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Festival set to go with a splash

Residents in the borough are being invited to try something new at this month's Waterfest. The new style festival will be celebrating all types of watersports whilst offering pre-booked taster sessions for stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking,...

Funds for infrastructure

Havant Borough Council has over £1.75m to spend on infrastructure to help make the borough a better place to live, work and visit (including £200K for neighbourhood projects). These funds are from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) which is a...

Statement from Havant Borough Council in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Cllr Leah Turner, Cabinet Lead for Communities and Housing at Havant Borough Council, said: “We at Havant Borough Council would like to reassure our residents that although the multi-storey flats within the borough are owned by others, we have been...

Get Wimbledon ready at local open day

Wimbledon is fast approaching so the new and improved Hayling Island tennis courts are having an open day. The day will include free coaching sessions from Ace Tennis Academy, a chance to hear about what is on offer at the courts and to enter a free...

Don’t let the dogs out in church grounds

New Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) order has replaced byelaws in the borough. The PSPO sets out guidelines which require dog-owners to clean-up after their pets in public spaces and allows HBC’s enforcement officers to issue a higher fine to...

Conservatives keep the seat in #GE2017

The results for last night’s General Election 2017 are as follows: Havant Borough constituency Ann Buckley (Independent) received 984 (2.12%) votes Tim Dawes (Green) received 1,122 (2.42%) votes Graham W Giles (Labour) received 11,720 (25.31%) votes...

Hayling beach wins Blue Flag honour for 26th year

Hayling Island has now flown the prestigious Blue Flag for more than a quarter of a century – 26 consecutive years! The Blue Flag is an international award which recognises clean and safe stretches of coastline that promote environmental education...

Emsworth wall taking shape

Earth moved, foundations laid and now the wall really begins to take shape. The retaining wall in North Street, Emsworth, has now been completed ahead of schedule and the road will be reopened at 1pm today (Thursday 11 May). This week the site...

Development Consultation Forum

A consultation forum will be held at 6pm on Wednesday 24 May to discuss a site at Wellington Way, Waterlooville. The consultation, being held at the Public Service Plaza, Havant Borough Council, will discuss the proposal for demolition of existing...

Welcome cash boost for Leigh Park

Havant Borough Council has received £340,000 of funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to demonstrate the feasibility of a Health and Wellbeing Hub in Leigh Park.   Awarded from the £32 million Estate Regeneration...

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