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.

Support for struggling families through the Household Support Fund

28 Sep 2022
People who are already receiving Housing Benefit or the housing element of Universal Credit and have applied for a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) but are in exceptional need can apply now for a one-off grant through the Household Support Fund. The fund can be used to help cover rent arrears...

Local leaders serve up success at EHDC’s Business Breakfast

13 Jul 2022
Leaders of the local economy were mixing business with bacon butties on Friday as they took part in the first Business Breakfast since the pandemic. Local business people, East Hampshire District Council and Damian Hinds MP met at Old Thorns, in Liphook, for talks and tea. The event was run...

Green Loop sweeps up more awards!

08 Jul 2022
Whitehill & Bordon’s Green Loop scooped two more planning industry awards, just a month after its last prestigious win. The Green Loop is a 7km network of walking and cycling paths allowing walkers, runners and cyclists to get around the town. Last week, the project was recognised with...

EHDC celebrates Disability Pride month

01 Jul 2022
East Hampshire District Council will be showing its support for disabled people around the district and across the world by flying the Disability Flag over its offices in Petersfield. The flag will be flying throughout July to celebrate Disability Pride Month, a world-wide celebration of...

First Census 2021 results show population increase in East Hants

28 Sep 2022
The first results for the 2021 census were released today, 28 June, and show that East Hampshire’s population has increased overall by 8.7% since the last census in 2011. Key highlights show that the biggest population increase of 30.5% has been in the 65+ age group. The population of the younger...

Garden waste service set to grow

29 Jun 2022
More residents can soon take advantage of East Hampshire District Council’s kerbside collection of green waste as the council moves quickly to extend and improve the service. Currently more than 10,000 residents take advantage of the fortnightly collection of grass cuttings and garden clippings...

EHDC launches Armed Forces Stakeholder Groups

24 Jun 2022
East Hampshire District Council has launched the Armed Forces Stakeholder Group, bringing together the support available in the district for members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. Membership of the group will enable organisations and community groups to work together more...

Grants on offer for groups signed up to the EHDC Community Lottery

22 Jun 2022
New grants will soon be available for groups and charities that have signed up to East Hampshire District Council’s Community Lottery. The Community Chest grant scheme offers grants of up to £1,000 to help good causes. To be eligible for the grants, groups must be signed up to the East...

Energy rebate deadline this Sunday (26 June)

28 Sep 2022
Eligible East Hampshire households in council tax band A to D homes (including those in band E homes who receive Disabled Persons Relief) must apply for the £150 Energy Rebate by Sunday (26 June) to receive a direct payment. More than 29,000 grants have been issued so far with approximately 3,000...

Flag flies for the Armed Forces

20 Jun 2022
East Hampshire District Council is saluting the contribution of service personnel and their families this week by flying the Armed Forces Day flag over its Penns Place offices. Armed Forces Day is a national celebration of the dedication and sacrifice made by those who serve their country....