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 

Seven lucky winners

Havant Borough Community Lottery has announced a winner of £250 in this week’s draw, along with six other cash prizes being won. The lucky £250 winner, from Waterlooville, who supports Havant Youth Sail Training Scheme (HYSTS), matched just four...

Havant marks Srebrenica Memorial Week

The Mayor of Havant today marked the start of Srebrenica Memorial Week for 2022.  This year marks the 27th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, in which over 8,000 Muslim men and boys were murdered in the worst atrocity on European soil since the...

Parking at the seafront just got cheaper

If you enjoy walking at dawn or exercising your dog at dusk why not apply for the new wellbeing parking permit for Hayling seafront, that can be used seven days a week – including bank holidays. The wellbeing permit is available to use in all six of...

Take a walk on the wild side of Emsworth

A new wild meadow has been created in Emsworth to help increase biodiversity in the area. Designed by Havant Borough Council and supported by Section 106 funding and developer contributions, the area is set to take shape, mature and become a Site of...

And the results are in...

The first results from Census 2021 have been announced today - Tuesday 28 June 2022. These results give a glimpse of how our local population has changed across the Borough of Havant in the past decade. The population of Havant borough has increased...

Radical refurbishment begins at Skatepark

Hayling Island skatepark is set to undergo a major refurbishment, with work starting on Monday 27 June. Funds for the project have been successfully secured through partnership working between Havant Borough Council and community user group The...

A cash boost from the Havant Lottery for local projects!

Local good causes have been awarded £5,550 through Havant Borough Council’s Community Lottery. Funds are raised through the sale of tickets for the council’s weekly online lottery draw. The money will help groups fund community projects and...

Residents invited to mark 40th anniversary of Falklands conflict

A service to mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War is being held in Havant borough. A parade will march through Havant Town Centre before wreaths are laid as part of the service to commemorate the liberation of the Island by British forces...

Flying the flag for our Armed Forces

Havant Borough Council will be honouring the men and women that serve our nation at home and overseas by raising the Armed Forces Day Flag. In a ceremony on Monday 20 June the specially-designed flag will be hoisted over the Public Service Plaza,...

Energy rebate deadline fast approaching

The deadline for Havant borough households in council tax band A to D homes to apply for the £150 Energy Rebate is fast approaching. Eligible residents have until Monday (13 June) to apply. Havant Borough Council has received almost 12,000...

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