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Residents get a look at proposed Alton Sports Centre

17 Oct 2017
Alton residents had the chance to see what the town’s new sports centre might look like, ahead of a planning application being made available for public inspection. The meeting, held on Wednesday 11 October at Alton Community Centre, was run by Alton Town Council, East Hampshire District Council...

Nominate a local sporting star for an East Hampshire Sports Award!

16 Oct 2017
Nominations are now open for the East Hampshire District Sports Awards 2018. The awards recognise sportsmen and women at every level, as well as the coaches, officials and volunteers who help them succeed. The deadline for nominations is Friday 5 January 2018 with finalists invited to an awards...

Councils sign up to new way of working together

13 Oct 2017
East Hampshire District Council and the local parish and town councils have signed up to a charter that sets out how they will work together in future. EHDC Chairman Cllr Lynn Evans and Cllr Jim MacDonald, chairman of the East Hampshire Association of Parish and Town Councils, pledged to follow the...

Paws for thought – are you a responsible pet owner?

12 Oct 2017
Are you a responsible pet owner? That’s the question being asked at the next Community Forum to be held in Liphook. East Hampshire District Council’s award-winning Animal Welfare Team will be talking about their day-to-day roles and taking questions from pet owners about animal care. The team was...

Park and Stride in a Healthy New Town

12 Oct 2017
A new project that encourages youngsters to walk to school has been introduced in Whitehill & Bordon as part of the Healthy New Town programme. The My Journey ‘Park and Stride’ scheme, coordinated by Hampshire County Council with support from the Whitehill & Bordon Regeneration Company and...

EHDC delivers three hours free parking in December

05 Oct 2017
It’ll be Christmas come early when East Hampshire District Council provides shoppers and festival goers with three hours of free parking for two days in December. Parking in Petersfield and Alton will be free for the first three hours on Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December. The giveaway has...

Changing the way you have your say

02 Oct 2017
An important platform for residents to talk to East Hampshire District Council about vital local issues is being re-designed. The next Community Forum to be held in Petersfield will be dedicated to making sure it is the best possible place for people to share their views and air community debates....

EHDC’s animal welfare officers are golden retrievers

29 Sep 2017
EHDC’s Animal Welfare Team has established itself as one of the best in the land after winning a haul of gold medals in a national award. The team won three golds out of a possible four, only one other council in the country matched that result. EHDC officers Neil Thompson-Burton and Jen Rowberry...

East Hampshire’s “Celebration of Volunteering” 2017

22 Sep 2017
Community First and East Hampshire District Council have announced the launch of the volunteer awards for 2017. These awards recognise the time and energy given by volunteers to organisations across the district.  It will be an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and enthusiasm of local...

Ropley's new games area proves pitch perfect

19 Sep 2017
New sports and games facilities opened in Ropley are already proving a big hit. The village’s new Multi Use Games Area – or MUGA – was officially opened on Sunday by East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds. The facility has been ready since July and East Hampshire District Council’s ward councillor for the...

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