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 

The borough of Havant pays its respects

Following the sad passing of Her Majesty the Queen, Havant Borough Council has been ensuring the public can readily leave their condolences whilst preparing for local Proclamation Day events which will be taking place this Sunday (11 September) in...

Council launches Food Voucher Scheme for vulnerable households and pensioners

Havant Borough Council has launched its Food Voucher Scheme for vulnerable households and pensioners in the borough, as part of the extended Household Support Fund. The food vouchers are a one-off voucher that can be used in supermarkets to help...

Water Quality testing begins off Hayling Island

Southern Water has launched a real-time water quality testing buoy off Hayling Island. Water quality is an important public issue, with stakeholders calling for Southern Water to take a leading role to ensure the public are informed about water...

More time to help us make our play areas the best they can be!

The consultation on play areas in the borough has been extended until Friday 9 September. This will allow more people the opportunity to partake in the survey asking for resident’s feedback and views to help shape the future of two play areas in the...

Bank holiday bin collections

Bin collections across the Borough of Havant will not change during the August bank holiday. All rubbish, recycling and garden waste due to be collected on Monday 29 August will continue as usual. Householders are reminded to have their bins out...

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...

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