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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 dementia choir launched in Petersfield

04 Feb 2020
A group of people with dementia enjoyed the first choir session held by Dementia Friendly Petersfield on Tuesday 28 January. Cllr Julie Butler, East Hampshire District Council Deputy Leader and portfolio holder for welfare, granted the group £480 to get the choir started. Cllr Butler attended the...

Gail Emms to speak at East Hampshire Sports Awards

03 Feb 2020
British badminton legend Gail Emms will deliver a motivational speech to the district’s sports stars at this year’s East Hampshire Sports Awards. The annual awards held at Old Thorns Hotel, Liphook, are run by East Hampshire District Council and are hosted by three-time Olympic medallist Roger...

Tree warden scheme blooms

29 Jan 2020
The district’s trees and woodlands will be in safe hands after a meeting calling for volunteer tree wardens drew more than 100 people. East Hampshire District Council and the Tree Council arranged a meeting in Petersfield to give local people the chance to sign up. Held in the Rose Room of...

Good causes can get lucky with new local lottery

29 Jan 2020
Local projects, groups and organisations are invited to join our community of good causes East Hampshire District Council is launching a new community lottery to raise money for local good causes and is looking for organisations keen to take part. A 'Good Causes' launch event will be held on Monday...

Nominate a sporting hero!

16 Jan 2020
Now’s the time to nominate your sporting hero for an East Hampshire Sports Award. Every year East Hampshire District Council recognises the achievements of coaches, players and administrators with its prestigious sports ceremony - and is now taking nominations for the next awards. If you know a...

Citizens Advice drop-in sessions at Woodlands Hall

13 Jan 2020
Free advice, information and support will continue to be provided by Citizens Advice East Hampshire at monthly drop-in sessions in Headley Down in 2020. The local charity will be at Woodlands Hall, Headley Down, on the second Monday of every month from 10am-12. Citizens Advice can help with all...

Love trees? Become a tree warden!

13 Jan 2020
Tree-lovers are being called to a meeting in January as part of a bid to relaunch a tree warden scheme in East Hampshire. East Hampshire District Council is looking to recruit volunteers willing to take on tasks to protect and nurture the district’s trees. On Monday 27 January a meeting will be...

Families of Second World War crash pilots to take trip across the world for memorial dedication

09 Jan 2020
The families of the two Australian airmen who crashed in Horndean in 1945 will be making the trip from the other side of the world to be there for the official dedication of the memorial. The memorial, situated off Five Heads Road in Horndean, was installed earlier this year by Hampshire Country...

Council’s investments will enhance the district

18 Dec 2019
East Hampshire District Council is developing a framework so it can make purchases which could enhance towns and villages and make them even better places to live – as well as continuing its commercial investment strategy which provides financial returns. Cabinet has agreed to create a new ‘Place-...

Young debate champions and recycling stars are awarded by East Hampshire District Council

18 Dec 2019
The results of the debate and recycling challenge that took place when East Hampshire District Council hosted around 300 children on National Takeover Day have been announced. Children were invited into the council’s Petersfield offices as part of National Takeover Day – a country-wide scheme to...