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Residents are invited to comment on the next stage of the draft Local Plan 2036

A major consultation seeking views on proposed sites for future school, employment, community and housing is underway. This consultation is part of the council’s ongoing discussions with residents on the Havant Borough Local Plan. Havant Borough...

Hailed to be the borough’s flagship recreation ground, Front Lawn will be officially open

Hailed to be the borough’s flagship recreation ground, Front Lawn will be officially opened on Saturday 20 January at 10am. Front Lawn Recreation Ground at Sombourne Drive, Leigh Park has recently undergone a £1.6m facelift to provide improved...

Local business donates £5,000 to Mayor’s charities

The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart, is delighted to have received a £5,000 donation to her charities. The generous donation was made by construction firm D & K Contracting Services Limited, a Romsey based contractor that has built...

Bidbury Mead Pavilion has been refurbished

Havant Borough Council has refurbished the historic Bidbury Mead Pavilion. The refurbishment was grant funded by Hampshire County Council, with work completed by contractors Createability Limited. The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart, was...

Christmas and New Year opening hours

During the festive season the Public Service Plaza will be open throughout Christmas and New Year, except for Bank Holidays.   The opening hours for residents who use services based in the building, including Havant Borough Council and Hampshire...

Proposed development in Emsworth to be discussed

A Development Consultation Forum (DCF) will be held in the Council Chamber at 6pm on Tuesday 16th January 2018. The DCF will consider the proposed development of approximately 1.48 hectares of land off Westwood Close, Emsworth for 49 dwellings. A...

Mayor's Christmas message

A Christmas message from the Mayor of Havant Borough Council, Elaine Shimbart On behalf of Havant Borough Council, I wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas and a prosperous new year. Christmas offers us a chance to reflect back on 2017 and also...

Another opportunity to have your say on how your area changes

Havant Borough Council’s Cabinet has approved consultation on the Draft Havant Borough Local Plan 2036. This consultation will take place from 8th January 2018 to 16th February 2018. During the consultation period, content regarding the draft Local...

Driving presents home for Christmas

Staff and councillors from Havant Borough Council donated 70 presents to children supported by Southern Domestic Abuse Service (SDAS). At the start of December Havant Borough Council launched its fourth annual present drive. A Christmas tree was...

Revised waste collections for the festive period

During the Christmas and New Year period, revised dates will be in place for waste and recycling collections in the borough. The revised collection dates are: Usual collection date Revised collection date Monday 25 December Wednesday 27 December...

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