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Watch out, there's maggots about... advice on how to deal with them

Flies want to lay their eggs directly on food waste, the presence of maggots indicate they have had access to your food waste before or after your bin was placed outside. Here are some measures that you can take to reduce potential problems: All...

Make a splash this weekend!

Come along to Watermania this Saturday to try out a watersport for only £5! Watermania, which is being run by Hayling Island Watersports and supported by Havant Borough Council, is a chance to try paddleboarding, sit-on-top kayaking or rowing for...

It’s time to “Get up and Go” in Havant

A fun and social outdoor activity is about to set sail for residents aged over 55 who live in the borough of Havant. The new scheme, Get up and Go, begins this Saturday, 28 July, with a FREE coastal rowing open day. With no need to book, residents...

Government announce funding to speed up housing delivery in Havant

Press release from Homes England  Homes England using innovation and competition to speed up housing delivery in Havant Homes England are helping local authorities to speed up housing delivery through a new £450 million Accelerated Construction...

Bins will be collected earlier until weather cools down

From tomorrow, Tuesday 24th July, there will be a slight change in the time schedule for bins to be collected across the borough. Norse South East, who collect rubbish and recycling on behalf of Havant Borough Council, will be starting collections...

Raising a flag to support healthy relationships

Mayor of Havant, Councillor Peter Wade, has raised a flag this week in support of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission’s campaign to help young people recognise the signs of unhealthy relationships. The #RaiseaFlag flag was flown from...

All aboard the new play area at Hayling Park!

The play area in Hayling Park will be officially reopened on Saturday 14 July at 11am following its recent refurbishment. The play area has been transformed into a pirate paradise with 13 new play items installed including a pirate’s lair climbing...

UPDATE: Statement on the use of bouncy castles and inflatables at events taking place on Havant Borough Council owned land

In light of information published today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on last week's tragic events in Norfolk, we have revised the scope of our ban on the use of bouncy castles and inflatables at events taking place on Havant Borough...

Victim Care now accessible from Havant’s Public Service Plaza

The Victim Care service has moved into Havant Borough Council’s Public Service Plaza, to provide victims of crime with more choice about how they can access support. The Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, is a well-located venue for people who need...

Statement on the use of bouncy castles and inflatables at events taking place on Havant Borough Council owned land

Havant Borough Council ordinarily permits the use of bouncy castles/inflatables on its land for events, provided that the event organiser provides evidence of a full and adequate risk assessment and adequate Public Liability Indemnity insurance. The...

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