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Havant’s Mayor pays tribute to British troops

On Sunday 12 November the Mayor of Havant will take part in the Remembrance Day parade and services.  The parade will gather at the Royal British Legion on Brockhampton Lane in Havant at 10.15am and will be led by The Hampshire and Isle of Wight...

Development Consultation Forum - Forty Acres Farm, Havant

A Development Consultation Forum (DCF) will take place for the land at Forty Acres Farm, Havant Road, Havant. A Development Consultation Forum (DCF) is essentially an opportunity for the prospective developer of a significant development to present...

Fireworks spectacular is set to sparkle

Come along to Stockheath Common, Leigh Park on Sunday 5 November to enjoy this year’s fabulous free fireworks and whopping bonfire. Lighting the fire at 7.30pm will be The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart with the FREE firework display...

Get the festive feeling with our Christmas card competition

The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart is inviting primary school children to get creative and design her official 2017 Christmas card. Children from school years four, five and six are being asked to submit their entries with the theme of...

What a relief for businesses in the borough!

Small businesses in the borough of Havant will receive a discount to their business rates thanks to the introduction of a new scheme. A discretionary business rates relief scheme was announced earlier in the 2017 Budget to help ease the increased...

Development Consultation Forum – Land North of Sinah Lane, Hayling Island

A Development Consultation Forum (DCF) will be held to discuss the proposal from Barratt Homes for a sustainable development of 162 mixed tenure homes at land north of Sinah Lane, Hayling Island. Taking place on Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 6pm in...

Golden Paws

For the first time ever, Havant Borough Council has been awarded an RSPCA Gold Community Animal Welfare Footprint Award for the way in which it handles stray dogs. The award recognises local authorities which have clear procedures in place to ensure...

Current Planning Application for proposed Lidl store on Hayling Island

Planning Application APP/17/00656 - Erection of a discount foodstore with associated parking and landscaping and new vehicular and pedestrian accesses to Manor Road We have received additional information and revised plans for this application. The...

Your journey to employment starts here – with a free bike

Residents of all ages are invited to attend a job fair with a difference on Tuesday 24 October. The free event runs from 10am to 3pm at The Plaza, Civic Centre Way, Havant, PO9 2AX. There is no need to pre-book, simply drop in. Anyone who is looking...

£3.3 million to reduce flood risk to more than 1500 homes on Hayling Island

£3.3 million has been secured by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) to continue beach management along South Hayling Island. The beach management will reduce flood and coastal erosion risk to 1555 homes, 170 commercial properties and...

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