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.

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Ukrainian family drop-in session

A family drop-in session for Ukrainian refugees and hosts living in the Borough of Havant will be taking place to offer support. This local initiative will provide an opportunity for Ukrainian families who have recently arrived in the borough to...

Win a WHEELIE great prize when you play the Havant Borough Community Lottery!

Sign up and support a good cause today and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes of up to £25,000, but if you enter before Saturday 29 October, you will be in with the chance of winning a £1,000 Bike Voucher, all for...

Borough-wide public exhibitions start in Hayling for the Local Plan

The first in a series of public exhibitions on the borough's new Local Plan will be held on Tuesday 11 October at the South Hayling United Reformed Church. Running between 3pm and 7pm, the exhibition provides the opportunity to input into an...

Building a Better Future consultation now live

A consultation on the future of development within the borough of Havant is now live, and the council is eager to hear the views of residents, businesses and community groups on their approach. The Local Plan is an important strategy required by law...

New Legal Services Partnership agreed between Havant Borough Council and Southampton City Council

Following a formal decision of Cabinet on 7 September, Havant Borough Council are pleased to confirm its intention to join the Southampton and Fareham Legal Services Partnership from 1 January 2023. The Partnership was originally set up in 2011 and...

Council supports more organisations through new discretionary rate relief scheme

More local organisations in the borough are set to receive extra financial support as Havant Borough Council launch its new discretionary Rate Relief Scheme. The revised scheme will see more than £169k of discretionary, alongside £2.4m of mandatory...

Building a better future starts now

At a Full Council meeting held on Wednesday 21 September, councillors approved the consultation on a new Local Plan for the borough. The Local Plan is an important strategy required by law that will help decide, manage and shape development in the...

Public Service Plaza closure for the State Funeral

On Monday 19 September - the day of the State Funeral - the Public Service Plaza will be closed as a mark of respect for the late monarch. The Public Service Plaza will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 20 September. Tuesday marks the last day that residents...

Candlelit vigil on Sunday for Her Majesty the Queen

An outdoor candlelit vigil is being held in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday (18 September) outside St Faith’s Church as part of the National Moment of Reflection, with residents welcome to attend. Starting at 7.50pm under the...

Bank Holiday bin collections

With the Bank Holiday recently announced for Monday 19 September, bin collection dates for that week only will change for residents. No collections will be made on Monday 19 September, with all collections that week being moved forward one day.  ...

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