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Music competition will promote the important messages of mental health

19 Sep 2018
Secondary school classes across East Hampshire are to put forward their best acts for a music talent competition which will be held in February. The event, named Class Acts, will celebrate the incredible musical talent of the youngsters across the district and give them the opportunity to...

New bench takes pride of place in Finchdean

19 Sep 2018
A memorial bench in Finchdean has been replaced thanks in part to a grant from an East Hampshire District Councillor. Residents and visitors have been enjoying their new bench, installed by Rowlands Castle Parish Council, after the previous one was vandalised and demolished in July 2017. The...

Council innovation and investment delivers for East Hampshire business

12 Sep 2018
A district council has shown the value of investment and innovation in stimulating economic growth by creating a new enterprise park from scratch. East Hampshire District Council announced the completion of 20,000 square feet of employment space in Liphook this week. The new development, called...

East Hampshire’s “Celebration of Volunteering” 2018

10 Sep 2018
The volunteers of East Hampshire will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and dedication when the volunteer awards return in November. The East Hampshire Volunteer Awards, organised by Community First and East Hampshire District Council, will not only recognise the time and energy given...

Charities get a little help from East Hampshire’s Business Buddies

06 Sep 2018
Businesses are being encouraged to team up with local charities as part of a new scheme launched by East Hampshire District Council. Called Business Buddies, the scheme partners local firms which want to make a difference in their own community with organisations providing vital services in the...

Whitehill & Bordon striving to be one of the healthiest towns in the country

12 Sep 2018
Two years after Whitehill & Bordon was selected as one of 10 towns across England to try to become the healthiest it can be - we find out what this has meant for the residents of the town. The town is part of a national pilot, by NHS England, called 'Healthy New Towns' and as part of this it'...

EHDC counts the cost of unfilled forms

29 Aug 2018
Households that fail to respond to voter registration forms sent out by East Hampshire District Council cost the taxpayer thousands of pounds in follow ups and reminders. Every September EHDC delivers Household Enquiry Forms to 52,000 homes across the district asking people to check and correct...

Candidates for Alton by-election announced

10 Aug 2018
The candidates standing for election to fill the vacant seat on Alton Town Council have been announced. The by-election for the Amery Ward is due to be held on Thursday 6 September 2018 and the polling station will be Alton Community Centre, on Amery Street, open from 7am to 10pm. The candidates...

High Council Tax collection rates saves residents money

30 Jul 2018
If everyone pays, everyone pays less – that’s the message from East Hampshire District Council after announcing it is in the top 10 per cent nationally for Council Tax collection. EHDC collected 98.8 per cent of Council Tax in 2017/2018, the second highest figure in Hampshire and 30th out of 300...

Healthy New Town continues to grow as community garden is launched

20 Jul 2018
More than 100 residents found their way to the launch of the new ‘pop-up’ community garden last weekend as Whitehill & Bordon continues to blossom into an even healthier town. The 'Healthy Streets' event, organised as part of East Hampshire District Council’s Healthy New Town programme, took...

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