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When community groups met the funders

25 Jun 2019
Around 80 charities and community groups have come face-to-face with the funders that can make their plans a reality. Groups received bespoke advice from some of the leading national and local funding bodies at the special event on Monday 24 June. Called Meet the Funders, the day was held by East...

Junior parkrun up and running

19 Jun 2019
A weekly run for Whitehill & Bordon’s youngsters has got off to a flying start. Junior parkrun, held every Sunday morning at Hogmoor Inclosure, set off at the beginning of May and has been an instant hit. An adult version of the run launched in Whitehill & Bordon last year with more than...

Ropley residents vote in Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

07 Jun 2019
Ropley residents will have a say in the future of their village when they are asked to vote on a Neighbourhood Plan in July. The referendum will be held on Thursday 11 July at Ropley Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, SO24 0DU. Voters will be asked if they want the neighbourhood plan, drawn up by local...

A new way to contact your council

07 Jun 2019
Residents will soon be able to contact East Hampshire District Council easier than ever before thanks to an online customer system. The system will allow people to check Council Tax payments, report issues and find out what they need, when they need it. Residents can already set up their own My...

Healthy New Town Partnership wins prestigious Planning Award

07 Jun 2019
The team behind delivering the Healthy New Town programme to Whitehill & Bordon has won a prestigious award for its innovative and excellent partnership work. The project brought together many organisations, authorities and community groups to work together for the first time. On Tuesday night...

Community groups bid for developer contributions

03 Jun 2019
Community groups in East Hampshire can apply to receive developers’ contributions to support their project. Every time a new home is built in the district the developer pays money towards improving the infrastructure of the surrounding area. Around £2 million is currently available across the...

Information the key at the first East Hampshire Dementia Festival

28 May 2019
Hundreds headed to Petersfield last week to take part in the first East Hampshire Dementia Festival. The event, held on Friday 24 May, was an opportunity for people living with dementia or caring for people with the condition to find out what help and support is available to them. Petersfield...

EHDC invests in Petersfield shopping precinct

24 May 2019
East Hampshire District Council has added Petersfield’s prime shopping destination Rams Walk to its property portfolio. The council has acquired the town centre asset for £29.4 million, with the deal rising to £30.9 if certain ongoing targets are met. Built in 1993, Rams Walk contains 21 businesses...

Let’s Talk – EHDC rethinks the way it communicates with the community

24 May 2019
East Hampshire District Council will go out and meet residents on their own patch as part of a new plan to increase engagement with the local community. The council will attend local clubs, visit markets and meet with residents’ associations as it looks to get more feedback from local people. More...

EHDC’s litter enforcement company helps Salisbury clean up green award

20 May 2019
An East Hampshire District Council company that provides litter enforcement services has helped Salisbury win an award for its clean streets. EH Commercial Services Ltd currently provides litter enforcement services to eight local councils around the south, including Salisbury City Council. The...