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Get your recycling right – wrapping is rubbish

Residents are being asked to ensure they place the correct items into their recycling bin over the festive period. Items such as gift wrapping paper, polystyrene and plastic packaging are not permitted in recycling bins, and must be disposed of in...

Parking meters – no charge for cards

Visitors paying for parking with their cards will have no surcharge added to their ticket price thanks to recent changes to the council’s meters. From January 13th 2018, a law change will mean the extra charges imposed by credit and debit card...

Prestigious award is presented to Havant Borough Council

Havant Borough Council has been honoured by a national scheme for its commitment to support armed forces personnel. Being presented to The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart at a full council meeting on Wednesday 13th December the bronze...

Havant Councillors back new business development on Hayling Island

Havant Borough Council’s Development Management Committee has granted planning permission for a new Lidl food store to be built on Manor Road, Hayling Island. A unanimous vote approved the application for the store, which will feature 1340 square...

Winner of Christmas card competition announced

Hundreds of school children entered the Mayor of Havant’s Christmas card competition – and the winner has been announced. The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart, announced that Harriet Bird of Mengham Junior School won the competition. The...

AdiZone outdoor gym just got fitter!

Havant Borough Council in partnership with The Great Outdoor Gym Company has recently refurbished the AdiZone outdoor gym at Eastoke, Hayling Island. The outdoor gym, initially established to celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, has undergone much...

Former Mayor presents funds to local charities

The former Mayor of Havant, Councillor Faith Ponsonby, was delighted to present funds, totalling more than £15,000, to her nominated charities; Off the Record, Sands, St Faith’s Big Build and six other small local charities, today (Tuesday 21...

Driving forward on the consultation highway

Havant Borough Council is asking residents, businesses and commuters their views on traffic and transport access on Hayling Island. A consultation asking opinions on public transport, road traffic, cycling and overall travel on, off and surrounding...

New funding helps older adults in Havant get active

Selected from more than 750 applications, Havant Borough Council is one of only 21 projects nationally to receive funding from Sport England to help older adults get active. The National Lottery funding from Sport England awarded Havant £147,000 to...

Junior Citizen event teaches children how to stay safe

Havant Borough Council’s Junior Citizen event is back from today, Monday 13, until Friday 24 November, and is now in its 28th year! The two week-long event, which will be attended by more than 1,000 school children from local primary schools, is...

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