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Get into the spirit of Halloween this half term!

21 Oct 2019
Looking for some spooktacular inspiration to keep your kids entertained this half term? East Hampshire District Council’s Playing Around is offering three amazing programmes and so much Halloween fun it is frightening! Run between Monday 28 October and Friday 1 November, bookings are now open, so...

New homes bring funds for community projects

18 Oct 2019
Almost £750,000 raised through house building in East Hampshire has been distributed to community projects. Developer contributions are paid by housebuilders into a fund to improve the local community, managed by East Hampshire District Council. In June and July, local groups, charities and parish...

Raising laughs and money for Chairman’s charities

07 Oct 2019
A spectacular evening of comedy, music and great food will raise money for two charities chosen by East Hampshire District Council’s Chairman, Cllr Keith Budden. Held on the evening of 26 October at Rake Village Hall, the event will raise cash for the Crossover Centre, Liss and Dementia Friendly...

EHDC celebrates launch of tree planting programme at Gilbert White's House

04 Oct 2019
East Hampshire District Council has launched a programme to plant a tree for every resident in East Hampshire at the home of the district’s famous ecologist, Gilbert White. The council plans to plant 120,000 trees across the district as part of its commitment to battling climate change and reducing...

EHDC Leader appointed to the board of Enterprise M3 LEP

02 Oct 2019
East Hampshire District Council Leader, Cllr Richard Millard, has been appointed to sit on the board of the Enterprise M3 LEP. As well as leading the council since May 2017, Cllr Millard is an experienced businessman and will provide important insight for the organisation. The Enterprise M3 LEP is...

Don’t be fooled by fly-tippers

02 Oct 2019
Don’t be taken in by ‘unbelievable’ prices. That’s the message from East Hampshire District Council after two men were fined for fly-tipping rubbish in the district. EHDC has played its part in bringing prosecutions against two fly-tippers who promised to dispose of residents’ rubbish for a knock-...

All systems go for new waste contract

27 Sep 2019
Everything is ready for your new waste collection service, which starts on Monday (30 September). The company delivering the contract, Havant Borough Council’s (HBC) Joint Venture Norse South East (NSE), has new vehicles and staff ready for the start of the contract. Bin collection calendars have...

Chairman's cheques for charities

23 Sep 2019
Two charities were given a welcome boost when they were awarded funds from East Hampshire District Council’s Chairman. Cllr Keith Budden has chosen the Crossover Centre, in Liss, and Dementia Friendly Hampshire as the charities he will support during his year as Chairman. Ben Love, of the Crossover...

Climate Champion chosen

23 Sep 2019
East Hampshire District Council has announced a Climate Champion to lead the fight against climate change. Cllr Ginny Boxall was appointed to the role at EHDC’s Full Council meeting on Thursday 19 September. The Lib Dem councillor heads up the council’s cross-party work to reduce the council’s...

All systems go for East Hants strategy

20 Sep 2019
Work can begin on a new way of making the district a better place after plans were agreed by East Hampshire District Council. The new strategy, called Enhance East Hants, sets out how it will improve Alton, Whitehill & Bordon, Petersfield and the southern parishes of Horndean, Rowlands Castle...