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East Hampshire District Council freezes Council Tax

23 Feb 2018
East Hampshire District Council has frozen its share of Council Tax for the forthcoming year, one of only a handful of councils around the country to do so. The freeze follows two consecutive cuts, bringing Council Tax down to 2010 levels. The decision, unanimously agreed by EHDC at its Full...

EHDC proud to be flying the LGBT flag

23 Feb 2018
East Hampshire District Council is supporting LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month by flying the flag over its Penns Place offices.  The LGBT History Month is celebrated every February in the UK and aims to promote equality, diversity, acceptance and raise awareness of the...

Record entries as EHDC Sports Awards showcase the district’s winners

21 Feb 2018
From martial arts to baton twirling, through squash, swimming, tennis and trampolining the very best of sport was celebrated at the East Hampshire Sports Awards last week. Hundreds of local sports stars, coaches, volunteers and supporters packed out the Old Thorns Golf and Country Estate, in...

Rapid Electric Vehicle Charging at Liphook Services

20 Feb 2018
ChargePoint Services and East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) have joined to provide electric vehicle drivers with Rapid Charging Facilities at one of Hampshire’s major motoring service stations - Liphook (North) Services, situated just south of the Hindhead Tunnel on the A3.  A GeniePoint Rapid...

Change of polling station for Bell Hill by-election

14 Feb 2018
Bell Hill electors in Petersfield will be making their way to Penns Place to choose their new district councillor. The area’s usual polling station, the Air Cadets Headquarters on Beckham Lane, is unavailable and the council offices are the best available alternative. The election will take place...

How do you feel about your town? Have your say on the future of Whitehill & Bordon

13 Feb 2018
People who live in Whitehill & Bordon will have the opportunity to have their say and contribute to the regeneration of the town by filling in one of two surveys that will be released by East Hampshire District Council.  The surveys will be posted through the doors of randomly selected...

Popular bus route to be four times as frequent

08 Feb 2018
One of Whitehill & Bordon’s most popular bus routes will be run four times more frequently following a review of bus services in the town. The Town Bus route which starts and finishes at the Forest Centre, will run every 30 minutes instead once every two hours. A service review assessed...

Getting East Hants Working at Apprenticeship Fair

30 Jan 2018
More than 200 youngsters and parents were brought together with local employers to explore apprenticeship opportunities at an event arranged by East Hampshire District Council. Year 10 and 11 students were given the chance to find out more about apprenticeships while businesses were able to attract...

Planning meeting postponed after website maintenance

30 Jan 2018
East Hampshire District Council has postponed a planning meeting after website maintenance prevented residents seeing application details. The meeting, including an application for the new Alton Sports Centre, was due to be held on Thursday 1 Feb but will now be held on Monday 12 February. The...

New outlook for tourism in East Hampshire

29 Jan 2018
EHDC is looking to the future with a new approach to promoting tourism across the district.  Rapidly developing digital technologies are making it easier for visitors to access information via on line sources rather than seeking out face-to-face advice. Visitor numbers to Tourist Information...

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