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Town and parish councillors have early say on Local Plan Review

31 May 2018
Town and parish councillors gave East Hampshire District Council valuable insight about the planning issues where they live, as work on the district’s new Local Plan progressed. EHDC’s planners briefed councillors about the Local Plan and gave them the chance to have their say about important...

Older people top of the agenda at council’s summit

21 May 2018
Services and care for older people in East Hampshire look set to improve after key organisations met to share ideas on Tuesday. A one-day conference, named ‘The Older Persons' Summit’, was held at East Hampshire District Council’s (EHDC) offices and gathered local community organisations and...

Cllr Williams appointed Chairman of EHDC

21 May 2018
East Hampshire District Council has appointed Cllr Anthony Williams as Chairman for the coming year. Cllr Williams, who has been a ward councillor for Headley for 21 years, was elected to the position at at EHDC’s meeting on Thursday 17 May. He takes on the role after spending a year as Vice...

Apprentices trained in Whitehill & Bordon as part of town that builds itself

18 May 2018
Young people in East Hampshire are to be offered skilled jobs on Whitehill & Bordon’s construction projects in a unique deal with developers. Apprentices will be given the construction skills they need to help build their home town’s ambitious future. One of the UK's largest residential...

Options open after community building survey results examined

16 May 2018
A survey into community facilities on an Alton site has sparked interesting debates on the future use of the land. More than 650 local residents had their say on how part of the Molson Coors Brewery Site, earmarked for community use, should be used. Key community groups in Alton discussed the...

EHDC to help housing groups establish themselves in the community

15 May 2018
People looking to set up community-led housing groups to help create new homes in their area can now receive a cash boost from East Hampshire District Council. The Community-Led Housing Grant is a one-off grant which has been received from the government to deliver homes for local communities....

Charity Walk brings peace to Petersfield

14 May 2018
More than 325 walkers made great strides for good causes this weekend when they took part in a Petersfield fundraising walk. The three-and-a-half mile walk, called the Charity Walk for Peace, was organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association and East Hampshire District Council and gave...

National group impressed with Whitehill & Bordon’s transformation

09 May 2018
The regeneration of Whitehill & Bordon is setting the national agenda as members of ambitious local authorities and development corporations plan to follow in its footsteps. Members of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) New Communities Group (NCG) visited Whitehill & Bordon...

Driving event for young people popular once again

02 May 2018
A fully-booked driving event in Petersfield gave youngsters the chance to get behind the wheel and test their driving skills, even if they don’t have a licence! The latest Autotest event, organised regularly by East Hampshire District Council and its award-winning partner Southsea Motor Club, took...

Molson Coors community building results reviewed

01 May 2018
Hundreds of Alton residents have had their say on plans for a new community centre on the former Molson Coors Brewery Site in the town. An online survey and four public engagement events gave local people the chance to say what they felt was the best use of the land, which has been earmarked for...

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