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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.

Free parking for vaccinations in East Hampshire

04 Feb 2021
Residents who are asked to visit the vaccination centre in Petersfield Festival Hall to get their coronavirus vaccine will be able to park for free for the duration of their appointment thanks to East Hampshire District Council. The car park can be used on vaccination days while you are getting...

The NHS across Hampshire and Isle of Wight needs your help

12 Jan 2021
NHS leaders across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have signed an open letter about the challenges we face and how you can help them. Open letter to Hampshire communities (pdf 127 kb) COVID-19 cases are rising. Local hospitals and GP practices are busier than ever before. There are huge pressures...

Coronavirus update: East Hampshire to move into Tier 4 from Boxing Day

24 Dec 2020
Please find below the links to the latest e-newsletters we have sent about Tier 4 restrictions - which come into place at 00:01 on Boxing Day (Saturday December 26). E-newsletter to residents: East Hampshire to move into Tier Four - sent 23 December 2020 E-newsletter to businesses: Tier Four...

Available grants for East Hampshire businesses

23 Dec 2020
Committed to supporting local businesses deal with the impact of coronavirus, East Hampshire District Council continues to provide financial support through a series of grants. Full details on a range of support packages can be found on our business support webpage, but key grants include: Local...

East Hampshire Sports Awards 2020 - winners!

22 Dec 2020
The East Hampshire Sports Awards was a little different this year, with the event being held virtually, but we still managed to celebrate our amazing sports men and women. On Tuesday 15 December, the winners and nominees were announced live on the @EastHantsDC Twitter account. The usual host of...

Community spirit came through in 2020

21 Dec 2020
The key thread running through my Christmas message a year ago was about the great community spirit that exists throughout East Hampshire – if only I’d known then just how much that was to be put to the test during 2020! Covid-19 has undoubtedly brought tears, but it has also brought triumph....

New leisure centres a great achievement - Cllr Richard Millard

21 Dec 2020
This month I had the great pleasure of attending the opening of the Whitehill & Bordon Leisure Centre. For the people of the town and surrounding villages this a chance to keep fit and stay healthy in a fantastic new £10 million facility. For me it marked the culmination of a plan to...

Check your paperwork or risk a fly-tip penalty charge

18 Dec 2020
East Hampshire District Council has issued a reminder that fly-tipping can be costly - even if someone else dumps your junk. The council issued a £400 Fixed Penalty Notice to a Havant resident that paid for their waste to be removed, only for it to end up fly-tipped in a rural lane in Horndean...

Changes to bin collections over Christmas

16 Dec 2020
The Christmas period will see changes to the dates of many waste collections - including rubbish, recycling, garden and bulky items. Find out when your bins will be collected here. Please ensure your bin is out by 7am on your changed collection day. East Hampshire District Council and our waste...

A new way of working for welfare

15 Dec 2020
East Hampshire District Council is set to commission welfare projects across the district targeted to the people who need them most. The new way of working will see the end of the council’s long-running play scheme, the Rural Area Play Project (RAPP), with resources redirected into a variety of...