wide, among residents who may find it useful!

H&WB New Health and Wellbeing Board newsletter

The first edition of the new West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board newsletter has been published.

This will be a rolling publication, with each edition exploring the themes discussed at quarterly Board meetings, providing key facts and figures on the health and wellbeing of our local population in West Sussex.

It will also provide updates on the progress being made towards delivering the priorities identified within the recently refreshed West Sussex Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019-2024.

To sign-up to the newsletter, please email our Public Health Lead, Alison Thomson

older lady smiling in the gardenFinancial advice from Age Well campaign

We are seeing in the new year by sharing lots of tips on the many ways that you can be financially stable when growing older.

As part of our Age Well campaign, we’re keen to encourage older residents to get the right money advice in order to live better, worry less and have peace of mind. 

For more information, visit

Campaigns Our latest communication campaigns 

Take a look at three of our latest communication campaigns:  

Feel free to share these links, and the information contained within, to help keep your residents updated and informed. 

Consultation Hub

WSCCHave your say on local issues that affect you

Views are being sought on proposed school admissions arrangements for September 2021/22.

We are proposing to change the catchment area for residents of Kilnwood Vale Development, to give priority to children of school staff and to give priority to children placed under a Special Guardianship Order who have not previously been in local authority care.

The consultation closes on 31 January 2020.

Go to the Have Your Say Consultation Hub for details of all of our current consultations.


Your Voice Your Voice: The People's Panel

Alternatively, encourage your residents to join Your Voice: The People's Panel where they'll be regularly consulted about a number of important local issues. Once registered they'll receive links to surveys, reports and outcomes and occasionally links to other public surveys.

Find out more information and subscribe here

Get in touch

Get in touch!

If you have any questions about what you've read, or you'd like to share some of the work your town or parish council is doing for us to highlight in future newsletters, email us at:


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Do you have an event coming up? 

If you would like to promote an event in your area you can use the events calendar on our website.

You can search for West Sussex events here.

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Issue 11 | January 2020

Representations invited on the Soft Sand Review of the West Sussex Joint Minerals Local Plan

West Sussex County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority are asking for views on a revised soft sand strategy for the Joint Minerals Local Plan.
A new soft sand quarry outside the National Park, at Ham Farm near Steyning, is proposed for allocation.
There are also two proposed extensions to existing soft sand quarries within the South Downs National Park at Chantry Lane (near Storrington) and West Heath (near Rogate).
Stakeholders and members of the public are being asked for their representations on the soundness, legal and procedural compliance of the review by 2 March 2020. Have your say by completing the consultation

More information on the proposals can be found on our website.

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