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Local Plan consultation draws more than 1,000 responses

25 Mar 2019
East Hampshire District Council planning officers are examining more than 1,000 responses on the Local Plan from residents following the closure of the consultation period. The six-week consultation, which ended on 19 March, included ten public sessions held across the areas of East Hampshire...

All change at the polling station

25 Mar 2019
East Hampshire residents have been warned to check their polling station before they head out to vote in the local elections this May. Many of the district’s polling stations have switched location and residents must be sure they know where to go. The changes have come about following a review of...

Bin collection problems across East Hampshire

22 Mar 2019
Due to unprecedented problems with collection vehicle breakdowns and staff shortages,many residential waste collections in East Hampshire (rubbish, recycling, garden waste and glass, including bring sites) are currently running behind by up to three days. Residents are advised to put their bins...

More funding available for energy efficiency measures in Whitehill & Bordon

21 Mar 2019
More than £76,000 has been made available for residents of Whitehill & Bordon to make their homes more energy-efficient. The grant funding has been awarded to East Hampshire District Council’s COSY scheme by the Carbon Offset Board for Quebec Park. The board is a partnership between housing...

Annington to deliver new chapter for St Lucia Park

21 Mar 2019
More than 200 homes that have been left unoccupied since the army moved out of Whitehill & Bordon could soon be back in use. The homes were declared ‘surplus to requirements’ in 2017 and are formally due to be handed back to developers Annington on 27 March 2019. Some of the former army homes...

Mental health charity and café serve up partnership

20 Mar 2019
Staff at an Alton café will be able to give their customers help with their mental health and wellbeing alongside their morning coffee thanks to a new agreement with a local charity. Austen’s Cafe, on Lenten Street, has teamed up with East Hants MIND to help bring mental health into focus. The...

EHDC supports new ID cards for veterans

19 Mar 2019
East Hampshire District Council has supported a new ID card for armed forces veterans. Former servicemen are eligible for various benefits but there is currently no quick and easy way for them to prove they are veterans. The Ministry of Defence’s card will help public sector services and charities...

Councillor grants to support our community

18 Mar 2019
Projects across Lindford and Whitehill & Bordon have been given a crucial cash boost thanks to one local councillor. Scout groups, charities, theatres and parish councils have received grant funding from Cllr Yvonne Parker-Smith, East Hampshire District Councillor for Lindford. Each year every...

Rewarding our sporting stars while looking out for their mental health

18 Mar 2019
East Hampshire’s sporting stars were recognised and rewarded for their efforts at last week’s sports awards ceremony – and a new initiative was launched to support their mental health. Hundreds of local athletes, coaches, volunteers and supporters packed out the Old Thorns Hotel, in Liphook, at...

EHDC makes £1 million available to community groups

18 Mar 2019
Community groups have eight weeks to bid for a share of East Hampshire District Council’s £1 million grant pot. The council has set the massive total aside to support worthy schemes across the district over the next three years. Clubs and groups will have an eight-week window to apply for funding,...

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