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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...

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...

Council canvassers to chase up voter details

25 Sep 2018
Households that have not responded to voter registration forms can soon expect a knock on the door… Every September EHDC delivers Household Enquiry Forms to more than 52,000 homes across the district asking people to check and correct their details on the electoral register. Those that don’t...

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...

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