Page refreshed 27 July 2020
This page will hold local information for Burpham and Wepham during the covid-19 coronavirus epidemic.
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Help and support
The Burpham and Wepham Village Support group was set up by St Mary-the-Virgin PCC and the Burpham Village Committee. About thirty people have volunteered to help as and when needed. If you need help of any kind, please contact any of the following: Trevor or Monica Cooper 01903 885349 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Celia Woodruff 07807 899119 or email@example.com; Paul Challen (office hours) 01903 885016; Bob Baynes 01903 883667 Baynes755@btinternet.com
Village email and whatsapp group
The village email is a good way of keeping up with local news. You can sign up here. If you are a village resident, you can join the village whatsapp groups: ask to join by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Arundel Community Network
You can sign up to receive emails (probably monthly) from the Arundel Community Network
General advice, including what you may and may not do
The best place for general health advice is https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
The government's general advice is here https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus This also explains what you may and may not do. The Government has published advice on what to do if a member of your household has coronavirus.
Facts and figures to help you make your own judgement of risk
An excellent set of Covid-19 graphs relating to West Sussex has been published by the County Council, and will be updated weekly. The most recent set is probably available at http://www2.westsussex.gov.uk/public_health/west_sussex_covid_weekly_data.pdf
If that fails, go to https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/fire-emergencies-and-crime/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-and-information/west-sussex-covid-19-local-outbreak-control-plan/ and scroll down to the bottom of the page, under 'Supporting Documents'.
Local authority services including waste
The Arun District Council Coronavirus website is at https://www.arun.gov.uk/coronavirus/
The West Sussex County council coronavirus website is here: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/campaigns/coronavirus-covid-19/#1
Enjoying your exercise
Every Sunday there is an act of worship in the church, organised by Celia Woodruff vicar of Burpham & Wepham. Contact Celia if you'd like to join in this (see our contacts page).
More government information