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.

Smart, new technology could revolutionise how the public sees planning

25 Mar 2022
East Hampshire District Council will be trialling innovative digital technology designed to give people a greater say in shaping and regenerating their own communities. The council has secured £40,500 from the Government to set up a state-of-the-art consultation system to make planning more open...

Be quick or miss out on funding from the Charity Walk for Peace

24 Mar 2022
Time is running out for charities to take part in a fund-raising walk in Whitehill & Bordon. Local organisations around East Hampshire, but especially those local to Whitehill & Bordon, are invited to sign up for the Charity Walk for Peace, an annual event that raises money for local...

Last few days to claim up to £10,000 in energy efficiency measures for Alton homes

23 Mar 2022
Alton residents living in an energy inefficient home (which is owned or privately rented) and in receipt of benefits or on a low income have until Thursday 31 March to apply for up to £10,000 worth of energy efficiency measures for their home. East Hampshire District Council has teamed up with the...

Eligible residents can decide how they want to receive their £150 Energy Rebate

17 May 2022
£150 Energy Rebate payments are ready for the 31,000 East Hampshire households in bands A to D that are eligible for the payment. Residents in band E homes who receive Disabled Persons Relief are also eligible. There are a few ways they can receive their rebate. 24,000 customers who pay by direct...

EHDC strikes out on its own

18 Mar 2022
East Hampshire District Council has formally agreed to end its partnership with Havant Borough Council so it can focus on its priorities at a faster pace. Councillors last night examined a business case exploring the risks, issues, benefits and costs of the withdrawal - and agreed to the move...

Councillor grant helps save our skin!

11 Mar 2022
Two doctors' surgeries in Headley and Bordon have a new piece of kit thanks to a local fundraising group and a grant from Cllr Richard Millard. Badgerswood Surgery, in Headley, and Forest Surgery, Bordon, used the money to buy a dermatoscope – a portable device used to examine skin complaints...

CIPFA report shows East Hampshire District Council can go it alone

11 Mar 2022
Independent accountancy institution CIPFA has confirmed that East Hampshire District Council would be financially sustainable as a stand-alone council if it goes ahead with a split from Havant Borough Council. The two councils called in CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and...

Planting a tree for the Queen's jubilee!

23 Mar 2022
East Hampshire District Council has joined public organisations up and down the country by planting a tree for the Platinum Jubilee. EHDC Chairman, Cllr Adam Carew, planted a midland hawthorn in Liss as part of a nationwide tribute to the Queen. The National Association of Civic Officers has...

Free energy saving measures for low-income households in Alton

08 Mar 2022
People living in Alton in an energy inefficient home, which is owned or privately rented, and in receipt of benefits or on a low income could qualify for a grant of up to £10,000 worth of energy improvements. The Green Homes Grant funding has been secured by East Hampshire District Council and will...

Street parties for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

04 Mar 2022
East Hampshire District Council is offering its support to residents who wish to organise street parties to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the extended weekend of 2 to 5 June. Information on insurance, food safety, noise and sustainability is available on the website,...