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Options open after community building survey results examined

16 May 2018
A survey into community facilities on an Alton site has sparked interesting debates on the future use of the land. More than 650 local residents had their say on how part of the Molson Coors Brewery Site, earmarked for community use, should be used. Key community groups in Alton discussed the...

EHDC to help housing groups establish themselves in the community

15 May 2018
People looking to set up community-led housing groups to help create new homes in their area can now receive a cash boost from East Hampshire District Council. The Community-Led Housing Grant is a one-off grant which has been received from the government to deliver homes for local communities. ...

Charity Walk brings peace to Petersfield

14 May 2018
  More than 325 walkers made great strides for good causes this weekend when they took part in a Petersfield fundraising walk. The three-and-a-half mile walk, called the Charity Walk for Peace, was organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association and East Hampshire District Council and gave...

National group impressed with Whitehill & Bordon’s transformation

09 May 2018
The regeneration of Whitehill & Bordon is setting the national agenda as members of ambitious local authorities and development corporations plan to follow in its footsteps. Members of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) New Communities Group (NCG) visited Whitehill & Bordon...

Driving event for young people popular once again

02 May 2018
A fully-booked driving event in Petersfield gave youngsters the chance to get behind the wheel and test their driving skills, even if they don’t have a licence!  The latest Autotest event, organised regularly by East Hampshire District Council and its award-winning partner Southsea Motor Club, took...

Molson Coors community building results reviewed

01 May 2018
Hundreds of Alton residents have had their say on plans for a new community centre on the former Molson Coors Brewery Site in the town. An online survey and four public engagement events gave local people the chance to say what they felt was the best use of the land, which has been earmarked for...

Walking for peace and for charity

01 May 2018
A fund-raising walk in aid of a host of local charities is being held in Petersfield on Saturday 12 May. The Charity Walk for Peace is expected to attract walkers of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy the three-and-a-half mile route around the town. Organised by East Hampshire District Council and...

Daily Mile making headlines for healthy Liphook schools

30 Apr 2018
Liphook pupils will be starting every day on the front foot after a new exercise path was installed in their school grounds. The track has been dubbed ‘the Daily Mile’ and youngsters from Liphook Junior School and Liphook Infant School will be able to stretch their legs on it every day. Children...

Charities given surprise grant by EHDC leader

30 Apr 2018
  A total of 26 small charities from across East Hampshire were in for a surprise when they received a cash boost from East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The charities were invited to the council’s offices for an informal ‘thank you’ event where they thought they would share a bite to eat and...

Help for older people at Petersfield event

24 Apr 2018
Help is out there – that’s the message for older people in East Hampshire. Older people or their relatives are being encouraged to come along to a special event in May which will show off all the services available for them. The event, organised by East Hampshire District Council, will gather local...

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