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Longest-serving Havant councillor gets standing ovation

Havant’s longest-serving councillor received a standing ovation from all members of Havant Borough Council during last nights Full Council meeting. Gwen Blackett, who was originally elected in the Purbrook ward in 1974 has decided to stand down at...

Youth Conference 2018 inspires students from across the borough

More than 70 students from the borough joined the Mayor, councillors and community groups for Havant Borough Council’s fourth annual Youth Conference. The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart, and Leader of the Council, Councillor Michael...

No change to rubbish and recycling collection days

Residents across Havant Borough will have no change to their rubbish and recycling collection days over the Easter Bank Holiday.  Householders are reminded to have their bins out ready for collection by 7am on their scheduled day for crews to...

New Leadership for Havant Borough Council

Following a meeting of the Conservative Political Group, Councillor Michael Wilson has been selected as the candidate for leader, following his potential re-election in the borough wide local elections being held on Thursday 3rd May 2018. This will...

Kick yourself into shape at Front Lawn Community Hub

A unique opportunity to get into shape whilst playing football is about to kick off with a new program being launch in the borough that asks if you have the "Guts for the Game"   Organised by Hampshire FA in partnership with Havant Borough Council,...

Havant Community Lottery goes live!

Charities and community groups registered with the Havant Community Lottery are set to benefit as tickets go on sale ahead of the first draw on Saturday 7 April. From Tuesday 13 March, supporters can purchase tickets online or over the phone,...

Council to spend more than £1 million on new projects

Havant Borough Council is spending more than £1m on new infrastructure and community projects across the area.   The investment is funded by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), a charge paid by developers based on the size and type of...

Making our councillors the best they can be

Councillors in Havant can expect top-class training as standard after its Councillor Development Programme earns Charter Status for quality. All councillors are signed-up to the officially recognised professional development programme which is...

Council increases council tax ‘with great reluctance’

Havant Borough Council has ‘with great reluctance’ decided to increase its council tax for the first time in nine years – with an increase of 2.99% which is £5.76 per year – less than a month’s membership of Netflix at £5.99.  Councillor Michael...

Havant Borough Council flies the Pride flag

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Michael Cheshire MBE, raised the LGBT Pride flag at the Public Service Plaza on Wednesday. The flag is being flown till Friday to commemorate LGBT History Month and to support Hampshire Pride 2018 taking place...

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