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Baby sitting (Link to external site)
Hampshire County Council provides Services for Young Children

Ball games
The council cuts grass verges on roads in the 30mph and 40mph speed limit areas in the district. It is also responsible for grounds maintenance in the open spaces which it owns.

Basingstoke and Dean Borough Council (Link to external site)
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is named after the largest town and the smallest village. The borough covers an area of over 245 square miles in North Hampshire of which over 90% is rural.

Beech Parish Council (Link to external site)
Beech Parish Council is made up of 7 councillors who represent the village.

Benefit - council tax
If you are on a low income you may be eligible for council tax benefit to help pay your council tax bill. This is a means tested benefit.

Benefit - housing
Housing benefit is for people on low income to help them pay their rent. It is a means tested benefit.

Benefit fraud
People who take benefit when they are not entitled are stealing from the tax payer. There is a team at the council which works to combat fraud of this sort.

Benefits - non-council
There are a number of benefits available for people on low incomes from various government sources. These are not administered by East Hampshire District Council.

Bentley Parish Council (Link to external site)
Bentley Parish Council has 8 councillors representing the village.

Bentworth Parish Council (Link to easthampshire.org)
Bentworth Parish Council has 8 councillors representing the village.

Betting offices
The Gambling Act 2005 came into effect on 1 September 2007. It comprehensively modernised the law on gambling.

Bin collection
East Hampshire District Council operates an alternate weekly kerbside recycling and refuse collection service from wheeled bins.

Bingo halls
The Gambling Act 2005 came into effect on 1 September 2007. It comprehensively modernised the law on gambling.

Binsted Parish Council (Link to external site)
Binsted Parish Council has 9 councillors representing the village.

Biodiversity
The council works with partners in the East Hampshire Biodiversity Partnership to help raise awareness about the importance of protecting the environment.

Birth certificates - historical searches (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Birth registration (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Blocked drains
The council offers a 24-hour chargeable service for clearing blocked drains. Public sewers are the responsibility of the water authority and road drains are maintained by the highway authority.

Blood Donor Sessions (Link to external site)
Postcode search for local blood donor sessions on the National Blood Service website

Blue-Green Algae
The council is responsible for testing private water supplies, such as boreholes or wells, to make sure they are safe to use for drinking and washing.

Blue badge - parking permits for disabled drivers (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Boiler grants
The council is keen to encourage residents to find ways of reducing their energy consumption - our target is a difference of 30% by 2011.

Bonfires
The council is responsible for monitoring and taking action against pollution. This can include odours, bonfires and noise, as well as air and water pollution.

Book (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Books (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Bottle banks
There are a total of 29 sites within the East Hampshire District for the recycling of green, clear and brown glass bottles.

Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council (Link to external site)
Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council has 12 councillors to represent local people.

Broadband (Link to external site)
The Government has plans to continue to improve the UK’s broadband network, with particular emphasis on making high-speed broadband available in rural communities. Broadband is very important for the economic and social sustainability of rural communities. By 2015 the government aims to deliver superfast broadband coverage to 90% of premises in each county area. To find out the average broadband speeds in rural and urban ares go to http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/rural-broadband Advice on what to expect from your provider when you take a new home broadband service. Go to http://consumers.ofcom.org.uk/2010/07/broadband-speeds-2/

Broadband (Hampshire Superfast) (Link to external site)
External link to Hampshire County Council

Building control
The building control team deals with issues relating to building work and construction, including making sure that buildings are safe.

Bulky waste collection service
We operate a chargeable collection service for the environmentally-friendly disposal of fridges and freezers.

Bullying in school (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Burglar alarms - noise complaints
The Environmental Protection team at the council will investigate complaints about noise, such as noise from neighbours, building sites, entertainment and commercial activity.

Burials
The council is responsible for the management of the funeral service and burial operations at five council owned cemeteries: Catherington, Petersfield, West Liss, Whitehill, Alton.

Buriton Parish Council (Link to easthampshire.org)
Buriton Parish Council has 9 councillors representing local people.

Bus pass
Elderly and disabled people can get free travel on public buses nationwide, reduced rate travel on trains or tokens towards transport services.

Bus shelters
The council owns and maintains 92 bus shelters out of a total of 125 in the East Hampshire area.

Buses
East Hampshire District Council does not have principal responsibility for traffic in the area but works closely with other organisations to promote and improve sustainable local transport.

Business advice
The council plays an important role in helping the local economy to prosper. It does this by promoting awareness of East Hampshire and its businesses and the benefits of investing here.

Business plans
East Hampshire District Council is managed by a Chief Executive and Joint Management Team shared with Havant Borough Council.

Business premises
EHDC hold a portfolio of property including industrial units, shops and other commercial buildings.

Business rates
The council collects business rates from businesses in the area. This money goes into a central pool and then the Government gives each council a share.

Business waste
It is not part of the council's responsibilities to collect refuse from businesses. Businesses must organise their own collections. The council can help provide a list of contractors.

Busking
You need a licence to sell or supply alcohol, as well as to provide entertainment, music, dancing, theatre, cinema, indoor sporting events, hot food or drink after 11pm.

Butser Ancient Farm (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council

Butserfest
Butserfest is a one day music festival held at Queen Elizabeth Country Park near Petersfield. It is aimed at 14-20 year olds and is an alcohol and drug free event.

Buy With Confidence - traders approved by Trading Standards (Link to external site)
This service is provided by Hampshire County Council