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Work begins on new Whitehill & Bordon Leisure Centre

28 Dec 2018
Residents of Whitehill & Bordon will soon be staying fit and healthy in the town’s brand new £10 million leisure centre. Work on the new leisure centre begins in January and the moment was marked with a celebratory event on site. East Hampshire District Council, Everyone Active, construction...

New Interim Chief Executive approved by Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council

21 Dec 2018
An interim chief executive has been appointed to take the reins of East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council. Gill Kneller, previously an Executive Director for both councils, has stepped into the role for six months from January 2019 after her appointment was approved by both...

Tributes paid to former EHDC chairman

19 Dec 2018
East Hampshire District Council paid tribute to its former chairman Maurice Johnson. Cllr Johnson, MBE, joined the council in 1987 to represent Medstead, at a time when he was the personnel director of an international firm of consulting engineers. He held a number of offices within the council,...

New homes and village hall for Stroud

19 Dec 2018
Much needed affordable homes and a new village hall have been given the go-ahead for the East Hampshire village of Stroud. The outcome of a detailed Housing Needs Survey, financed by East Hampshire District Council, has identified a real need for affordable houses in Stroud. EHDC member for the...

EHDC spreading the Christmas cheer

17 Dec 2018
Children from across the district are in for a treat on Christmas Day thanks to East Hampshire District Council staff and councillors. More than 200 Christmas presents have been bought, wrapped and delivered to children who were put forward by local schools and charities. Cllr Julie Butler, EHDC’s...

New stage hits the right note with Froxfield Choir

11 Dec 2018
Froxfield Choir and other local community groups in the village have been given a boost with the purchase of a brand new stage thanks to a grant from East Hampshire District Council. The grant of £634, approved by ward councillor Nick Drew, covered around a third of the total cost of the stage and...

Local Plan will reflect Government drive for more homes

10 Dec 2018
East Hampshire District Council is preparing to consult on a plan that will seek to create vibrant communities with the right blend of jobs, infrastructure and environmental protection. The council’s new Local Plan will map out the future development of the area outside of the South Downs National...

Littering lands Havant man in court

07 Dec 2018
A Havant man who was caught dropping a cigarette butt in a Liss lay-by was ordered to pay more than £400 in fines and legal costs by magistrates. Mark Newman, of Kingsclere Avenue, was witnessed dropping the cigarette butt on 8 June by two enforcement officers as they drove along the A3 near Liss....

Town’s new facilities take a step forward

30 Nov 2018
Some of Alton’s biggest clubs and community groups gathered at the Assembly Rooms to discuss proposals for new community facilities in the town. Around 50 organisations met with East Hampshire District Council and Alton Town Council on Wednesday 28 November to have their say on what would work best...

Raising a glass to Horndean’s brewing mural

30 Nov 2018
A stunning mural has been unveiled on one of Horndean’s most iconic buildings. The artwork has been installed on the Old Brewery apartment block, next to the Gales Brewery Tower, in London Rd, as a permanent celebration of the village’s brewing history. At over five square metres the mural depicts...

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