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 Borough Council reaffirms its commitment to the Armed Forces community

The Mayor of Havant Borough Council joined representatives of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force in renewing their commitment to service personnel by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation...

Council approves new constitution

Havant Borough Council has approved a new constitution – the legal framework of the authority which sets out the rules and procedures it must follow. The changes seek to make the operation of the council more agile, cost effective and able to...

Free parking for vaccinations in Havant borough

Residents who are asked to visit the vaccination centres in Emsworth, on Hayling Island or in Waterlooville to get their coronavirus vaccine will be able to park for free for the duration of their appointment thanks to Havant Borough Council. The...

Havant Borough Council to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 in a special virtual service

Every Holocaust Memorial Day, Havant Borough Council holds a public service to mark the day and remember the victims of the Holocaust. This year, the service could not go ahead as usual due to the national lockdown, but councillors, local schools...

You are not alone

Havant Borough Council and members of Havant's Health and Wellbeing Partnership have developed a useful online guide to help adults who are living with poorer mental health. The handy online guide signposts residents to a wide range of free mental...

Sale of land will result in new investment and jobs

A former landfill site, known as Brockhampton West, has been sold by Havant Borough Council and will bring new investment and jobs into the area. The site on Hart Farms Way - which closed in the 1990s - has previously been identified by the council'...

The NHS across Hampshire and Isle of Wight needs your help

NHS leaders across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have signed an open letter about the challenges we face and how you can help them. Open letter to Hampshire communities (pdf 127 kb) COVID-19 cases are rising. Local hospitals and GP practices are...

Grants for Havant borough businesses

23/12/20 - Following this afternoon's central government announcement, Havant borough will remain in Tier Four. Please see the latest support for businesses below. With the borough of Havant now under Tier Four restrictions, a number of grants are...

New grants available for businesses affected by Tier 2 and 3 restrictions

Since 2 December, Havant borough (which includes Hayling Island, Emsworth, Leigh Park and Waterlooville) has been in Tier 2 – High Alert. Eligible businesses required by law to close (pubs and bars that cannot operate as restaurants) can now apply...

Changes to bin collections over Christmas

The Christmas period will see changes to the dates of many waste collections - including rubbish, recycling, garden and bulky items. Find out when your bins will be collected here.  Please ensure your bin is out by 7am on your changed collection day...

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