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Machine warns speeding motorists

06 Apr 2017
A new machine will help put the brakes on speeding motorists in Petersfield thanks to the work of one community group and East Hampshire District Council. The new Speed Limit Reminder will flash warnings at speeding drivers and record data about traffic movements and speeds. Paid for by the East...

Vinyl Matters to EHDC

29 Mar 2017
East Hampshire District Council is getting in the groove with its £500 start-up grant scheme. Vinyl Matters, an independent record store on Bakery Lane in Petersfield, received the grant earlier this month. An arrangement with Enterprise First, a not-for-profit enterprise agency that has been...

EHDC only council in the country to cut council tax

28 Mar 2017
East Hampshire District Council is the only local authority in the country to be cutting council tax, a survey has revealed. The survey by the Press Association involved all 353 councils in England and showed that the vast majority were increasing tax by the maximum permitted. Twenty two said they...

EHDC helps lead the way with new Internet-of-Things network

24 Mar 2017
A network of internet-connected devices that could allow East Hampshire businesses to hook up to vital information from around the district is being developed with the help of East Hampshire District Council. The council has been working with and supporting a Hampshire business which plans to...

Every effort made to ensure energy efficiency in Whitehill & Bordon homes

22 Mar 2017
A team of energy-efficiency specialists has been recruited to ensure new homes built in Whitehill & Bordon meet the highest standards. The National Energy Foundation (NEF), commissioned by East Hampshire District Council, is working with Radian and its building contractors Drew Smith on new...

Interest-free loans for energy-saving home improvements

20 Mar 2017
Residents of Whitehill, Bordon and Lindford can kit out their homes with the latest energy-saving improvements with an interest-free loan from East Hampshire District Council. The loan scheme is available for home improvement works that minimise energy use and reduce carbon emissions. The money...

East Hampshire flies the Commonwealth Flag

13 Mar 2017
Commonwealth Day is a chance to strengthen ties with our global partners, according to East Hampshire District Council’s Chairman. Cllr David Ashcroft raised the Commonwealth flag over Penns Place on Monday as part of an event replicated around the world. Cllr David Ashcroft, said: “Raising the...

Cllr Ferris Cowper, EHDC Leader, announces decision to step down

13 Mar 2017
Ferris Cowper, the pioneer of a new way of running local government, is to step down as leader of East Hampshire District Council. Cllr Cowper, 67, who has twice been the council’s leader, has announced the decision now to ensure a smooth transition to a new leadership in May. He says he intends to...

Dance, swim, run and Spring into Health at EHDC festival in March

09 Mar 2017
A festival promoting healthy lifestyles and celebrating Whitehill & Bordon’s status as a Healthy New Town will give residents the chance to try out new sports and activities, including a free family swim. The event, on 25 March, will show off many of the fun activities on offer to people in...

EHDC wins Gold for Takeover Day tours

09 Mar 2017
A plan to give schoolchildren a taste of local government has won East Hampshire District Council a top award. More than 400 local children were invited to the corridors of power for a tour of EHDC’s offices in Penns Place.The visits were part of National Takeover Day, which saw organisations...

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