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.

Glass recycling

30 Jul 2021
Due to staffing levels at Norse South East (NSE), the frequency of collections to glass banks has been reduced. Despite best efforts to keep all collections running for as many services as possible, East Hampshire District Council and NSE have had to prioritise the more critical collections, like...

College and council team up for new football pitch in Horndean

20 Jul 2021
Young footballers around Horndean will be able to emulate the achievements of their England heroes with a new state-of-the-art all-weather pitch at Horndean Technology College. The full-size 11-a-side 3G pitch is currently under construction at the college in Barton Cross and has been delivered in...

£952,000 in grants issued to businesses in need

19 Jul 2021
East Hampshire District Council issued £952,000 in grants last week to 377 businesses that had previously qualified for additional restrictions grants (ARG) and new applicants have until midnight on Sunday 25 July to apply. The additional restrictions grants are for businesses that have been...

Apply now for sector-specific coronavirus grants

16 Jul 2021
Businesses that have been severely affected by the delay to the end of lockdown have until midnight on Sunday 25 July to apply for a new grant from East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The grants are for the following types of business: Events – businesses supporting events who have been...

Help us to help you in Clanfield, Horndean and Rowlands Castle

22 Jul 2021
Residents, businesses and community groups in the southern parishes of East Hampshire (Clanfield, Horndean and Rowlands Castle) are being asked to complete a survey to tell East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) what is important to them and where improvements can be made. This short survey will...

EHDC pledges £1m to help Whitehill & Bordon Health Hub

02 Jul 2021
East Hampshire District Council has pledged almost £1 million to play its part in making the Whitehill & Bordon Health Hub a reality. The council has been working in partnership with the NHS, the Whitehill & Bordon Regeneration Company (WBRC) and the landowners, the Defence Infrastructure...

Funding opportunity opens as 2021 Charity Walk for Peace goes digital

30 Jun 2021
Charities and community groups can benefit from a digitally enhanced fund-raising walk to be held on 4 September 2021. East Hampshire District Council and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association are teaming up again to deliver the 2021 Charity Walk for Peace - and local organisations can apply now...

New site proposed as Local Plan enters next phase

28 Jun 2021
East Hampshire District Council's updated Local Plan has identified a new site near Alton for a large development. Following extensive site assessment work and the Large Site Consultation, held at the end of 2019, the council considers Chawton Park Farm, west of Alton, as the most sustainable...

Flying the flag for our Armed Forces

21 Jun 2021
To pay tribute and honour our Armed Forces, a celebratory flag will be flown above the East Hampshire District Council’s offices this week. Armed Forces Day is an annual chance to show support for the men and women who make up that special community - from currently serving troops to their...

East Hampshire lottery celebrates its first fundraiser big win!

18 Jun 2021
East Hampshire Community Lottery celebrates its first big £2,000 winner since its launch in April last year. So far the East Hampshire Community Lottery has raised nearly £23,000 for the local community and more than £5,000 has been given away in prizes. There are more than 50 organisations signed...