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Revised waste collections for the festive period

During the Christmas and New Year period, revised dates will be in place for waste and recycling collections in the borough. The revised collection dates are: Usual collection date Revised collection date Monday 25 December Wednesday 27 December...

Parking meters – no charge for cards

Visitors paying for parking with their cards will have no surcharge added to their ticket price thanks to recent changes to the council’s meters. From January 13th 2018, a law change will mean the extra charges imposed by credit and debit card...

Prestigious award is presented to Havant Borough Council

Havant Borough Council has been honoured by a national scheme for its commitment to support armed forces personnel. Being presented to The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart at a full council meeting on Wednesday 13th December the bronze...

Winner of Christmas card competition announced

Hundreds of school children entered the Mayor of Havant’s Christmas card competition – and the winner has been announced. The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart, announced that Harriet Bird of Mengham Junior School won the competition. The...

Former Mayor presents funds to local charities

The former Mayor of Havant, Councillor Faith Ponsonby, was delighted to present funds, totalling more than £15,000, to her nominated charities; Off the Record, Sands, St Faith’s Big Build and six other small local charities, today (Tuesday 21...

Driving forward on the consultation highway

Havant Borough Council is asking residents, businesses and commuters their views on traffic and transport access on Hayling Island. A consultation asking opinions on public transport, road traffic, cycling and overall travel on, off and surrounding...

New funding helps older adults in Havant get active

Selected from more than 750 applications, Havant Borough Council is one of only 21 projects nationally to receive funding from Sport England to help older adults get active. The National Lottery funding from Sport England awarded Havant £147,000 to...

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...

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...

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