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.

Don't miss out ... register to vote!

Havant Borough Council is currently updating the electoral register and encouraging everyone to check their details are correct and up to date if they want to vote in next year’s elections. Households have recently received a form that needs to be...

Community sport groups encouraged to apply for new coronavirus recovery funding

Community sport and physical activity groups in Havant borough can now apply for funding to help them recover from financial hardship caused by the coronavirus crisis. Local sports clubs, voluntary and community organisations that provide sports or...

Have your say on the pigeons in Waterlooville - take part in our consultation

Residents and businesses in the Waterlooville area are being asked for their say on the review of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) designed to stop people feeding pigeons in the town centre. Havant Borough Council is asking the views of those...

First local authority to enable nitrate neutral regeneration and redevelopment

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow MP has visited a unique site in Havant as its borough council became the first local authority in the country to enable regeneration and redevelopment through the novel solution of creating a nature reserve. After...

Shaping our Future to become more efficient and effective

Havant Borough Council is looking to become more efficient and effective by building on its close partnership with East Hampshire District Council. The councils are discussing a number of radical new ways to work, including having one, flexible...

You’ll love our refurbished tennis courts

Tennis players in the borough will have improved playing conditions following refurbishment by Havant Borough Council. The improvements to the courts at Emsworth Recreation Ground, Bidbury Mead and Purbrook Heath will include repairs to areas of...

No changes to rubbish and recycling collections

Residents across the borough of Havant are reminded there will be NO CHANGE to their rubbish and recycling collection days during the August bank holiday period.  Householders are reminded to put their bins out ready for collection by 7am on their...

We have a winner... well actually two!

Havant Borough Community Lottery is celebrating with not one, but two winners of £250. Mr M who lives on Hayling Island and supports the Hayling Island Lions Club through the lottery, and Mrs P from Portsmouth, who supports the PO9 FoodBank, have...

Home-based businesses can now apply for coronavirus grants

People that run their business from home and have been impacted by coronavirus can now apply to Havant Borough Council (HBC) for a fourth (and definitely final) round of discretionary grants. The criteria have now been extended to include people...

Havant Borough Council to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day in live-streamed event

Havant Borough Council is commemorating Victory over Japan Day on Saturday 15 August with a live-streamed service at St Faith’s Church in Havant. VJ Day marks the day Japan surrendered and fighting stopped in the Far East, ultimately ending the...

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