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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.

£200,000 for theatre refurbishment – with new venue on the cards

17 Dec 2019
The show will go on in Whitehill & Bordon after East Hampshire District Council agreed to give The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre £200,000 for refurbishments and explore locations for a new future venue in the town centre. The town’s much-loved theatre, on Station Road, is in need of some...

Council plans game-changing intervention in new town centre

17 Dec 2019
East Hampshire District Council is seizing an opportunity to explore how it can take a proactive role to shape Whitehill & Bordon’s new town centre - to make it a vibrant, energised, lifestyle destination and not just another shopping centre battling the tide of online retail. The council is...

Councillors’ grants brings Christmas to Clanfield

17 Dec 2019
Clanfield has been decked out in seasonal decorations this Christmas thanks in part to grants from a couple of East Hampshire District Councillors. Clanfield Online, a community website run by a group of businesses and organisations, has placed ten Christmas trees around the Clanfield, put up...

Don’t be lonely this Christmas

17 Dec 2019
Whitehill & Bordon children have been spreading the love this Christmas by writing festive cards for hundreds of isolated older people. Christmas can be a difficult time of year for anyone but especially for people on their own. Research shows that 1.7 million older people in England will not...

EHDC donates 250 Christmas gifts to local children

16 Dec 2019
Staff and councillors at East Hampshire District Council have spread a little festive spirit by donating just under 250 Christmas presents to local children. The gifts will be distributed to children who have been chosen by charities, so they have something to open on Christmas morning. Cllr Julie...

Make your sporting hero a winner!

16 Dec 2019
The successful, the dedicated and the determined – they will all be honoured at the East Hampshire Sports Awards 2020. Every year East Hampshire District Council recognises the achievements of coaches, players and administrators with its prestigious ceremony - and is now taking nominations for the...

Hinds holds Hampshire East

13 Dec 2019
Damian Hinds has been elected as the MP for East Hampshire following Thursday’s General Election. The Conservative candidate won 33,446 votes of 57,099 cast. Of an electorate of 76,478 the turnout was 74.7%. In the Meon Valley constituency Conservative candidate Flick Drummond won, receiving 35,271...

Polling stations change – Alton and Binsted

06 Dec 2019
Voters in Alton and Binsted have been sent new polling cards after two polling stations were changed this week. The polling station at St Mary's RC Church Hall, Normandy Street has been moved to Alton Community Centre, Amery Street, Alton GU34 1HN. The polling station at the Jolly Farmer Pub,...

Charities walk away with funding boost

04 Dec 2019
Local charities walked away with £15,000 on Friday after receiving the proceeds of this year’s Charity Walk for Peace. In total 16 charities received money raised through the charity walk, run by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elder Association (AMEA) and East Hampshire District Council (EHDC). The event,...

Children take charge at East Hampshire District Council

02 Dec 2019
Pupils from East Hampshire schools have taken charge at East Hampshire District Council as part of a national scheme where children get the opportunity to gain a valuable insight of the workplace. Around 300 school children were given a tour of the council offices at Penns Place, Petersfield, and...