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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...

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...

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...

Can you help people walk back to health?

Friendly, sociable people who are keen walkers are being invited to come forward as volunteer leaders for local Walking for Health walks in Havant borough. The Walking for Health scheme aims to improve people’s health and well-being through regular...

Householders warned to take care over fly tipping

Residents are being urged to take care over who they pay to dispose of household waste. From black bin bags to van-loads of construction material, Havant Borough Council (HBC) has recorded 961 incidents of fly tipping between January 2016 and...

Borough served with tennis court improvements

Havant Borough Council is working with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Hayling Island Community Centre Association (HICCA) to undertake a tennis court pilot project over the next two years at Hayling Park. Access technology has been installed...

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...

Havant Borough’s Celebration of Volunteering 2017

Community First and the Mayor of Havant announce the launch of the volunteer awards for 2017. These awards recognise the time and energy given by volunteers to organisations across Havant. It will be an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and...

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...

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