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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.

Storm Eunice - stay informed, stay safe

18 Feb 2022
Major incident declared Storm Eunice has been declared a major incident by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight emergency services. The Met Office has issued warnings about extremely strong winds with the potential for severe disruption today - Friday 18 January. Gusts of up to 80 miles per hour have...

Final round of grants for businesses affected by coronavirus opens soon

16 Feb 2022
Businesses that saw their income affected by the Omicron variant and Plan B restrictions during December 2021 will be able to apply to East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) for the final round of Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG) from next Saturday (19 February) until midnight on Wednesday 2...

Hidden gem in the Green Loop

16 Feb 2022
A tranquil beauty spot to rest and play is being planned for a quiet corner of Whitehill & Bordon’s Green Loop. An area of woodland in Bordon Inclosure is to be fitted out with seating and attractive landscaping to transform it into a hidden gem. Called Quebec Terrace, and located on the...

EHDC considers a new 'low carbon HQ'

16 Feb 2022
EHDC is considering moving to a new more central location and creating a 'low carbon HQ' as it strives to do everything it can to help tackle climate change. The innovative council is already taking its green commitment to a new level by lobbying government to back its calls for zero-carbon...

EHDC takes pride in flying the flag for LGBT+ History Month

03 Feb 2022
Showing solidarity with LGBT+ communities locally and globally, East Hampshire District Council is flying the flag above the council building Penns Place throughout the month of February to mark LGBT+ History Month. The annual month-long celebration aims to promote equality and diversity whilst...

Three new bridges dedicated at Deadwater Valley

02 Feb 2022
Three new bridges have been installed in the Deadwater Valley Nature Reserve in Whitehill & Bordon as part of the town’s Green Loop network of paths. The new bridges replaced those already in position as part of the work to upgrade footpaths around the town. Managed by East Hampshire...

Woodlands Community Hall - ready to hire

27 Jan 2022
Woodlands Community Hall in Headley Down is calling for new hirers after new decoration and a new direction. Previously used by a local nursery the hall has now opened itself up for wider use as it looks to become a community hub for the surrounding area. The hall, in Heatherlands, was redecorated...

Learn to live well with dementia at the East Hampshire Dementia Festival

24 Jan 2022
People living with dementia or concerned about memory loss in themselves or loved ones can discover a wealth of advice and assistance to enable them to live well with dementia at this year’s East Hampshire Dementia Festival. East Hampshire District Council and Petersfield Dementia Friends are...

Seven cheques for seven charities thanks to Walk for Peace

24 Jan 2022
Seven local charities received cheques worth £1,100 each thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association (AMEA) and East Hampshire District Council. The two organisations joined forces to organise the latest Charity Walk for Peace in September. The money raised was then...

Work begins on pods plan for homeless people

21 Jan 2022
Work is underway to transform a community centre in Whitehill & Bordon into studio flats for local homeless people. Pinewood Village Hall, on Rydal Close, is to be fitted with ten individual 'pods’ to serve as much-needed temporary accommodation. Construction company Velocity RDT started...