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.

AQUIND Interconnector refusal welcomed by Havant Borough Council

Havant Borough Council is pleased to see that central government has refused the development of the AQUIND interconnector and acknowledged the detrimental impact it would have on our local environment, residents and businesses. Turned down by...

Pilot of a Paramotor is found guilty of flying too low

A pilot who caused concerns over public safety and noise has been found guilty by magistrates. Following months of partnership working on a joint investigation by Havant Borough Council, Hampshire Police and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) a...

Havant marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Havant Borough Council invites residents to remember victims of the Holocaust during a short non-religious commemorative service being held on Thursday 27 January. The outdoor ceremony, starting at 11am, will be held at the Holocaust Memorial at the...

Don’t miss out on a grant for your business

Havant borough businesses that can demonstrate a loss of income because of coronavirus have until midnight on Sunday (23 January) to apply for an Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG). These grants are primarily aimed at businesses that have been...

A great deal with Get Up and Go

Get Up and Go – a popular programme offering a range of opportunities for those over 55 to try new activities and make new friends – is running a special week-long event to make their great suite of events even more enticing. For one week only – and...

Havant Borough Community Lottery raises vital funds for good causes 

More than £153,000 has been raised for local good causes through the Havant Borough Community Lottery since it launched more than three years ago.  The lottery was set up by Havant Borough Council in April 2018 as a way to raise money for local...

HBC launches two new grants for struggling businesses

Two new grant schemes have been launched by Havant Borough Council (HBC) for businesses impacted by the current wave of coronavirus infections. The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant (OHLG) is a one-off payment of up to £6,000 for hospitality and...

Press release from Havant Borough Council

After a 12-year partnership, Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council have decided that it is the right moment to establish their own management teams so they can focus on their different strategic priorities and deliver outcomes...

Emsworth play park opens in time for Christmas

Emsworth children have been given the gift of a new play park this Christmas, thanks to the efforts of Havant Borough Council and local charity Verity’s Gift. The new play area in Emsworth Recreation Ground is now open and offers fun, exciting, and...

Don’t fall for Santa’s scam in a van and prevent fly tipping

Havant Borough Council is asking residents to help prevent fly-tipping by not using unlicensed waste collectors and to always follow the SCRAP code when hiring someone to take away their rubbish. Using unauthorised providers can result in a fine of...

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