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.

Red Ensign flies over Penns Place for Merchant Navy Day

05 Sep 2022
East Hampshire District Council honoured the work and sacrifices of the Merchant Navy on Friday 3 September, by flying the Red Ensign over its headquarters at Penns Place. Cllr Ingrid Thomas, EHDC Vice-Chairman, raised the flag and spoke of the seafaring heritage in her family. “One of my...

New Local Plan timetable

05 Sep 2022
In May, EHDC took the decision to suspend progression to the latter stages of the plan-making process (Regulation 19) and instead to conduct further early-stage consultation (Regulation 18). You can read more about that decision here As a result, the Planning Policy team would like to advise you...

EHDC opens discretionary energy rebates to more households

05 Sep 2022
Households receiving certain benefits can now apply for a £150 discretionary energy rebate after the scheme was opened up to more residents. To help people cope with the rise in energy bills the Government has funded £150 rebates for thousands of households and asked local councils to administer...

Capture pond life for EHDC art competition

02 Sep 2022
Young artists only have a few weeks left to enter East Hampshire District Council’s wildlife art competition. This year the competition focuses on the murky world of pond life, with entries to be received by Tuesday 20 September. The competition, launched by EHDC Cllr Diana Tennyson, seeks...

Kerbside glass collection update: please continue to bear with us

02 Sep 2022
We wanted to let you know as soon as possible that we've decided not to reinstate the kerbside glass collection service just yet - but that this will be the last time that it's suspended. We initially took the decision to suspend it for a month because we wanted to prioritise collecting your...

EHDC launches food voucher scheme for vulnerable households and pensioners

28 Sep 2022
Vulnerable households and pensioners who receive Council Tax Support and/or Pension Credit are being issued with food vouchers by East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The one-off food vouchers can be used in community pantries or supermarkets to help with the rising cost of living, freeing up...

No change to bin collections over the bank holiday

28 Sep 2022
Our service provider will collect household waste, recycling and garden waste as usual over the coming bank holiday (Monday 29 August). Please remember to have your bin out by 6am on your scheduled collection day. If you don’t have your bin calendar, you can find it on our website. Glass update...

Help us look for a low-car future

24 Aug 2022
East Hampshire District Council is consulting Whitehill & Bordon residents on low-car residential parking designs as part of an exploration into reducing car use in the town. The council is looking at how future housing could be designed if we were less reliant on cars, through a three-part...

Use this map to find the closest place to take your glass

19 Aug 2022
We're doing everything we can to help you while we've temporarily suspended our kerbside glass collection service - so please use this interactive map to find where to take your glass. Click here to find the closest place to take your glass. For more information about why we've suspended this...

Waste, recycling, garden waste and kerbside glass update - Friday 19 August

19 Aug 2022
We're doing everything we can to make things better - but in the meantime please don't put your glass out for collection As you're probably aware there are national driver shortages and we are also suffering because of this - our contractor Norse SE doesn’t have enough crew to collect waste,...