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Information the key at the first East Hampshire Dementia Festival

28 May 2019
Hundreds headed to Petersfield last week to take part in the first East Hampshire Dementia Festival. The event, held on Friday 24 May, was an opportunity for people living with dementia or caring for people with the condition to find out what help and support is available to them. Petersfield...

EHDC invests in Petersfield shopping precinct

24 May 2019
East Hampshire District Council has added Petersfield’s prime shopping destination Rams Walk to its property portfolio. The council has acquired the town centre asset for £29.4 million, with the deal rising to £30.9 if certain ongoing targets are met. Built in 1993, Rams Walk contains 21 businesses...

Let’s Talk – EHDC rethinks the way it communicates with the community

24 May 2019
East Hampshire District Council will go out and meet residents on their own patch as part of a new plan to increase engagement with the local community. The council will attend local clubs, visit markets and meet with residents’ associations as it looks to get more feedback from local people. More...

EHDC’s litter enforcement company helps Salisbury clean up green award

20 May 2019
An East Hampshire District Council company that provides litter enforcement services has helped Salisbury win an award for its clean streets. EH Commercial Services Ltd currently provides litter enforcement services to eight local councils around the south, including Salisbury City Council. The...

Help is at hand at the East Hampshire Dementia Festival

17 May 2019
People living with dementia or concerned about memory loss in themselves or loved ones can discover a world of help and advice at next week’s East Hampshire Dementia Festival. Held in Petersfield on 24 May, the day will feature medical and legal advice, practical help for carers, activities and...

New chairman takes the chains at EHDC

17 May 2019
East Hampshire District Council appointed its new chairman for the coming year as it met for the first time since the local elections. Cllr Keith Budden, of Liss, will be the council’s chairman over the next 12 months, taking the chains of office from Cllr Anthony Williams. At the Full Council...

Hundreds have a go at something healthy

14 May 2019
Hundreds of Whitehill & Bordon residents tried their hand at something new as part of the town’s Spring into Health Festival. Led by East Hampshire District Council and the Whitehill Bordon Regeneration Company as part of the Healthy New Towns Programme, the ten-day festival encouraged people...

East Hampshire Dementia Festival features leading dementia service

10 May 2019
A Petersfield event to help people living with dementia will feature a leading team able to offer help, advice and medical expertise. East Hampshire District Council and Petersfield Dementia Friends are hosting the day on Friday 24 May to give people living with the condition, and their carers,...

RAPP+ launches after school clubs

08 May 2019
East Hampshire District Council’s Rural Areas Play Project (RAPP) is expanding with the launch of new after school sessions. The Rural Areas Play Project promotes interactive and fun children’s activities around the district. Operating across the majority of holidays and half-terms, the service has...

Charity walk brings peace to Petersfield

07 May 2019
Hundreds walked through Petersfield town centre this weekend to raise money and strengthen community ties. East Hampshire District Council and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association (AMEA) teamed up to deliver the event on Saturday 4 May. The free event saw hundreds set off on a circular 5km walk...

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