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EHDC celebrates launch of tree planting programme at Gilbert White's House

04 Oct 2019
East Hampshire District Council has launched a programme to plant a tree for every resident in East Hampshire at the home of the district’s famous ecologist, Gilbert White. The council plans to plant 120,000 trees across the district as part of its commitment to battling climate change and reducing...

EHDC Leader appointed to the board of Enterprise M3 LEP

02 Oct 2019
East Hampshire District Council Leader, Cllr Richard Millard, has been appointed to sit on the board of the Enterprise M3 LEP. As well as leading the council since May 2017, Cllr Millard is an experienced businessman and will provide important insight for the organisation. The Enterprise M3 LEP is...

Don’t be fooled by fly-tippers

02 Oct 2019
Don’t be taken in by ‘unbelievable’ prices. That’s the message from East Hampshire District Council after two men were fined for fly-tipping rubbish in the district. EHDC has played its part in bringing prosecutions against two fly-tippers who promised to dispose of residents’ rubbish for a knock-...

All systems go for new waste contract

27 Sep 2019
Everything is ready for your new waste collection service, which starts on Monday (30 September). The company delivering the contract, Havant Borough Council’s (HBC) Joint Venture Norse South East (NSE), has new vehicles and staff ready for the start of the contract. Bin collection calendars have...

Chairman's cheques for charities

23 Sep 2019
Two charities were given a welcome boost when they were awarded funds from East Hampshire District Council’s Chairman. Cllr Keith Budden has chosen the Crossover Centre, in Liss, and Dementia Friendly Hampshire as the charities he will support during his year as Chairman. Ben Love, of the Crossover...

Climate Champion chosen

23 Sep 2019
East Hampshire District Council has announced a Climate Champion to lead the fight against climate change. Cllr Ginny Boxall was appointed to the role at EHDC’s Full Council meeting on Thursday 19 September. The Lib Dem councillor heads up the council’s cross-party work to reduce the council’s...

All systems go for East Hants strategy

20 Sep 2019
Work can begin on a new way of making the district a better place after plans were agreed by East Hampshire District Council. The new strategy, called Enhance East Hants, sets out how it will improve Alton, Whitehill & Bordon, Petersfield and the southern parishes of Horndean, Rowlands Castle...

Ropley plan gets green light

20 Sep 2019
A community-made neighbourhood plan which will be taken into account when planning applications are being considered has been approved for Ropley. The Ropley Neighbourhood Plan 2011-2028, drawn up by residents of the village, has been adopted by East Hampshire District Council. It will now become...

EHDC defeats bid for ‘speculative’ Four Marks development

10 Sep 2019
East Hampshire District Council has successfully defended Four Marks from a ‘speculative’ bid to build 58 homes in the village. The council won an appeal on the proposal having previously turned the application down for planning permission. Developer William Lacy Group had applied to build an...

Don’t lose your vote

09 Sep 2019
Residents in East Hampshire risk losing their right to vote if they don’t keep their registration details up to date. East Hampshire District Council is sending electoral forms to households around the district now. The Household Enquiry Form (HEF) is delivered annually to more than 53,000...