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If Liphook’s character is special to you, now is your chance to get involved!

08 Aug 2019
A public consultation run by East Hampshire District Council will give you the chance to show how important Liphook’s character and unique quality is to you. EHDC is renewing its Character and Appraisal Management Plan, a document that outlines the importance of Liphook and offers guidance on how...

Speeding reduced in Steep thanks to district council grant

06 Aug 2019
An EHDC grant of £230 from Cllr Nick Drew has been used to help reduce speeding in Steep. The grant was used to pay for an automatic traffic count survey to record traffic speed and volume at different locations within the parish. This has provided data to confirm the problem areas so Steep Parish...

EHDC one of first councils to enable development without raising potentially damaging nutrient levels

31 Jul 2019
East Hampshire District Council is one of the first councils in the country to find a way of enabling much-needed new homes to be built - without increasing potentially damaging nutrient levels in the sea. New case law introduced this year prevents development from taking place unless developers...

Consultation to open on Large Development Sites for Local Plan

23 Jul 2019
Some of the largest potential development sites in East Hampshire will be the subject of a special consultation in the autumn. The consultation, to be held from 3 September – 15 October, will focus on ten large sites, of which two will be included in the Local Plan. Run by East Hampshire District...

EHDC declares climate emergency

23 Jul 2019
East Hampshire District Council has officially declared a climate emergency and announced how it will continue to take urgent, positive and deliverable steps to reduce its impact on the environment. Councillors pledged to work across political parties to achieve a list of ‘ambitious and achievable...

Whitehill & Bordon charity launches new awards for accessible services

19 Jul 2019
Organisations in Whitehill & Bordon that have gone above and beyond to make their services accessible to people with disabilities could be up for a brand new award. The Champion Awards celebrate businesses and charities that have gone the extra mile to make themselves disability-friendly....

Gill Kneller appointed permanent Chief Executive

19 Jul 2019
East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council have approved the permanent appointment of Gill Kneller as their shared Chief Executive. Gill was made interim Chief Executive in January 2019 following the departure of her predecessor Sandy Hopkins. Both councils agreed to appoint her to...

Pupils experiment with science and technology

17 Jul 2019
Whitehill & Bordon’s young scientists and engineers showed how they might build a city of the future in a special event at Mill Chase Academy. Pupils from local school met TV science presenter Dallas Campbell as well as showing off their own skills with a series of tricky tech tasks. Local...

Take the lead on responsible dog control

17 Jul 2019
A consultation on how to ensure responsible dog control in East Hampshire’s open spaces is set to begin. East Hampshire District Council is proposing to implement a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to replace existing outdated local dog byelaws. The public consultation will run for a period of...

Volunteer 2DAY!

08 Jul 2019
Residents and businesses of East Hampshire have an opportunity to sign-up and help out at one of the many local charities, groups or voluntary organisations, which give so much to the district. A special market-style drop-in event called ‘Volunteer 2DAY!’ is planned for Tuesday 16 July from 12-2pm...

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