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 makes changes to help social distancing on high streets

Havant Borough Council has made temporary changes to road layouts in the borough’s high streets to make it easier for shoppers to maintain social distancing and stay safe. Some locations across the borough have been identified as having limited...

Flying the flag for Armed Forces Day

The annual Armed Forces Day will be marked in the borough of Havant from Monday 22 June when a specially commissioned flag will be flown outside the Public Service Plaza. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for those in the armed forces...

Appeal lodged with Planning Inspectorate after meeting during coronavirus lockdown cancelled

A planning application for 195 new homes at Sinah Lane, Hayling Island, has been lodged with the Planning Inspectorate for non-determination. The developers, Barratt Homes, have lodged an appeal stating the statutory period in which to decide and...

Ready for a safe return to the high street

On Monday (15 June) many high street shops selling non-essential items will reopen their doors for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began and Havant Borough Council (HBC) is ready to help shoppers and businesses. The council has...

Bulky waste collections set to restart across the borough

Bulky waste collections across the borough of Havant are set to re-start from Monday 18 May. Bookings for bulky waste collections were suspended in March due to the need for Havant Borough Council and Norse South East to prioritise rubbish and...

Restrictions eased on recreation areas

Following the Government’s decision to loosen lockdown restrictions Havant Borough Council is re-opening some recreation facilities. Tennis courts and multi-use games areas around the borough can now be used by those following the government’s new...

Bank holiday bin collections remain the same

Residents across the borough of Havant are reminded there will be NO CHANGE to their rubbish and recycling collection days over the May Bank Holiday.  There will be no change to collections on Friday 8 May, which will be a bank holiday to mark the...

Coronavirus business grants update

Havant Borough Council has pulled out all the stops so that it’s now well underway with processing payments for more than 750 businesses who have applied for coronavirus-related grants. The council is doing everything it can to get funds out to...

Changes to HBC public facilities during the coronavirus outbreak

In order to protect the public and help slow the spread of coronavirus, Havant Borough Council has made changes to public facilities. Allotments The council-owned allotments in the borough remain open, although we would remind residents to follow...

HBC to lead community response with support, services and supplies

Havant Borough Council is answering the government’s call for councils to co-ordinate efforts to support local people affected by coronavirus. Havant Borough Council is working alongside voluntary organisations to manage the response in the...

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