EHDC latest news

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The latest news section of the website provides an archive of all our press releases. Each item is appropriately time stamped and correct at the time of being published.

Community commitment to climate change at COP26 East Hampshire

12 Oct 2021
Hundreds of people keen to reduce their impact on the environment attended East Hampshire’s own COP26 climate change conference on Friday, 8 October. The event, at Alton Maltings, offered residents and businesses inspirational examples and practical guidance on how to cut back carbon emissions...

Have your say on Woodlands Hall, Headley Down

12 Oct 2021
Residents and community groups that use Woodlands Hall and the area around it have been invited to take part in a survey run by East Hampshire District Council. The hall is at the centre of the Heatherlands community, in Headley Down, and the council is keen to find out how the facilities are...

Pitch perfect for Pompey pair

05 Oct 2021
Two Pompey stars have opened a state-of-the-art 3G football pitch at Horndean Technology College, delivered in partnership with East Hampshire District Council. Kieron Freeman and George Hirst cut the royal blue ribbon and announced the pitch open for play last week. The full-size pitch has...

Take action against climate change at the COP26 East Hampshire

04 Oct 2021
What you can do to limit your impact on climate change will be the subject of special one-off event in Alton this Friday. With expert speakers, advice and exhibits from organisations, authorities and environmental groups, the COP26 East Hampshire will provide residents and businesses all the...

Take action against climate change at the COP26 East Hampshire

04 Oct 2021
What you can do to limit your impact on climate change will be the subject of special one-off event in Alton this Friday. With expert speakers, advice and exhibits from organisations, authorities and environmental groups, the COP26 East Hampshire will provide residents and businesses all the...

New bin calendars now available

29 Sep 2021
Bin calendars that will run from October 2021 to the end of March 2022 are now available. Normal calendars include waste, recycling and glass collections, with separate calendars for the garden waste service. What’s changing? Until the end of March 2022, your collection day will not change...

More evidence needed on Local Plan sites as EHDC calls for fairer housing targets

28 Sep 2021
East Hampshire District Council will continue to gather evidence on sites suitable for development – and will lobby the government for fairer housing targets. At EHDC’s Full Council meeting, on Thursday 23 September, councillors agreed to continue assessing potential development sites set out in a...

Build your business with a free course this October

23 Sep 2021
Entrepreneurs and people with a business idea can sign up now for a free course to help build and evolve their business with the Rebel Business School, supported by East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The free, five-day online course will run via Zoom from Monday 18 October to Friday 22 October...

Don’t be daunted by carbon neutral deadline - COP26 can help

22 Sep 2021
Making your business carbon neutral may be a daunting prospect but cutting carbon can help you cut costs, that’s the message from an industry expert who will be speaking at the COP26 East Hampshire event in October. Jennie Pell, the Clean Growth Sector Specialist of the Enterprise M3 Local...

Book now for the Creative Footsteps festival

13 Sep 2021
Between 2 and 10 October the area’s first nature and literary festival will celebrate local literary greats and their love of the East Hampshire countryside. Follow in the footsteps of author Jane Austen, our first ecologist and naturalist Gilbert White, the wartime poet Edward Thomas and other...

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