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Regular meetings to debate hot topics

03 Nov 2017
Hot topics and more accessible venues are among the ways Petersfield’s Community Forums can reach a wider audience. East Hampshire District Council holds regular meetings called Community Forums for residents and councillors to discuss local issues. The recent Community Forum, held in EHDC’s...

Councils provide business grants - Business Forum

03 Nov 2017
Helping businesses to help themselves was the message from a Business Forum at Alton Assembly Rooms. The meeting, held on 5 October, focused on a grant scheme provided by East Hampshire District Council and Alton Town Council for businesses in Alton and Holybourne. The Retail Improvement Grant...

Feeling safe in a Healthy New Town

02 Nov 2017
Vulnerable people in Whitehill & Bordon now have a safe place to go if they are feeling overwhelmed or being bullied, abused or harassed. The Safe Place scheme has been rolled out across Whitehill & Bordon under East Hampshire District Council’s Healthy New Town programme to make sure...

Neighbourhood Plan referendums to be held in Liss and in East Meon

24 Oct 2017
Plans that will shape the way two villages grow for years to come will be put to the vote in Liss and in East Meon. Both villages have put forward Neighbourhood Development Plans and will put them to the public in a referendum, organised by East Hampshire District Council, on Thursday 9 November....

Plans for Alton’s future healthcare revealed at Community Forum

20 Oct 2017
Meeting increased patient demand and encouraging people to take good care of themselves are among future NHS priorities for Alton to be discussed in the town. East Hampshire District Council’s Community Forum will discuss the Alton Strategic Health Services Review – and what it means for the future...

The Golden Mile in a Healthy New Town

19 Oct 2017
Bordon Infant School pupils are going to spend more of their time being active after signing up to a county-wide scheme that encourages youngsters to spend more time walking, jogging and running. Set up this Spring, the Golden Mile aims to increase the amount of time each day pupils from Hampshire...

Residents get a look at proposed Alton Sports Centre

17 Oct 2017
Alton residents had the chance to see what the town’s new sports centre might look like, ahead of a planning application being made available for public inspection. The meeting, held on Wednesday 11 October at Alton Community Centre, was run by Alton Town Council, East Hampshire District Council...

Councils sign up to new way of working together

13 Oct 2017
East Hampshire District Council and the local parish and town councils have signed up to a charter that sets out how they will work together in future. EHDC Chairman Cllr Lynn Evans and Cllr Jim MacDonald, chairman of the East Hampshire Association of Parish and Town Councils, pledged to follow the...

Paws for thought – are you a responsible pet owner?

12 Oct 2017
Are you a responsible pet owner? That’s the question being asked at the next Community Forum to be held in Liphook. East Hampshire District Council’s award-winning Animal Welfare Team will be talking about their day-to-day roles and taking questions from pet owners about animal care. The team was...

EHDC delivers three hours free parking in December

05 Oct 2017
It’ll be Christmas come early when East Hampshire District Council provides shoppers and festival goers with three hours of free parking for two days in December. Parking in Petersfield and Alton will be free for the first three hours on Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December. The giveaway has...

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