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Local schools encouraged to nominate their class acts

06 Nov 2018
Some of the best young musicians in the district will be competing in an exciting new music contest in February. The event, named Class Acts, will celebrate the incredible musical talent of secondary school pupils across the district and give them the opportunity to showcase their skills in front...

Waste carriers warned – check paperwork or face a fine

05 Nov 2018
Check your paperwork or face a fine - that’s the message from East Hampshire District Council to waste carriers after a fly-tip in Alton led to a conviction in court. Ben Chapman, of The Chantry, Farnham, pleaded guilty to not carrying the proper paperwork needed to handle and dispose of waste....

Get Cosy to save money and keep warm this winter

05 Nov 2018
Residents of Whitehill & Bordon and Lindford can keep warm this winter with the latest energy-saving improvements thanks to an interest-free loan from East Hampshire District Council. The council has government funds ready for those looking to install home energy improvements such as insulation...

Pupils get mosaic making down to a fine art

25 Oct 2018
Froxfield school children have worked together to build a spectacular mosaic for their playground. Every pupil in at Froxfield Primary school had a hand in putting the piece together under the expert eye of local artist Vicki Ostersen and her company Treefrog Art. The mosaic, which will be on...

Nominations open to recognise East Hampshire’s sporting heroes

22 Oct 2018
Nominations are now open for the East Hampshire Sports Awards 2019. The awards recognise sportsmen and women at every level, as well as the coaches and volunteers who help them succeed. The deadline for nominations is Thursday 31 January 2019 with finalists invited to an awards evening, hosted by...

Help is at hand for older people - Liphook

12 Oct 2018
People who care for older relatives do not have to struggle on alone – that will be the message at the next Community Forum to be held in Liphook. Older people and carers can come along to a special event in October which will show off all the services available for them. The event, organised by...

Charities reap the benefits of fund-raising walk

09 Oct 2018
More than £10,500 has been passed on to local charities thanks to a fund-raising ramble around Petersfield. The Charity Walk for Peace, held in May, saw 325 walkers walk a 4.5 mile route around the town. The annual event was organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association and East Hampshire...

New councillor for Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council

09 Oct 2018
One new councillor has joined Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council but a vacancy still remains. A call was issued for new members to fill two vacancies on the council. Richard Rowson (Independent) submitted the only valid nomination and has joined the council uncontested. However, another candidate...

Joint animal welfare team are top dogs in RSPCA awards

28 Sep 2018
The team that runs animal welfare for East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council has scooped three gold medals from the RSPCA. The two councils now share an animal welfare team and the new set-up has yielded instant success. As part of a national standard for animal welfare the new...

Grant helps get women's rugby team over the line

27 Sep 2018
A women’s rugby team is set to kick-off in Petersfield after an East Hampshire District Councillor passed them a start-up grant. Petersfield Rugby Club is bringing women’s rugby back to the town and developing a ladies’ section once again. Over 18,000 girls and women are registered to play rugby in...

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