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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...

Small Business Saturday is back – and better

Saturday 2 December is Small Business Saturday; a national campaign to encourage people to support their local small and independent businesses on what is traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. Havant Borough Council is proud to...

Remember, remember the fifth of November, as free display is set to return

Havant Borough Council will once again be holding its annual Bonfire and Firework display at Stockheath Common in Leigh Park, Havant on Sunday 5th November. The family event for all ages will begin when the Mayor of Havant lights the bonfire at 7....

New digital services coming soon for Havant's revenues and benefits customers

We’re making some improvements to your Council Tax and Benefits service. These improvements will allow you to set up your own online account so you can see your Council Tax and Benefit details at a time that suits you. You will be able to: View your...

Biggest pitch gets visit from MP

The biggest artificial grass pitch in the borough opens this week to key partner football clubs – at Front Lawn Sports Hub – along with a visit from a local MP. The £1.5m project at Front Lawn Recreation Ground, Leigh Park, Havant will provide...

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