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Rowlands Castle community has opportunity to get planning

20 Jan 2017
Rowlands Castle residents have the opportunity to influence planning in the area over the next decade and beyond at the next Community Forum to be held in the village. The Forum, run by East Hampshire District Council, will allow Rowlands Castle Parish Council to seek residents' views on whether...

An important step for East Hampshire’s leisure centres

18 Jan 2017
Plans to revitalise sports and leisure centres in East Hampshire have taken an important step forward. East Hampshire District Council has selected Sport and Leisure Management Ltd (SLM) as the ‘preferred bidder’ to manage its leisure facilities from April 2017. The council and SLM, which operates...

New Liss pavilion plans in the spotlight at Community Forum

16 Jan 2017
Plans for a much-needed new pavilion in Liss will be put before residents at the next Community Forum to be held in Petersfield. Liss Parish Council’s current approach to providing a replacement for the dilapidated pavilion will be discussed at the next forum. The new building, which is likely to...

EHDC boosts property portfolio by buying Alton store

09 Jan 2017
East Hampshire District Council has bought an Iceland store in Alton as it further improves its investment portfolio. The supermarket, on the High Street, is the council’s sixth property purchase since 2013 as part of a plan to increase its annual income. With interest rates remaining low and cash...

A sense of pride 200 years after Jane Austen

06 Jan 2017
Alton residents and businesses will discuss how best to mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death at the next Community Forum held in the town. The author who lived and wrote in Chawton has fans around the world and a programme of events to mark the anniversary is expected to attract many...

A year of success - New Year statement from EHDC Leader Cllr Ferris Cowper

28 Jul 2017
I wish everyone in East Hampshire and their families and friends, a happy and successful New Year. Looking back on 2016 from my perspective as Leader of EHDC, I believe we have made a significant contribution to the strength of our wonderful community throughout the year. And we expect 2017 to be...