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.

Whitehill & Bordon’s interactive map shows the way

14 May 2021
A new online map has been launched that pinpoints community facilities in Whitehill & Bordon and the surrounding villages and rates their accessibility. The map is aimed primarily at the area’s disabled or elderly communities but its makers say it will prove a useful tool for every resident...

Sign up for something new and Spring into Health

13 May 2021
Whitehill & Bordon’s Spring into Health Festival is giving residents the chance to learn new skills this month. The event, run by East Hampshire District Council, in partnership with Abri and the Whitehill & Bordon Community Trust, features sessions to improve body and soul. The...

Cllr Adam Carew elected EHDC Chairman

13 May 2021
East Hampshire District Council elected Cllr Adam Carew as its chairman for the coming year, during its Full Council meeting on Thursday 29 April. Cllr Carew replaces Cllr Keith Budden who spent two years in the role due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. While in office, the...

Local elections - the results

10 May 2021
Thousands turned out to vote at the local elections on Thursday, while postal votes also saw a big increase on previous years. Voters had their say in multiple elections, helping to choose their local representative on Hampshire County Council and Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner....

Exxxxtra measures in place to ensure safety at polling stations

30 Apr 2021
Extra safety measures to ensure the safety of staff and voters at polling stations will be in place for the election of Hampshire county, the Police and Crime Commissioner, a neighbourhood plan referendum and some district and parish councils in East Hampshire. The district will go to the polls on...

Bank holiday bin collections

29 Apr 2021
Bin collections across the East Hampshire district will take place 24 hours later than usual next week, following spring bank holiday on Monday 3 May. The changes include collections of rubbish, recycling, garden and glass bins. Normal collection date Revised collection date Monday 3 May 2021...

Happy 1st Birthday East Hampshire Community Lottery

21 Apr 2021
Since its launch, the East Hampshire Community Lottery has raised more than £18,000 for the local community and more than £3,000 has been given away in winnings. So far 53 local groups have signed up as part of a fun and effective way to raise funds for their valued services in the community. You...

Grants on their way to more than 600 East Hampshire businesses

15 Apr 2021
More than 600 East Hampshire businesses will receive grants through the Restart grant and additional restrictions grant schemes from East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The details of these businesses are now undergoing fraud checks before they can be paid. The council has emailed businesses...

Registration for elections on Thursday 6 May

15 Apr 2021
The deadline to register to vote in the local, county and Police and Crime Commissioner election is midnight on Monday 19 April. If you have already registered to vote, you will have received a poll card. Registering to vote is simple and takes less than five minutes. You’ll need your National...

Free home testing kits for everyone

14 Apr 2021
Community testing sites across the district are now distributing free coronavirus home testing kits to anyone aged 16 and over. With some restrictions now lifted, allowing two households and up to six people to reunite outdoors at a safe distance, regular home testing offers some comfort we are not...