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.

EHDC makes £1 million available for community groups

04 Mar 2022
East Hampshire District Council’s £1 million community fund will be thrown open to applications from community groups from 1 April 2022. Local organisations, clubs and charities can apply for grants from the council’s Supporting Communities Fund to help them pay for one-off projects or continue...

Come forward for Charity Walk for Peace funding

07 Mar 2022
The Charity Walk for Peace (CWFP) is calling for local community groups to work together and raise funds for charities and not-for-profit organisations. The CWFP platform provides a wonderful way for small, local charities to engage with each other and raise valuable funds for projects on the...

Smiles and support at the East Hampshire Dementia Festival

02 Mar 2022
Find out about the services and support available to help people live well with dementia at a special event this April. East Hampshire District Council and Dementia Friendly Petersfield are hosting the second East Hampshire Dementia Festival on Friday 8 April at the Festival Hall in Petersfield...

Boundary Commission for England launches public consultation on proposed constituencies

28 Feb 2022
The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) invites comments during its secondary public consultation on constituency boundaries, which is open now until 4 April 2022. The Commission is undertaking an independent and impartial review of all constituencies in England, to make the number of electors in...

East Hants launches new green corporate strategy

25 Feb 2022
East Hampshire District Council has launched its new corporate strategy and agreed its budget for the next financial year. The council has re-emphasised its dedication to wellbeing and welfare as well as stepping up its game in relation to the green agenda and doing everything it can to tackle...

Waterstones, Rams Walk, Petersfield: statement from EHDC

24 Feb 2022
We're unable, because of commercial reasons, to comment in detail on individual lease negotiations but we can confirm that both the council and the previous owner offered Waterstones a new lease of its existing premises, on market terms over a prolonged period of time. Unfortunately those...

VIP visit for East Hampshire apprentice

18 Feb 2022
East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds met with an apprentice last week to find out how East Hampshire District Council supports young people around into apprenticeships. Damian Hinds visited Cranford Controls, an innovative fire alarm manufacturing company based in Alton, to meet apprentice Ashley...

Final round of grants for businesses affected by coronavirus now open

18 Feb 2022
Businesses that saw their income affected by the Omicron variant and Plan B restrictions during December 2021 can now apply to East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) for the final round of Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG). Applications will close at midnight on Wednesday 2 March. The grants –...

Storm Eunice update - public toilets

18 Feb 2022
Please note, the following toilets won't be open in East Hampshire this weekend: Alton – Lady Place Alton – Draymans Selborne

Storm Eunice - emergency numbers and links

18 Feb 2022
For support during the storm, please use the following emergency numbers and links: Useful numbers In an emergency where there is a risk to life or property, dial 999. In a non-emergency, call 101. For urgent care advice and mental health support, call the NHS on 111. To report a power cut, you can...