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Young people in the driving seat

13 Apr 2017
Youngsters with an itch to get behind the wheel are invited to test their driving skills at a special motoring event. The Autotest event is taking place at Penns Place in Petersfield on Sunday 14 May and will run from 8.30am. On the day, people aged 14 and over will be able to practise precision...

Whitehill & Bordon residents jump on the health wagon

11 Apr 2017
More than 120 people attended a festival promoting healthy lifestyles and celebrated Whitehill & Bordon’s status as a Healthy New Town. The Spring into Health Festival was held on the 25 March at Mill Chase Leisure Centre and allowed residents to see many of the fun activities on offer to...

Council to help district’s 8,000 women affected by pension changes

10 Apr 2017
East Hampshire District Council has joined a campaign to help 8,000 women in the area who may now be unable to retire at 60 following changes to their state pensions. The council will be urging the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Damian Green MP) to ensure that those affected are treated...

Machine warns speeding motorists

06 Apr 2017
A new machine will help put the brakes on speeding motorists in Petersfield thanks to the work of one community group and East Hampshire District Council. The new Speed Limit Reminder will flash warnings at speeding drivers and record data about traffic movements and speeds. Paid for by the East...

Vinyl Matters to EHDC

29 Mar 2017
East Hampshire District Council is getting in the groove with its £500 start-up grant scheme. Vinyl Matters, an independent record store on Bakery Lane in Petersfield, received the grant earlier this month. An arrangement with Enterprise First, a not-for-profit enterprise agency that has been...

EHDC only council in the country to cut council tax

28 Mar 2017
East Hampshire District Council is the only local authority in the country to be cutting council tax, a survey has revealed. The survey by the Press Association involved all 353 councils in England and showed that the vast majority were increasing tax by the maximum permitted. Twenty two said they...

EHDC helps lead the way with new Internet-of-Things network

24 Mar 2017
A network of internet-connected devices that could allow East Hampshire businesses to hook up to vital information from around the district is being developed with the help of East Hampshire District Council. The council has been working with and supporting a Hampshire business which plans to...

Every effort made to ensure energy efficiency in Whitehill & Bordon homes

22 Mar 2017
A team of energy-efficiency specialists has been recruited to ensure new homes built in Whitehill & Bordon meet the highest standards. The National Energy Foundation (NEF), commissioned by East Hampshire District Council, is working with Radian and its building contractors Drew Smith on new...

Interest-free loans for energy-saving home improvements

20 Mar 2017
Residents of Whitehill, Bordon and Lindford can kit out their homes with the latest energy-saving improvements with an interest-free loan from East Hampshire District Council. The loan scheme is available for home improvement works that minimise energy use and reduce carbon emissions. The money...

East Hampshire flies the Commonwealth Flag

13 Mar 2017
Commonwealth Day is a chance to strengthen ties with our global partners, according to East Hampshire District Council’s Chairman. Cllr David Ashcroft raised the Commonwealth flag over Penns Place on Monday as part of an event replicated around the world. Cllr David Ashcroft, said: “Raising the...

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