This page passes on community advice from public authorities and aims to put people living in Fittleworth and its hamlets, in touch with each other where help is needed.

Coronavirus/Covid 19 Message from the Parish Council

The Fittleworth Parish Council would like to reassure residents that they are in direct contact with both the Chichester District Council and West Sussex County Council and other bodies to make sure that we are able to keep the residents of our Parish as safe as possible.

If anyone has any concerns about how they or a neighbour or relative is going to be able cope with the restrictions to our day to day lives that the Government may ask us to make, whether this is financially, or practically with things like food deliveries or practical help, please can they either email us on: clerk@fittleworth-pc.org.uk or in an emergency phone us on: 07411571500 and we shall either provide immediate practical help or put you in touch with an agency you can assist.

Also please be aware that we have been advised that there fraudsters operating in our area who pretend to help with shopping but then end up stealing people’s money and credit cards so please make sure you only take help from someone you know and trust. Any worries, please contact us.

Here are some useful links that are being updated regularly

Chichester District Council Advice and guidance
A new page has been created on their website www.chichester.gov.uk/coronavirus with links to key Public Health England and Government advice. Government advice is constantly being updated and so CDC advise you to keep referring to these sources. the CDC website will update residents and businesses on any disruption to our services and signpost people to key information and advice.

West Sussex County Council Advice and guidance
A new page has been created on their website www.westsussex.gov.uk/campaigns/coronavirus-covid-19/

Government Advice
www.gov.uk/coronavirus
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection useful sources of information.

We are thinking of you all at this difficult time and are here to support our parishioners wherever we can.

Fittleworth Parish Council

Mobile Library

Due to problems with its Mobile Library vehicles, the service has been suspended in our area

If you need help locally, please contact us, mentioning ‘Can you help?,’ through the Village Clerk at; fittleworthparishclerk@gmail.com or on 01798 839078 and she will pass responses to the relevant person. This is not a commercial contact point and we cannot accept responsibility for outcomes of contacts.


Help is needed to keep our facebook page up to date – are you interested in what’s going on in Fittleworth and willing to help post information about village events? To find out more email welterveden@btinternet.com


Please note that there is a Fittleworth section of the free social website https://nextdoor.co.uk

that can be helpful in contacting people in our locality and neighbouring villages. It can be a quick point of contact for personal (eg. lost pets) issues as well as selling and recycling local items. It is necessary to ‘join’ Nextdoor.com to post items on the site.

The FAQs and other information in the Council section of this website, might help with more formal needs.

Dial 999 or go to the relevant telephone numbers in ‘Contacts’, in an emergency.