HBC latest news

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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.

Help us make our play areas the best they can be!

Everyone who uses play areas in the borough – young and older – is being asked for their views on how they can be improved. Asking residents their views on two recently refurbished play areas in Emsworth and Waterlooville, Havant Borough Council is...

Council wins planning enforcement appeal

Havant Borough Council has won a breach of planning control appeal in the case of an unauthorised business operating from a domestic property. In the decision by the Secretary of State, planning inspector it was concluded that the enforcement notice...

New recycling banks are nine times larger to allow for more glass

New larger glass recycling banks are being installed across the borough to enhance and encourage glass recycling. Havant Borough Council, with Norse South East (NSE), has agreed to introduce large 10,700 litre enclosed eye-catching skips that are...

Support for struggling families through the Household Support Fund

People who are already receiving Housing Benefit or the housing element of Universal Credit and have applied for a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) but are in exceptional need can apply now for a one-off grant through the Household Support Fund....

Sign up to the Havant Borough Community Lottery bonus prize draw

Sign up to the Havant Borough Community Lottery to support local good causes and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes, but if you enter before Saturday 27 August, you will be in with the chance of winning a £1,000...

Seven lucky winners

Havant Borough Community Lottery has announced a winner of £250 in this week’s draw, along with six other cash prizes being won. The lucky £250 winner, from Waterlooville, who supports Havant Youth Sail Training Scheme (HYSTS), matched just four...

Havant marks Srebrenica Memorial Week

The Mayor of Havant today marked the start of Srebrenica Memorial Week for 2022.  This year marks the 27th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, in which over 8,000 Muslim men and boys were murdered in the worst atrocity on European soil since the...

Parking at the seafront just got cheaper

If you enjoy walking at dawn or exercising your dog at dusk why not apply for the new wellbeing parking permit for Hayling seafront, that can be used seven days a week – including bank holidays. The wellbeing permit is available to use in all six of...

Take a walk on the wild side of Emsworth

A new wild meadow has been created in Emsworth to help increase biodiversity in the area. Designed by Havant Borough Council and supported by Section 106 funding and developer contributions, the area is set to take shape, mature and become a Site of...

And the results are in...

The first results from Census 2021 have been announced today - Tuesday 28 June 2022. These results give a glimpse of how our local population has changed across the Borough of Havant in the past decade. The population of Havant borough has increased...

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