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£1 million funding pot for Whitehill & Bordon projects

25 Jun 2018
East Hampshire District Council has set aside a £1 million pot of money gathered from developers working in Whitehill & Bordon to fund community projects in the town. Organisations with a plan to improve the area’s community facilities can apply for the money they need to help make their...

Time-saving technology for caring charity

19 Jun 2018
An East Hampshire charity that provides care for people with life-limiting illness has been given a time-saving technological boost that will help staff focus on patients. The Rosemary Foundation, based in Langrish, has improved its internet access with superfast broadband, thanks to a £1,000 grant...

A big prize for small businesses

05 Jun 2018
Small businesses around East Hampshire can claim an opportunity money can’t buy this month as part of a national promotion. Small Business Saturday is looking to celebrate and promote 100 businesses from around the UK in the run up to Small Business Saturday 2018. Each year the campaign celebrates...

New applications on Alton development

31 May 2018
A developer building a 180-home development in Alton has submitted three new applications to alter the layout of the site. Redrow Homes received outline planning permission for 180 homes on land east of Will Hall Farm in May 2015, with approval of reserved matters relating to the layout, scale,...

Town and parish councillors have early say on Local Plan Review

31 May 2018
Town and parish councillors gave East Hampshire District Council valuable insight about the planning issues where they live, as work on the district’s new Local Plan progressed. EHDC’s planners briefed councillors about the Local Plan and gave them the chance to have their say about important...

Older people top of the agenda at council’s summit

21 May 2018
Services and care for older people in East Hampshire look set to improve after key organisations met to share ideas on Tuesday.  A one-day conference, named ‘The Older Persons' Summit’, was held at East Hampshire District Council’s (EHDC) offices and gathered local community organisations and...

Cllr Williams appointed Chairman of EHDC

21 May 2018
East Hampshire District Council has appointed Cllr Anthony Williams as Chairman for the coming year. Cllr Williams, who has been a ward councillor for Headley for 21 years, was elected to the position at at EHDC’s meeting on Thursday 17 May. He takes on the role after spending a year as Vice...

Apprentices trained in Whitehill & Bordon as part of town that builds itself

18 May 2018
Young people in East Hampshire are to be offered skilled jobs on Whitehill & Bordon’s construction projects in a unique deal with developers. Apprentices will be given the construction skills they need to help build their home town’s ambitious future. One of the UK's largest residential...

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. ...

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