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.

Garden waste collections have been suspended and will resume on Wednesday 9 December

Unfortunately, we currently have crew members self-isolating following advice from the NHS Test and Trace coronavirus service which has resulted in disruption to garden waste collections. Garden waste collections have been suspended and will resume...

Two grant schemes available to businesses affected by the November coronavirus restrictions

Businesses in Havant borough now have two options available for grant support if they have been affected by the November coronavirus restrictions. Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) The LRSG is for businesses that have been required to close by...

Havant councillor urges residents who have had coronavirus to donate plasma

Cllr Gary Robinson, Havant Borough Council member for Bedhampton, is urging residents who have had coronavirus to donate their blood plasma. Cllr Robinson was one of the first people to donate his blood plasma at a new donation centre near...

Let Havant Borough Council know what you want from Emsworth Recreation Ground

In partnership with local charity Verity's Gift, Havant Borough Council is running an online survey to understand what families and children think of the play provision at Emsworth Recreation Ground. The survey - which will run until Monday 7...

Businesses forced to close under national coronavirus restrictions should claim a grant now

Businesses that have been forced to close as part of the current national restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus can now claim a grant through Havant Borough Council. Eligible businesses must have been open as usual, providing in-person...

Havant Borough Council highlight its concern on planning reforms

Havant Borough Council has expressed its concerns to Central Government in response to their  “Planning for the Future” consultation. The proposed changes from government would see the required housing target for the borough nearly doubling from 504...

Community Infrastructure Levy helps Community Café

Money awarded by Havant Borough Council through its Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) has helped a local community café. Hewitt’s Community Café in South Street, Emsworth is run by The Right to Work Community Interest Company (CIC) who offer new...

Remembrance Sunday - 8 November 2020

Please be aware that changes have been made to Remembrance Sunday for 2020. Havant Borough Council is encouraging everyone to pay their respects safely at home, by observing the national two-minute silence on their doorstep.  The annual Remembrance...

Your council is doing everything it can to support you

Havant Borough Council is doing everything it can to support residents and businesses following the new coronavirus restrictions announced by central government at the weekend.  Council services are operating normally and any updates will be posted...

Havant Borough Council help for struggling families

Families struggling for essential supplies during the coronavirus pandemic can still look to Havant Borough Council for support. The council has been working with neighbouring authorities, community groups and foodbanks throughout the crisis to make...

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