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Candidates for Alton by-election announced

10 Aug 2018
The candidates standing for election to fill the vacant seat on Alton Town Council have been announced. The by-election for the Amery Ward is due to be held on Thursday 6 September 2018 and the polling station will be Alton Community Centre, on Amery Street, open from 7am to 10pm. The candidates...

High Council Tax collection rates saves residents money

30 Jul 2018
If everyone pays, everyone pays less – that’s the message from East Hampshire District Council after announcing it is in the top 10 per cent nationally for Council Tax collection. EHDC collected 98.8 per cent of Council Tax in 2017/2018, the second highest figure in Hampshire and 30th out of 300...

Healthy New Town continues to grow as community garden is launched

20 Jul 2018
More than 100 residents found their way to the launch of the new ‘pop-up’ community garden last weekend as Whitehill & Bordon continues to blossom into an even healthier town. The 'Healthy Streets' event, organised as part of East Hampshire District Council’s Healthy New Town programme, took...

Alton takes the lead with new electric car chargers

18 Jul 2018
Electric car drivers in Alton will be powering ahead thanks to the installation of two rapid chargers in a town car park. The new chargers have been brought to Manor Car Park by East Hampshire District Council and ChargePoint Services, which provides an electric vehicle charging network across the...

Alton Town Council by-election called

18 Jul 2018
A by-election has been called to fill a vacant seat on Alton Town Council. The new councillor will represent the council’s Amery Ward. Anyone interested in standing for election can get a nomination form from the Election Team at East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire...

Privett Flower Show a blooming success

11 Jul 2018
Privett Church was turned into a blooming marvel when an East Hampshire District Council grant helped fund a brand new flower festival. The first ever flower festival held in the venue attracted hundreds of visitors who came to enjoy the displays and raise money for urgent church repairs. The event...

Wheels to Work scheme gives young workers a lift

11 Jul 2018
A young apprentice’s career has lift-off thanks to the loan of a moped to help him get to work. Scott Redmond, a management apprentice at the Golden Glider Café at Lasham Airfield, had been struggling to get to work but can now keep his job thanks to the vehicle loaned from the Wheels to Work...

New venue for Three Parishes Summer Fayre

06 Jul 2018
The Three Parishes Summer Fayre returns this July with a brand new venue for 2018. The fayre will bring its usual mix of fun, food and festivities to the new location of Five Heads Road, Horndean. Aimed at the families of Horndean, Clanfield and Rowlands Castle the event is being held on Saturday...

Help is at hand for older people - Alton Community Forum

06 Jul 2018
Older people and people who care for elderly relatives are being encouraged to come along to a special event to show off the services available for them. The event, organised by East Hampshire District Council, will gather local authorities and care organisations in one place, giving Alton...

EHDC calls for environmental study on Alton development site

04 Jul 2018
East Hampshire District Council has decided an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) should be conducted before a planning application can be submitted on a site in Alton. The EIA would examine any possible ecological damage the development of the Lord Treloar Hospital site would cause to the local...

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