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Changing the way you have your say

02 Oct 2017
An important platform for residents to talk to East Hampshire District Council about vital local issues is being re-designed. The next Community Forum to be held in Petersfield will be dedicated to making sure it is the best possible place for people to share their views and air community debates....

EHDC’s animal welfare officers are golden retrievers

29 Sep 2017
EHDC’s Animal Welfare Team has established itself as one of the best in the land after winning a haul of gold medals in a national award. The team won three golds out of a possible four, only one other council in the country matched that result. EHDC officers Neil Thompson-Burton and Jen Rowberry...

East Hampshire’s “Celebration of Volunteering” 2017

22 Sep 2017
Community First and East Hampshire District Council have announced the launch of the volunteer awards for 2017. These awards recognise the time and energy given by volunteers to organisations across the district. It will be an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and enthusiasm of local...

Ropley's new games area proves pitch perfect

19 Sep 2017
New sports and games facilities opened in Ropley are already proving a big hit. The village’s new Multi Use Games Area – or MUGA – was officially opened on Sunday by East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds. The facility has been ready since July and East Hampshire District Council’s ward councillor for the...

Community leaders join Alton’s Sport Centre Project Board

19 Sep 2017
Leading community organisations in Alton have been invited to sit on a local panel to work with East Hampshire District Council on the town’s new sports centre. Representatives from Alton Town Council, the Alton and District Sports Council, Basingstoke and Alton Cardiac Rehabilitation Charity and...

Charity walk makes great strides

12 Sep 2017
Dozens of walkers stepped out together on Saturday to raise money for charity and promote peace. The five mile walk, called the Charity Walk for Peace, was organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association and East Hampshire District Council and gave local people the chance to come together and...

Citizens Advice East Hampshire signs up to provide advice services

12 Sep 2017
Advice services in East Hampshire will be provided by Citizens Advice East Hampshire for the next two years after a new funding agreement with East Hampshire District Council. EHDC awarded the contract to Citizens Advice following a procurement process during which organisations were invited to bid...

EHDC grant leads path the right Wey

12 Sep 2017
A group planning a picturesque walk through the centre of Alton has taken a big step in the right direction thanks to a £15,000 grant from East Hampshire District Council. The Alton and District Residents' Association (ADRA) hopes to plot a path which leads from Alton Train Station through the town...

Hundreds of East Hampshire businesses given money off new rates

05 Sep 2017
Hundreds of businesses in East Hampshire are set to receive a discount on their business rates, thanks to a new scheme from East Hampshire District Council. The businesses which saw the biggest increase in their rates this year will get a 30 per cent rebate on the difference. More than 300...

Update your electoral registration - or risk your right to vote

30 Aug 2017
Parts of Whitehill & Bordon, Steep and Liphook have been identified as the areas of East Hampshire where residents are least likely to confirm their voter registration details – and so risk being removed from the electoral register. Residents in East Hampshire should look out for their voter...

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