HBC latest news

The latest news section of the website provides an archive of all our press releases. Each item is appropriately time stamped and correct at the time of being published.

If you have an urgent media enquiry, please email publicrelations@havant.gov.uk 

Havant Borough Council recognises the Reserve Forces

Havant Borough Council is to offer additional support to members of the Reserve Forces as part of their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant. Recognising the valuable contribution that members of the Reserve Forces make to the UK Armed Forces,...

Council Leader responds to Water Recycling Project

Councillor Alex Rennie, Leader of Havant Borough Council, has this week given his formal response to the consultation of the Hampshire Transfer and Water Recycling Project being run by Southern Water. Stating in his submitted response, Councillor...

Don't lose your voice - look out for your voter registration details and respond

Thousands of forms are being hand delivered across the borough to ensure the electoral register is up to date. Havant Borough Council will be sending around 56,500 forms to homes and residents are being urged to respond. Every year the Council must...

Good causes can apply for more funds through the Havant Borough Community Lottery

Registered good causes of the Havant Borough Community Lottery can now apply for even more money to support local residents. The twice-yearly grant, generated through ticket sales, has been increased by £500, meaning local causes can receive up to £...

Developer to share proposals for 90 new homes in Palk Road, Bedhampton

Officers, Councillors and community representatives are set to openly discuss proposals to redevelop a site in Palk Road, Bedhampton that could provide 90 new homes. During a Development Consultation Forum (DCF) being held on Tuesday 23 August, in...

Help us make our play areas the best they can be!

Everyone who uses play areas in the borough – young and older – is being asked for their views on how they can be improved. Asking residents their views on two recently refurbished play areas in Emsworth and Waterlooville, Havant Borough Council is...

Council wins planning enforcement appeal

Havant Borough Council has won a breach of planning control appeal in the case of an unauthorised business operating from a domestic property. In the decision by the Secretary of State, planning inspector it was concluded that the enforcement notice...

New recycling banks are nine times larger to allow for more glass

New larger glass recycling banks are being installed across the borough to enhance and encourage glass recycling. Havant Borough Council, with Norse South East (NSE), has agreed to introduce large 10,700 litre enclosed eye-catching skips that are...

Support for struggling families through the Household Support Fund

People who are already receiving Housing Benefit or the housing element of Universal Credit and have applied for a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) but are in exceptional need can apply now for a one-off grant through the Household Support Fund....

Sign up to the Havant Borough Community Lottery bonus prize draw

Sign up to the Havant Borough Community Lottery to support local good causes and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes, but if you enter before Saturday 27 August, you will be in with the chance of winning a £1,000...

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