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Nominate a sporting hero!

16 Jan 2020
Now’s the time to nominate your sporting hero for an East Hampshire Sports Award. Every year East Hampshire District Council recognises the achievements of coaches, players and administrators with its prestigious sports ceremony - and is now taking nominations for the next awards. If you know a...

Citizens Advice drop-in sessions at Woodlands Hall

13 Jan 2020
Free advice, information and support will continue to be provided by Citizens Advice East Hampshire at monthly drop-in sessions in Headley Down in 2020. The local charity will be at Woodlands Hall, Headley Down, on the second Monday of every month from 10am-12. Citizens Advice can help with all...

Love trees? Become a tree warden!

13 Jan 2020
Tree-lovers are being called to a meeting in January as part of a bid to relaunch a tree warden scheme in East Hampshire. East Hampshire District Council is looking to recruit volunteers willing to take on tasks to protect and nurture the district’s trees. On Monday 27 January a meeting will be...

Families of Second World War crash pilots to take trip across the world for memorial dedication

09 Jan 2020
The families of the two Australian airmen who crashed in Horndean in 1945 will be making the trip from the other side of the world to be there for the official dedication of the memorial. The memorial, situated off Five Heads Road in Horndean, was installed earlier this year by Hampshire Country...

Council’s investments will enhance the district

18 Dec 2019
East Hampshire District Council is developing a framework so it can make purchases which could enhance towns and villages and make them even better places to live – as well as continuing its commercial investment strategy which provides financial returns. Cabinet has agreed to create a new ‘Place-...

Young debate champions and recycling stars are awarded by East Hampshire District Council

18 Dec 2019
The results of the debate and recycling challenge that took place when East Hampshire District Council hosted around 300 children on National Takeover Day have been announced. Children were invited into the council’s Petersfield offices as part of National Takeover Day – a country-wide scheme to...

£200,000 for theatre refurbishment – with new venue on the cards

17 Dec 2019
The show will go on in Whitehill & Bordon after East Hampshire District Council agreed to give The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre £200,000 for refurbishments and explore locations for a new future venue in the town centre. The town’s much-loved theatre, on Station Road, is in need of some...

Council plans game-changing intervention in new town centre

17 Dec 2019
East Hampshire District Council is seizing an opportunity to explore how it can take a proactive role to shape Whitehill & Bordon’s new town centre - to make it a vibrant, energised, lifestyle destination and not just another shopping centre battling the tide of online retail. The council is...

Councillors’ grants brings Christmas to Clanfield

17 Dec 2019
Clanfield has been decked out in seasonal decorations this Christmas thanks in part to grants from a couple of East Hampshire District Councillors. Clanfield Online, a community website run by a group of businesses and organisations, has placed ten Christmas trees around the Clanfield, put up...

Don’t be lonely this Christmas

17 Dec 2019
Whitehill & Bordon children have been spreading the love this Christmas by writing festive cards for hundreds of isolated older people. Christmas can be a difficult time of year for anyone but especially for people on their own. Research shows that 1.7 million older people in England will not...