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Ropley's new games area proves pitch perfect

19 Sep 2017
New sports and games facilities opened in Ropley are already proving a big hit. The village’s new Multi Use Games Area – or MUGA – was officially opened on Sunday by East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds. The facility has been ready since July and East Hampshire District Council’s ward councillor for the...

Community leaders join Alton’s Sport Centre Project Board

19 Sep 2017
Leading community organisations in Alton have been invited to sit on a local panel to work with East Hampshire District Council on the town’s new sports centre. Representatives from Alton Town Council, the Alton and District Sports Council, Basingstoke and Alton Cardiac Rehabilitation Charity and...

Charity walk makes great strides

12 Sep 2017
Dozens of walkers stepped out together on Saturday to raise money for charity and promote peace. The five mile walk, called the Charity Walk for Peace, was organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association and East Hampshire District Council and gave local people the chance to come together and...

Citizens Advice East Hampshire signs up to provide advice services

12 Sep 2017
Advice services in East Hampshire will be provided by Citizens Advice East Hampshire for the next two years after a new funding agreement with East Hampshire District Council. EHDC awarded the contract to Citizens Advice following a procurement process during which organisations were invited to bid...

EHDC grant leads path the right Wey

12 Sep 2017
A group planning a picturesque walk through the centre of Alton has taken a big step in the right direction thanks to a £15,000 grant from East Hampshire District Council. The Alton and District Residents' Association (ADRA) hopes to plot a path which leads from Alton Train Station through the town...

Local sporting talent can receive a cash boost from EHDC

05 Sep 2017
Local sporting talent will be given the chance to thrive with East Hampshire District Council’s Elite Sports Grant. The grant, of up to £600, helps sportsmen and women in their efforts to achieve county, national, international and perhaps even Olympic honours. East Hampshire athletes, aged...

Hundreds of East Hampshire businesses given money off new rates

05 Sep 2017
Hundreds of businesses in East Hampshire are set to receive a discount on their business rates, thanks to a new scheme from East Hampshire District Council. The businesses which saw the biggest increase in their rates this year will get a 30 per cent rebate on the difference. More than 300...

Update your electoral registration - or risk your right to vote

30 Aug 2017
Parts of Whitehill & Bordon, Steep and Liphook have been identified as the areas of East Hampshire where residents are least likely to confirm their voter registration details – and so risk being removed from the electoral register. Residents in East Hampshire should look out for their voter...

Walk side-by-side with Ahmadiyya Muslims at Charity Walk for Peace

25 Aug 2017
East Hampshire residents will walk shoulder-to-shoulder with Ahmadiyya Muslims in a display of mutual respect and tolerance at a special event this September. Residents are signing up to take part in the Charity Walk for Peace, arranged by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association for Saturday 9 September....

Third time lucky for Petersfield Skate Jam

23 Aug 2017
An afternoon of skating, BMXing, roller blading and scooter riding has been rescheduled for a second time and will now take place on Saturday 2 September. Petersfield Skate Jam was originally expected to take place on Saturday 22 July, but due to torrential rain had to be postponed to Wednesday 9...

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