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Record-breaking female cricketer set to inspire at sports awards

11 Jan 2019
Cricket legend and former captain of the England women’s team, Charlotte Edwards CBE, will be the guest of honour at this year’s East Hampshire Sports Awards ceremony in March. Charlotte will be at the Old Thorns Hotel inspiring local sportsmen, women, coaches, officials and the people that support...

Boost for Alton as town council and EHDC strike up new way of working

04 Jan 2019
Alton Town Council and East Hampshire District Council will be working in a new way to enhance the town. Looking to benefit from a closer working relationship, the two councils have agreed to explore new ways of developing the town’s economic prospects, its infrastructure, investment and promotion...

New Year message from Cllr Richard Millard, Leader of EHDC

02 Jan 2019
Like many others East Hampshire District Council has seen both struggle and celebration over the last 12 months. We all work hard to achieve our goals, but whatever your business if you’re not careful you can be so focused on your objectives that you become blinkered to the needs of others. East...

Council adds Rolls Royce office centre to its property portfolio

28 Dec 2018
East Hampshire District Council has added to its investment portfolio with a property currently home to Rolls Royce admin services. Jubilee House, in Derby, is the global administration centre for Rolls Royce’s Human Resources, Finance, Procurement and Group Property. Bought for £11.15m, it brings...

Work begins on new Whitehill & Bordon Leisure Centre

28 Dec 2018
Residents of Whitehill & Bordon will soon be staying fit and healthy in the town’s brand new £10 million leisure centre. Work on the new leisure centre begins in January and the moment was marked with a celebratory event on site. East Hampshire District Council, Everyone Active, construction...

New Interim Chief Executive approved by Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council

21 Dec 2018
An interim chief executive has been appointed to take the reins of East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council. Gill Kneller, previously an Executive Director for both councils, has stepped into the role for six months from January 2019 after her appointment was approved by both...

Tributes paid to former EHDC chairman

19 Dec 2018
East Hampshire District Council paid tribute to its former chairman Maurice Johnson. Cllr Johnson, MBE, joined the council in 1987 to represent Medstead, at a time when he was the personnel director of an international firm of consulting engineers.  He held a number of offices within the council,...

New homes and village hall for Stroud

19 Dec 2018
Much needed affordable homes and a new village hall have been given the go-ahead for the East Hampshire village of Stroud. The outcome of a detailed Housing Needs Survey, financed by East Hampshire District Council, has identified a real need for affordable houses in Stroud. EHDC member for the...

EHDC spreading the Christmas cheer

17 Dec 2018
Children from across the district are in for a treat on Christmas Day thanks to East Hampshire District Council staff and councillors.  More than 200 Christmas presents have been bought, wrapped and delivered to children who were put forward by local schools and charities. Cllr Julie Butler, EHDC’s...

New stage hits the right note with Froxfield Choir

11 Dec 2018
Froxfield Choir and other local community groups in the village have been given a boost with the purchase of a brand new stage thanks to a grant from East Hampshire District Council. The grant of £634, approved by ward councillor Nick Drew, covered around a third of the total cost of the stage and...

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