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Engines at the ready for annual Classic Vehicle Run

On Sunday 9 April classic cars, motorbikes and commercial vehicles, that pre-date 1991, will assemble at Havant Borough Council’s Plaza car park from 8.30 am before heading of on their prestigious Classic Vehicle Run.   In aid of the Mayor of...

Rebuilding a wall and reuniting a community

Work to rebuild a failing wall in Emsworth is set to begin next month. Costing £115,000, the work is due to begin from 10 April.  Contributions of £60,000 from Havant Borough Council and £55,000 from Hampshire County Council (HCC) will see the long...

Youth Conference 2017 is sweeping success

The third annual Youth Conference, held by Havant Borough Council has been hailed a success. More than 70 students from all nine secondary schools in the borough attended the conference which included interactive sessions with Southern Domestic...

No more noise from nuisance neighbour

A Havant resident has been convicted of anti-social behaviour and causing a nuisance through excessive noise. Lisa Horstead, 40 years old, of Athena Avenue, Waterlooville, was handed a three year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) by Portsmouth...

Havant continues to be a Fairtrade borough

Havant has now successfully maintained its status as a Fairtrade borough for another two years, thanks to the continued efforts of the Havant Fairtrade Group. Havant Borough Council (HBC) is committed to using Fairtrade products at its meetings and...

New infrastructure for Havant borough

Havant Borough Council is spending more than £548,000 to help make the borough a better place to live, work and visit. At the recent full council meeting, on 22 February, councillors decided how Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funds would be...

Beach built up to protect 1700 homes on Hayling Island

Work will start on 15th March to protect 1700 homes on Hayling Island from flood and erosion risk. Work at Eastoke, Hayling Island, is expected to take between two to three weeks and will see the beach levels built back up to ensure the correct...

Successful funding bid sees vulnerable individuals supported with more than £190,000

Havant Borough Council (HBC) has supported two local charities in their successful bid for £190,587 of funding. Southern Domestic Abuse Service (SDAS), in partnership with Motiv8 and HBC, applied for the funding from a £20million pot being awarded...

Council tax is frozen for the eighth year

Havant Borough Council (HBC) is freezing council tax for the eighth consecutive year. The council has achieved financial sustainability without significant service reduction, despite the continuing fall in central government grants. HBC has been...

Flying the flag for our LGBT community

For the first time, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) flag will fly outside Havant Borough Council (HBC). February is LGBT History Month and HBC will be celebrating the diversity of their community by flying the flag on Friday 24...

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