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.

Businesses forced to close under national coronavirus restrictions should claim a grant now

12 Nov 2020
Businesses that have been forced to close as part of the current national restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus can now claim a grant through East Hampshire District Council. Eligible businesses must have been open as usual, providing in-person services to customers from their business...

Let’s stick together and stick to the rules, that’s the way to beat the virus

05 Nov 2020
On Saturday the Prime Minister moved the country into lockdown for a second time in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus. A move that will make a difficult year worse for so many of our local businesses. Non-essential retail is being shut down, just as they were preparing for their pivotal...

EHDC reassures residents and local businesses that it is here to help

04 Nov 2020
Following the new coronavirus restrictions announced by central government at the weekend East Hampshire District Council is doing everything it can to support residents and businesses. We are currently waiting for central government confirmation about the support package which will be available to...

£400 penalty for Rowlands Castle fly-tip

03 Nov 2020
An investigation into a fly-tip in Rowlands Castle has led to a £400 penalty charge being paid. The tip containing garden waste and household rubbish was found in Woodhouse Lane, an unlit rural road, on 8 October. East Hampshire District Council’s investigation led Environmental Enforcement...

EHDC welcomes new Climate Champion

30 Oct 2020
East Hampshire District Council has welcomed Cllr Elaine Woodard as its Climate Champion. She will act as an ‘ambassador’ for the environment as the council pursues the goals it has set out in its Climate and Environment Strategy. Cllr Woodard’s role is to inspire positive change for the climate...

EHDC help for struggling families

27 Oct 2020
Families struggling for essential supplies during the coronavirus pandemic can still look to East Hampshire District Council for support. The council has been working with neighbouring authorities, community groups and foodbanks throughout the crisis to make sure everyone has the support they need...

Re-wilding Whitehill & Bordon’s green spaces

14 Oct 2020
Open spaces in Whitehill & Bordon are being sown with wildflowers to make them homes for pollinating insects. This project aims to improve green spaces within the town so that plants and wildlife can thrive. Information signs, describing the wild flora and insects that can be found in the town...

EHDC awards more than £300,000 in grants for community groups

06 Oct 2020
East Hampshire District Council is supporting the community as it comes back from the coronavirus pandemic by giving more than £300,000 to local community groups. In 2019 the council set aside £1 million over a three-year period to support local charities and organisations with grants of up to £30,...

Looking for a new job? Log on to the online job fair

05 Oct 2020
Job hunters will be able to look for their next employment opportunity online with a virtual job fair on Wednesday 7 October. The event will be organised by Job Centre Plus, Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council and will see local businesses post a range of vacancies to attract...

Partnership project hands out 480 hot meals to families in Whitehill & Bordon this summer

25 Sep 2020
East Hampshire District Council’s children’s play service, Playing Around, brought fun and food to families in Whitehill & Bordon this summer with an ambitious partnership project. It teamed up with Radian, Café 1759, the Whitehill & Bordon Community Trust and Energise Me to deliver recipes...