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 

Eligible residents can decide how they want to receive their £150 Energy Rebate

£150 Energy Rebate payments are ready for the 43,000 eligible Havant borough households in bands A to D (and people in band E homes who receive Disabled Persons Relief) and there are a few ways they can receive it. Customers who pay by direct debit...

Barriers to residential development are removed following prompt council analysis

Following extensive analysis, the pause on residential development in the borough has been lifted by Havant Borough Council. Following unexpected changes announced by Natural England in March regarding how nutrient neutrality is measured, the...

Council starts rolling out paperless parking permits

From Monday 16 May Havant Borough Council will be switching to issuing paperless parking permits wherever possible for residents and businesses. Anyone applying for a season permit online will be issued with an electronic permit at the time of...

Council Tax Energy Rebate

£150 Energy Rebate payments are ready for the 43,000 eligible Havant borough households in bands A to D (and people in band E homes who receive Disabled Persons Relief) and there are a few ways they can receive it. Customers who pay by direct debit...

New play area has officially opened in Waterlooville

Excited children attended an opening ceremony of a brand new play area, along with their parents, in Waterlooville. The ribbon cutting ceremony, by the Mayor of Havant, Councillor Rosy Raines, marked the official opening of the much-needed...

Hayling beach wins award once again

Havant Borough Council is delighted to have retained Blue Flag status for another year for its beach known locally as Beachlands Central, Hayling Island. The Blue Flag status recognises beaches for being safe, clean and having an excellent water...

12 live webinars to support businesses in Havant borough

Havant Borough Council (HBC) has partnered with Digital Islands to provide a digital support programme for small businesses across the borough. Businesses can join an online community which will provide one year of free membership to the Havant...

Fancy a cuppa, ice cream or snack?

Havant Borough Council has awarded a number of special trading licenses, allowing small local businesses to operate in the borough to help regenerate and add social value to key areas. Visitors to the area can grab a variety of different food, drink...

Easter bank holiday bin collections stay the same

Bin collections across the Borough of Havant will not change during the Easter bank holiday. Rubbish, recycling and garden waste due to be collected on Friday 15 April (Good Friday) and Monday 18 April (Easter Monday) will continue as usual....

Illegal traders under the spotlight in Havant borough

Illegal traders will need to be on the lookout this weekend as council officers patrol our borough over the Mother's Day weekend. Consent streets are a legal term for streets in which written consent must be obtained from the council to trade. It is...

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