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New Leadership for Havant Borough Council

Following a meeting of the Conservative Political Group, Councillor Michael Wilson has been selected as the candidate for leader, following his potential re-election in the borough wide local elections being held on Thursday 3rd May 2018. This will...

Havant Community Lottery goes live!

Charities and community groups registered with the Havant Community Lottery are set to benefit as tickets go on sale ahead of the first draw on Saturday 7 April. From Tuesday 13 March, supporters can purchase tickets online or over the phone,...

Making our councillors the best they can be

Councillors in Havant can expect top-class training as standard after its Councillor Development Programme earns Charter Status for quality. All councillors are signed-up to the officially recognised professional development programme which is...

Council increases council tax ‘with great reluctance’

Havant Borough Council has ‘with great reluctance’ decided to increase its council tax for the first time in nine years – with an increase of 2.99% which is £5.76 per year – less than a month’s membership of Netflix at £5.99.  Councillor Michael...

Havant Borough Council flies the Pride flag

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Michael Cheshire MBE, raised the LGBT Pride flag at the Public Service Plaza on Wednesday. The flag is being flown till Friday to commemorate LGBT History Month and to support Hampshire Pride 2018 taking place...

Havant’s community groups discover how new lottery could benefit them

Local community groups learnt how they can benefit from the Havant Community Lottery at last week’s Good Causes launch event. Approximately 65 people attended the event held at the Public Service Plaza. It was a valuable opportunity for these groups...

New lottery arrives in the borough

Havant Borough Council (HBC) will be launching a new online lottery to support local good causes. HBC is one of the first local authorities in the country to launch its own online community lottery. Tickets will cost £1 with 60p going towards local...

New sports facility in Leigh Park now open!

After its official opening last weekend, residents are now able use the impressive Front Lawn Recreation Ground. The sports facility located at Somborne Drive, Leigh Park has been given a £1.6m facelift to provide improved facilities. Front Lawn now...

Beach recharge and timber works at Eastoke

Work has started to rebuild the beach at Eastoke following recent storms. The work at South Hayling, which is being managed by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, is part of ongoing work to ensure the beaches in the area are in the best possible...

Residents are invited to comment on the next stage of the draft Local Plan 2036

A major consultation seeking views on proposed sites for future school, employment, community and housing is underway. This consultation is part of the council’s ongoing discussions with residents on the Havant Borough Local Plan. Havant Borough...

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