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Fancy a stroll? Step into Staunton this summer

Residents are invited to explore Staunton Country Park one step at a time with new guided walks. Organised by Havant Borough Council’s Get up and Go! programme, two themed walks are being held each month for residents aged 55 and above. Each walk is...

Say what you sea! – tell us how you enjoy Hayling Island seafront

Havant Borough Council is asking residents, visitors and tourists how they use Hayling Island seafront. The island has more than three miles of beautiful beaches – used for all kinds of activities from kitesurfing and sailing to enjoying traditional...

Play area refreshed in time for summer holidays

The play equipment at Bidbury Mead has been refreshed just in time for the school holidays. Residents will find a reinstalled zip wire, climbing net, tire and basket swing - bringing more fun and excitement to the play area. The work, undertaken by...

Council meets with Southern Water to demand action

Havant Borough Council met with Southern Water to demand action to ensure seawater is safer - and the council now plans to form a partnership with other concerned authorities to lobby for further water quality testing and monitoring.   The meeting...

Council demands immediate action to improve water quality

Havant Borough Council is demanding immediate action from Southern Water to ensure Hayling Island’s beaches are safe for all to use. Councillors are growing increasingly concerned about the impact of untreated raw sewage and its possible effect on...

Gill Kneller appointed permanent Chief Executive

East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council have approved the permanent appointment of Gill Kneller as their shared Chief Executive. Gill was made interim Chief Executive in January 2019 following the departure of her predecessor...

Council serves up tennis opportunities

Havant Borough Council has doubled up in partnership with Transform Sports Coaching to serve up six weeks of tennis sessions. Students from Front Lawn Primary Academy, many of whom hadn’t played tennis before, enjoyed the exciting and engaging...

Two wins of two thousand pounds in two weeks!

The Havant Borough Community Lottery is celebrating yet again with its latest winner of £2000. A local resident of the borough is the second winner in a matter of weeks to win the cash prize.   The Havant Borough Community Lottery was launched by...

Free summer holiday basketball sessions for kids and teens

Local children aged 7-16 can enjoy free basketball sessions this summer courtesy of Havant Borough Council. Weekly sessions are being held at the Stakes Lodge Multi-Use Games Area next to the Springwood Community Centre, Waterlooville, which was...

Extra reminders to help residents keep up-to-date with their Council Tax

Voicemail, email and text reminders are the latest measures being introduced by Havant Borough Council to help people keep on top of their Council Tax. The new system will be available from 15 July 2019 and will help residents avoid falling behind...

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