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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.

Everyone welcome on Wellbeing Walks!

30 May 2022
Fresh air and friendly faces is the formula behind a host of organised walks around East Hampshire and Havant. Wellbeing Walks, co-ordinated by East Hampshire District Council and managed by volunteer walk leaders, gives local residents the opportunity to enjoy a regular, easy-going stroll...

EHDC working to support Ukrainian refugees and their hosts

27 May 2022
East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) is working with its partners to provide support to Ukrainian refugees and the families in the district that have generously taken them in. Hampshire County Council (HCC) is leading the local government response to the Ukraine crisis – coordinating home visits...

Whitehill & Bordon gives a warm welcome to the Charity Walk for Peace

24 May 2022
A total of 250 walkers gathered at the Hogmoor Inclosure in Whitehill & Bordon on Saturday to take part in the first Charity Walk for Peace to be held in the town. Run by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elder Association (AMEA), East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) and the Whitehill & Bordon...

Councillor Sally Pond elected Chairman of East Hampshire District Council

20 May 2022
Cllr Sally Pond has been elected to the position of East Hampshire District Council Chairman. The member for Whitehill Chase is the second consecutive councillor from Whitehill & Bordon to take the role, following Cllr Adam Carew, of Whitehill Hogmoor and Greatham. Cllr Pond has served...

Pond life provides the inspiration for children's art competition

20 May 2022
Young artists can dip into their local pond for inspiration ahead of this year’s wildlife art competition run by East Hampshire District Council. Children can submit any piece of art on the subject of pond life as part of the contest, launched by EHDC Cllr Diana Tennyson. The competition,...

People with dementia get a kick out of new walking football sessions

28 Sep 2022
Regular games of walking football have been set up in Petersfield to help people living with dementia. The first match was played at the Taro Leisure Centre on Monday 16 May and more sessions are planned on a fortnightly basis. The next event will take place at 11am on Monday 30 May. The scheme was...

EHDC Chairman's charity event raises almost £1,000 for Ukraine

18 May 2022
EHDC Chairman Cllr Adam Carew raised just under £1,000 for Ukraine at his Chairman’s Charity Fundraiser Night at the Forest Community Centre in Bordon on Saturday 7 May. The event was held in the newly-refurbished Forest Community Centre Great Hall which Councillor Carew and friends had decked...

Paperless parking permits begin to roll out across the district

28 Sep 2022
East Hampshire District Council will be switching to issuing paperless parking permits from Monday 16 May. Residents and businesses applying for a season parking permit online will be issued with an electronic permit at the time of application. This will mean there will be no need to wait for a...

Be a part of Whitehill & Bordon’s first ever Charity Walk for Peace

11 May 2022
Residents who care about their local communities are invited to take part in the first Charity Walk for Peace to take place in Whitehill & Bordon. The fund-raising walk has been held in Petersfield over the last few years but has switched location to the beautiful Hogmoor Inclosure in 2022...

Commitments to plant more than 50,000 trees in East Hampshire

10 May 2022
East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) has secured commitments to plant 50,690 trees as part of its pledge to see 120,000 planted in the district. The total has been reached through commitments from residents, developers and community groups and the trees should have been planted by the end of...