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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.

Cooking course gives kids the ingredients to succeed

12 Aug 2022
Young people in Whitehill & Bordon have been getting a taste for cooking through a new course being run in the town. Eight budding chefs took the four-week course, run by the CM Foundation and supported by grants for local East Hampshire District Councillors. Held at Café 1759 in June...

Have your say on new planning guidance

09 Aug 2022
East Hampshire District Council is drawing up new planning guidance to advise on what sites may be developed outside the defined settlements. The Housing Outside Settlement Boundaries Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been written to give further guidance on what housing proposals may be...

Housing developments help deliver new infrastructure

29 Jul 2022
More than £2 million raised through new housing developments has been earmarked for new facilities around the district - with more than £1 million allocated for Alton. Upgraded GP surgeries, sports pitches, bike tracks and train station improvements are among the works being funded. As part of the...

New green start for East Hants

29 Jul 2022
East Hampshire District Council will move into a more efficient, more advanced and more environmentally-friendly building in Petersfield, marking a new future for the council and the way it works. The council decided on Thursday night (28 July) to leave its long-time base at Penns Place and move...

Council launches unique farm plan to cultivate and connect communities

29 Jul 2022
An inspiring new farm will be set up to provide residents across the district with a beautiful, accessible rural place where they can nurture their mental health and kickstart healthier lifestyles. Cllr Richard Millard, EHDC’s Leader, announced the unique project last night at the Council meeting...

EHDC’s reinforced and tenacious enforcement team stops grain store breach

26 Jul 2022
East Hampshire District Council’s reinforced Planning Enforcement team has stepped in to stop construction of a grain store which was missing important drainage work. Officers served a Temporary Stop Notice on the site in Colt House Lane, Upper Froyle, after owners failed to carry out drainage work...

Hidden gem on the Green Loop

26 Jul 2022
A peaceful place to rest and relax has been created for walkers on Whitehill & Bordon’s Green Loop. Called Quebec House Terrace, the beauty spot is tucked away in woodland with views across Bordon Inclosure and offers walkers a chance to sit down and enjoy their surroundings. It was...

Larger glass banks to be introduced

19 Jul 2022
New larger glass recycling banks are being installed across the district to enhance and encourage glass recycling. East Hampshire District Council, with Norse South East (NSE), has agreed to introduce large 10,700 litre enclosed eye-catching skips that are nine times larger than current glass...

Can we live with fewer cars? Have your say on a low-car future

19 Jul 2022
East Hampshire District Council is seeking the views of local residents on housing designs that could support low-car lifestyles in Whitehill & Bordon. Low-car living means less driving and less space devoted to residential parking. It is one option for helping to address the climate crisis...

Support for struggling families through the Household Support Fund

18 Jul 2022
People who are already receiving Housing Benefit or the housing element of Universal Credit and have applied for a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) but are in exceptional need can apply now for a one-off grant through the Household Support Fund. The fund can be used to help cover rent arrears...