07 Jul 2020
Work on the regeneration of Whitehill & Bordon has been forging ahead despite the lockdown.
The town is undergoing a £1 billion regeneration, transforming it from a garrison to a green, healthy and connected town.
While much of the country has been shut down to prevent the spread of coronavirus...
02 Jul 2020
East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) has taken unprecedented steps to ensure that more businesses with less than 50 staff can qualify for coronavirus-related grants.
There were 162 applications to the first round of grants from EHDC’s Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund. Grants to a total...
01 Jul 2020
A column by Cllr Richard Millard
As a country our focus now has expanded from the immediate response of saving lives to restoring livelihoods and restarting our economy.
Once again, councils have a critical role in this and we are working in partnership with others to re-open our High Streets,...
24 Jun 2020
An award-winning Whitehill & Bordon partnership more used to encouraging healthy living among residents has widened its work to provide support for people affected by the coronavirus crisis.
The Whitehill & Bordon Healthy New Town Partnership normally works to improve wellbeing and reduce...
12 Jun 2020
On Monday (15 June) many high street shops selling non-essential items will reopen their doors for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began and East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) is ready to help shoppers and businesses.
The council has enlisted friendly high street helpers to visit...
04 Jun 2020
The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre in Whitehill & Bordon will record people’s experiences during the coronavirus outbreak as part of an exciting new arts project.
The 35 from GU35 is a digital project which will select 35 people living in the GU35 postcode to record their coronavirus...
02 Jun 2020
Throughout the coronavirus outbreak a huge effort has been made by councils, community groups and volunteers to make sure no-one is left without the supplies they need.
East Hampshire District Council trying to make sure no-one is missing out on the available help.
If you know someone that might...
02 Jun 2020
The winners of the East Hampshire District Council tree wildlife art competition have been announced!
There were over 70 entries, all showing the important relationship between trees and wildlife, so thank you to every single person who sent in a drawing, painting or any other artistic...
28 May 2020
We take mental health very seriously at East Hampshire District Council, both for our staff and councillors and for the residents we serve.
Last week was Mental Health awareness week, a national movement aimed at encouraging people to speak up if they are struggling to cope.
Of course, this issue...
27 May 2020
The Dementia Festival that was due to take place in Petersfield this month will be postponed to May 2021.
It was originally going to be postponed until September, but due to the nature of the event and with the wellbeing of residents and attendees being the top priority, it was decided that the...