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.

Havant councillor shortlisted for Young Councillor of the Year

Cllr Alex Rennie, Havant Borough Council member for Bondfields and Cabinet Lead for Communications and Communities, has been shortlisted for the LGiU Young Councillor of the Year award. The Cllr Awards are run every year by the LGIU, a local...

Residents encouraged to mark Remembrance Sunday from home

Please note: Due to the new, national restrictions coming in on 5 November, Canon Tom Kennar is redesigning the Remembrance service and you are invited to watch the service via the St Faith's Church website.   Residents across the borough are...

Tell us what you think about dogs in parks and on beaches

Havant Borough Council is reviewing the rules for dogs in designated public places and wants to hear from residents. A public consultation has been launched today to seek resident’s views on plans to continue the current Public Space Protection...

Looking for a new job? Log on to the online job fair

Job hunters will be able to look for their next employment opportunity online with a virtual job fair on Wednesday 7 October. The event will be organised by Job Centre Plus, Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council and will see...

Havant Borough Council urges government to reconsider proposed planning reforms

Havant Borough Council is urging central government to urgently reconsider its proposed planning system reforms which would see the number of homes in the borough nearly doubling. The council has sent a formal response as part of the consultation...

Havant ranked happiest place to live in Hampshire

Havant has been ranked the happiest place to live in Hampshire, according to data compiled by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS ranked the life satisfaction, happiness and anxiety of each local authority across the country using self...

Havant Borough Council approves programme to Shape our Future

Havant Borough Council has agreed a radical new way of working with a neighbouring authority that will see both organisations become more efficient and effective. Full Council on Wednesday 23 September agreed to strengthen its ties with the East...

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...

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