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Walberton, Binsted and Fontwell Virtual Open Gardens June 2020 Picture of a garden
Walberton, Binsted and Fontwell Open Gardens took place last year in June 2019 and is normally a biennial event. With time on our hands and all this gorgeous weather we have been having, our gardens are looking magnificent and The Parish Council would like people to take part in a virtual showing of their gardens. Upload your photos for other people to enjoy either to Walberton, Binsted and Fontwell Virtual Open Garden Festival 2020 Facebook Page or to Google Maps - search for Walberton, Binsted and Fontwell Virtual Open Garden Festival.

Letter to Secretary of State for Housing

We have sent a plea to the Secretary of State for Housing regarding Arun's 5 year housing supply and the threat to our villages from developers using the Covid-19 crisis to push for extra planning consents. The letter can be read here.


Arun District Council revised HELAA

Arun District Council has recently published its revised Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA). We are concerned that this contains a number of inaccuracies which will adversely impact our region.

We have submitted a formal response to Arun.

We have now received a reply from Arun, which can be read here.


Display competition results

Thank you for all of your entries to our "My Favourite Thing" themed competition!
Sport collage
This week's adult winner was Anni Smith, with Chris Porter's upcycling of 10 items coming second.

This week's junior winner was James Duxbury with ‘Jim’s Creation’.

Thank you to all who took part!


Coronavirus COVID-19

Please note that information is constantly changing.
Please stay at home.

For the latest up-to-date information, please consult:

Concerned you may have symptoms? Stay at home and consult the NHS 111 online advice page. Please do not phone 111 as they are exceptionally busy.


Household Waste and Recycling Sites to reopen from Monday 11th May - read here for the full details from WSCC

Do you need help or support due to self-isolation? Support resources are available here.

Details of local businesses offering delivery services of food and/or other products can be found here.


The Parish of Walberton comprises three settlements - Walberton, Binsted and Fontwell - with around 895 dwellings and at the last count 1735 registered electors.

There are up to 9 Parish Councillors who between them share responsibilities for the Finance and Health and Safety, General Purposes and Planning Committees as well as representing the Council on many other Committees from the Village Hall to District Council Committees.


The Parish Council welcomes members of the public to its meetings and encourages active participation during Public Questions.