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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.

Councillor grants help Horndean volleyball club grow

07 Jun 2022
Young people in Horndean have been trying their hand at volleyball thanks to grants from two East Hampshire District Councillors in the area. The South Hants Junior Volleyball Club, which meets at Horndean Technology College on Saturday mornings, received £1,000 each from Cllr David Evans and...

Ukrainian families find clothes and toys at Woodlands Hall

01 Jun 2022
Ukrainian families have been given free clothing at Woodlands Hall, Headley Down, as part of an initiative supported by the local community and East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The clothes and toys, donated by residents, will make it easier for the families to settle into a normal life,...

Celebrating the Jubilee around the district

30 May 2022
Residents living in the district are preparing for royal events of all kinds to mark the Platinum Jubilee. A total of 18 streets will be closed to traffic for street parties at some point over the extended Bank Holiday weekend which runs from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June. Residents had to ask...

No change to rubbish and recycling services during the Queen's Platinum Jubilee bank holiday

30 May 2022
There will be no change to bin collections during the Jubilee bank holidays on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June. Crews from Norse South East will continue to collect rubbish and recycling on households' scheduled days of service even if your collection day is a bank holiday. Find your collection day....

Everyone welcome on Wellbeing Walks!

30 May 2022
Fresh air and friendly faces is the formula behind a host of organised walks around East Hampshire and Havant. Wellbeing Walks, co-ordinated by East Hampshire District Council and managed by volunteer walk leaders, gives local residents the opportunity to enjoy a regular, easy-going stroll...

EHDC working to support Ukrainian refugees and their hosts

27 May 2022
East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) is working with its partners to provide support to Ukrainian refugees and the families in the district that have generously taken them in. Hampshire County Council (HCC) is leading the local government response to the Ukraine crisis – coordinating home visits...

Whitehill & Bordon gives a warm welcome to the Charity Walk for Peace

24 May 2022
A total of 250 walkers gathered at the Hogmoor Inclosure in Whitehill & Bordon on Saturday to take part in the first Charity Walk for Peace to be held in the town. Run by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elder Association (AMEA), East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) and the Whitehill & Bordon...

Councillor Sally Pond elected Chairman of East Hampshire District Council

20 May 2022
Cllr Sally Pond has been elected to the position of East Hampshire District Council Chairman. The member for Whitehill Chase is the second consecutive councillor from Whitehill & Bordon to take the role, following Cllr Adam Carew, of Whitehill Hogmoor and Greatham. Cllr Pond has served...

Pond life provides the inspiration for children's art competition

20 May 2022
Young artists can dip into their local pond for inspiration ahead of this year’s wildlife art competition run by East Hampshire District Council. Children can submit any piece of art on the subject of pond life as part of the contest, launched by EHDC Cllr Diana Tennyson. The competition,...

People with dementia get a kick out of new walking football sessions

19 May 2022
Regular games of walking football have been set up in Petersfield to help people living with dementia. The first match was played at the Taro Leisure Centre on Monday 16 May and more sessions are planned on a fortnightly basis. The next event will take place at 11am on Monday 30 May. The scheme was...