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Havant Youth Conference inspires local students

Students from secondary schools across the borough joined the Mayor of Havant, councillors and community groups for Havant Borough Council’s fifth annual Havant Youth Conference. Held at the Plaza on Friday 15 March, the Havant Youth Conference aims...

Plastics purged at the Plaza

Eco-friendly staff at Havant Borough Council are set to go green by cutting out their single-use plastics. Council staff have signed up to the Ecobricks scheme, meaning they will be collecting their waste bags, wrappers, packets and lids to be made...

Council meets local businesses to discuss the future of the borough

Another step forward for the regeneration of Havant was taken when Havant Borough Council and Havant and South Downs College hosted more than 25 local businesses at the first Havant Business Partnership event. The aim of the event was to create...

Work begins to repair West Beach, Hayling Island

The erosion at West Beach, South Hayling, is a result of the recent strong winds and heavy rain and has resulted in steep ‘cliffing’ along the back of the beach. A very steep drop of up to 2metres can now be seen, therefore as a precaution,...

Mayor unveils plaque celebrating Waterlooville pioneer Beatrice Shilling OBE

Local inventor, engineer and racing driver, Beatrice Shilling OBE, will be commemorated with a special plaque at Waterlooville Library. The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Peter Wade, will unveil the plaque at 10am on Friday 8 March – which is both...

Residents build skills for construction career

Borough residents have been busy learning new skills to help them secure a job in the construction industry thanks to a specialist scheme. The scheme is funded by Havant Borough Council – using developer contributions collected from the...

Council Tax increase shows commitment to borough regeneration

Havant Borough Council’s budget for the next 12 months will boost regeneration and the local economy, councillors heard last night. A meeting of the full council approved a budget for 2019/20 financial year, which sets out a council tax rise of just...

Early bird discount for garden waste service ends soon

Havant Borough Council is reminding residents to sign-up for its garden waste collection service before the end of the month to take advantage of the early bird discount offer. Residents can sign up here or by calling 023 9244 6023 by midnight on 28...

Celebrating a decade of Fairtrade

The Mayor of Havant is hosting a special event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Havant being a Fairtrade borough. The Mayor’s Coffee Morning is being held at the Plaza from 10.30am on Tuesday 26 February. The event is a chance to grab a slice of...

Becoming a dementia friendly borough

A new initiative which aims to make Havant communities more dementia friendly is being launched at a special event this week. Dementia Friendly Havant is hosting its first event at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, from 10am on Wednesday...

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