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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...

General alert - blue-green algae detected

Following tests by the Environment Agency on behalf of Havant Borough Council a bloom of blue green algae has been detected. Cyanobacteria - commonly known as blue-green algae – can be found in freshwater lakes, streams and ponds. They can produce...

Re-enforcing a cleaner borough

In the continued zero tolerance approach on littering, Havant Borough Council can now confirm a new contract has been agreed to ensure the area’s streets are clean. Litter and dog fouling enforcement functions within the borough will now be enforced...

Funding what matters to you

Could your community project benefit from up to £1,000 to help it achieve its goal? The community grant scheme, which launched last year as a pilot, has now been confirmed as an on-going fixture owing to its success in helping more than 70 local...

Looking for a reason to get together this summer?

Havant Borough Council (HBC) is supporting The Big Lunch and The Great Get Together this June. These national events are encouraging neighbours and communities to come together to celebrate and connect with each other for a celebration on 17-18 June...

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