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 

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...

Oyez Oyez Oyez, the borough cries out to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee by lighting a beacon

On Thursday 2 June the Borough of Havant will begin the celebrations along with other regions of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Deputy Mayor and now newly appointed Town Crier for...

No change to rubbish and recycling services during the Queen's Platinum Jubilee bank holiday

There will be no change to bin collections during the Jubilee bank holidays on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June. Crews from Norse South East will continue to collect rubbish and recycling on households' scheduled days of service even if your collection...

Celebrating the Jubilee around the borough

Residents living in the borough are preparing for a right royal knees up to mark the Platinum Jubilee. A total of 41 streets will be closed to traffic for street parties at some point over the extended Bank Holiday weekend which runs from Thursday 2...

Cllr Patrick takes back the reins for second Mayoral term

Enthusiastic to serve the borough again, Councillor Diana Patrick, has been sworn in as Mayor of Havant for the second time. Councillor Patrick served as Mayor for her first term in 2019-20, which took quite a different direction due to the global...

HBC working to support Ukrainian refugees and their hosts

Havant Borough Council (HBC) is working with its partners to provide support to Ukrainian refugees and the families in the borough that have generously taken them in. Hampshire County Council (HCC) is leading the local government response to the...

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