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.

New site proposed as Local Plan enters next phase

28 Jun 2021
East Hampshire District Council's updated Local Plan has identified a new site near Alton for a large development. Following extensive site assessment work and the Large Site Consultation, held at the end of 2019, the council considers Chawton Park Farm, west of Alton, as the most sustainable...

Flying the flag for our Armed Forces

21 Jun 2021
To pay tribute and honour our Armed Forces, a celebratory flag will be flown above the East Hampshire District Council’s offices this week. Armed Forces Day is an annual chance to show support for the men and women who make up that special community - from currently serving troops to their...

East Hampshire lottery celebrates its first fundraiser big win!

18 Jun 2021
East Hampshire Community Lottery celebrates its first big £2,000 winner since its launch in April last year. So far the East Hampshire Community Lottery has raised nearly £23,000 for the local community and more than £5,000 has been given away in prizes. There are more than 50 organisations signed...

Wayfinding features installed on Whitehill & Bordon’s Green Loop

17 Jun 2021
Eye-catching and innovative features are being installed along the Green Loop in Whitehill & Bordon, helping people navigate around the town on foot and by bike. The Green Loop, formerly known as Green Grid Green Loop, is a 7km network of pedestrian and cycle paths connecting the town’s key...

Tell us how you are coping with the coronavirus crisis – Take our survey

24 Jun 2021
The enormous impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt across the district in many different ways. It's why we were keen to hear what you think. We would like to understand how the pandemic continues to affect you and what you are comfortable doing during these unusual times. This will be...

Reservoir given planning permission

10 Jun 2021
Plans for an 8.7 billion litre storage reservoir spanning 160 hectares in between Rowlands Castle, East Hampshire and Leigh Park in Havant has been granted permission to go ahead by neighbouring local authorities. The detailed planning application for the reservoir, along with a separate one for...

Missed bin collections - Thursday 3 June

03 Jun 2021
Due to delays caused by yesterday's fire at the recycling centre in Portsmouth, some bin collections have not been completed by Norse South East (NSE) today (3 June). The following areas have been affected: Recycling collections: Headley (Mill Lane, Headley Fields, Hollow Lane, Hurlands Lane) and...

Pledge to litter pick for a cleaner district

02 Jun 2021
With Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean fortnight underway and World Environment Day approaching, we are encouraging everyone to get involved by helping pick up litter whilst out on a walk or enjoying their local green space. Our outdoor spaces and places have mattered to us more than...

Bank holiday bin collections

27 May 2021
Please remember your collection day will change for the week following the bank holiday on Monday 31 May. Bin collections across the East Hampshire district will take place 24 hours later than usual and will include collections of rubbish, recycling, garden and glass bins. Normal collection date...

Developer in court as characterful cottage demolished

24 May 2021
A developer has been prosecuted after demolishing a historic and characterful cottage in the village of East Meon. Mark Probyn pleaded guilty to breaching planning laws at Aldershot Magistrates Court on 19 May, following a prosecution brought by East Hampshire District Council. He was ordered to...