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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...

What matters to the community, matters to us

More than £13,700 has been spent on community projects by councillors at Havant Borough Council (HBC). The Community Grant Scheme has benefitted 32 voluntary and not-for-profit organisations with funding since being set up in October. Among those...

Councillor assigned new infrastructure role for borough

To ensure key infrastructure is delivered alongside new homes Havant Borough Council (HBC) has established a councillor role dedicated to this task. Councillor Tim Pike is now the Cabinet Lead for Strategic Innovation, Infrastructure and Projects...

Residents invited to a master planning design workshop for development proposals between Warblington, Denvilles & Emsworth

Havant Borough Council is eager for local residents to contribute towards master planning for development proposals for land between Warblington, Denvilles and Emsworth. An online questionnaire - available now - and a series of design workshops in...

Re-signing of the Havant Community Covenant

An event to celebrate the updating and re-signing of Havant’s Community Covenant is to be held next week. The Community Covenant ensures the Armed Forces are duly recognised and they are not unjustly disadvantaged when readjusting and living within...

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