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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.

Contact us for support with your Council Tax

25 Nov 2021
Help is at hand for residents struggling to pay their Council Tax. EHDC’s Council Tax team has a host of ways to help residents manage their payments. Cllr Charles Louisson, EHDC’s Portfolio Holder for Finance, said: “We understand it can be difficult keeping on top of bills but it is...

Horse charity harnesses council grant

23 Nov 2021
An equine charity is riding high after a council grant helped buy equipment to look after the ponies. Broadlands Group Riding for the Disabled, based near Medstead since 1955, improves the lives of people with physical, learning and mental health disabilities through horse-riding, carriage...

Free parking for Christmas shopping in Petersfield

22 Nov 2021
Petersfield Town Council has teamed up with East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) to provide free parking in the town to encourage gift shopping in the build up to Christmas. Free parking will be available in Swan Street car park from 10am to 2pm every Saturday from 27 November to 18 December 2021...

Pupils breathe easy after air quality monitor is donated

19 Nov 2021
Petersfield pupils will be able to monitor air pollution around their school thanks to a smart new gadget provided by a local campaigner and a grant from East Hampshire District Council. A portable air monitor has been handed over to the school by Petersfield resident Ann Saunders, who is...

Free parking for Christmas events in Alton

16 Nov 2021
East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) has teamed up with Alton Town Council to provide free parking in the town to encourage local shopping in the build up to Christmas. Parking will be free in all car parks in the town from 5pm on Friday 19 November for the town council’s ‘A Marmot Family...

Rebel Business School gives East Hampshire businesses a boost

16 Nov 2021
17 East Hampshire entrepreneurs were among 97 businesses given a boost by the Rebel Business School during a free course in October, supported by East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The week-long online course provided attendees with a new way of thinking, giving them practical ways to get...

East Hampshire’s Victoria Cross winners honoured

17 Nov 2021
East Hampshire District Council’s Armed Forces Champion, Cllr Ben Bentley, has paid tribute to the district’s Victoria Cross winners as part of this year’s Remembrance events. Cllr Bentley laid a wreath on the graves of four VC winners last week, commemorating some of the district’s bravest...

Council calls for zero-carbon homes

10 Nov 2021
East Hampshire District Council will demand developers build zero-carbon homes as part of radical plans to improve its environmental performance. The council will seek the highest possible environmental standards in its new Local Plan and will challenge Government planning inspectors to approve...

Remembrance events across the district

09 Nov 2021
Below is a list of local Remembrance events taking place this week on Thursday 11 November and Remembrance Sunday on 14 November. Chalton St Michael and All Angels Church - short service on Thursday 11 November at 10.45am and a full Remembrance Service on Sunday 14 November at 9.30am, that will...

Living with a cold home in Whitehill & Bordon or Lindford?

05 Nov 2021
Residents of Whitehill & Bordon and Lindford who own their home, are a landlord or are in shared ownership with a housing association can now apply for a grant of up to £7,000 towards the cost of energy saving measures. Find out more about the Whitehill & Bordon Retrofit grants Whitehill...