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Pop-up community garden a great success!

24 Sep 2018
Following on from the success of the community pop-up garden at Savile Crescent in Whitehill & Bordon, the project is now moving on to its second stage as East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) looks to create a legacy for the garden. The garden was erected as part of EHDC’s Healthy New Town...

Austen and Alton – fans flock to film

21 Sep 2018
A film promoting Jane Austen’s connections to Chawton and Alton is to be shown for the first time. The 20-minute film describes the world-famous author’s life in the area and includes stunning footage of the house, museum and library as well as Regency architecture on Alton High Street....

Music competition will promote the important messages of mental health

19 Sep 2018
Secondary school classes across East Hampshire are to put forward their best acts for a music talent competition which will be held in February. The event, named Class Acts, will celebrate the incredible musical talent of the youngsters across the district and give them the opportunity to...

New bench takes pride of place in Finchdean

19 Sep 2018
A memorial bench in Finchdean has been replaced thanks in part to a grant from an East Hampshire District Councillor. Residents and visitors have been enjoying their new bench, installed by Rowlands Castle Parish Council, after the previous one was vandalised and demolished in July 2017.  The...

Council innovation and investment delivers for East Hampshire business

12 Sep 2018
A district council has shown the value of investment and innovation in stimulating economic growth by creating a new enterprise park from scratch. East Hampshire District Council announced the completion of 20,000 square feet of employment space in Liphook this week. The new development, called...

East Hampshire’s “Celebration of Volunteering” 2018

10 Sep 2018
The volunteers of East Hampshire will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and dedication when the volunteer awards return in November.  The East Hampshire Volunteer Awards, organised by Community First and East Hampshire District Council, will not only recognise the time and energy given...

Charities get a little help from East Hampshire’s Business Buddies

06 Sep 2018
Businesses are being encouraged to team up with local charities as part of a new scheme launched by East Hampshire District Council. Called Business Buddies, the scheme partners local firms which want to make a difference in their own community with organisations providing vital services in the...

Whitehill & Bordon striving to be one of the healthiest towns in the country

12 Sep 2018
Two years after Whitehill & Bordon was selected as one of 10 towns across England to try to become the healthiest it can be - we find out what this has meant for the residents of the town.  The town is part of a national pilot, by NHS England, called 'Healthy New Towns' and as part of this it'...

EHDC counts the cost of unfilled forms

29 Aug 2018
Households that fail to respond to voter registration forms sent out by East Hampshire District Council cost the taxpayer thousands of pounds in follow ups and reminders. Every September EHDC delivers Household Enquiry Forms to 52,000 homes across the district asking people to check and correct...

Alton businesses can give their online skills a tune up at the Google Garage

29 Aug 2018
Experts trainers from Google are coming to Alton to give businesses free advice and coaching on how to maximise their presence on the internet.  The event, on Friday 14 September, is being promoted by East Hampshire District Council and Alton Town Council, and will be opened by East Hampshire MP...

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