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New funding helps older adults in Havant get active

Selected from more than 750 applications, Havant Borough Council is one of only 21 projects nationally to receive funding from Sport England to help older adults get active. The National Lottery funding from Sport England awarded Havant £147,000 to...

Havant’s Mayor pays tribute to British troops

On Sunday 12 November the Mayor of Havant will take part in the Remembrance Day parade and services.  The parade will gather at the Royal British Legion on Brockhampton Lane in Havant at 10.15am and will be led by The Hampshire and Isle of Wight...

Fireworks spectacular is set to sparkle

Come along to Stockheath Common, Leigh Park on Sunday 5 November to enjoy this year’s fabulous free fireworks and whopping bonfire. Lighting the fire at 7.30pm will be The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart with the FREE firework display...

Get the festive feeling with our Christmas card competition

The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Elaine Shimbart is inviting primary school children to get creative and design her official 2017 Christmas card. Children from school years four, five and six are being asked to submit their entries with the theme of...

What a relief for businesses in the borough!

Small businesses in the borough of Havant will receive a discount to their business rates thanks to the introduction of a new scheme. A discretionary business rates relief scheme was announced earlier in the 2017 Budget to help ease the increased...

Development Consultation Forum – Land North of Sinah Lane, Hayling Island

A Development Consultation Forum (DCF) will be held to discuss the proposal from Barratt Homes for a sustainable development of 162 mixed tenure homes at land north of Sinah Lane, Hayling Island. Taking place on Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 6pm in...

Current Planning Application for proposed Lidl store on Hayling Island

Planning Application APP/17/00656 - Erection of a discount foodstore with associated parking and landscaping and new vehicular and pedestrian accesses to Manor Road We have received additional information and revised plans for this application. The...

Your journey to employment starts here – with a free bike

Residents of all ages are invited to attend a job fair with a difference on Tuesday 24 October. The free event runs from 10am to 3pm at The Plaza, Civic Centre Way, Havant, PO9 2AX. There is no need to pre-book, simply drop in. Anyone who is looking...

Small Business Saturday is back – and better

Saturday 2 December is Small Business Saturday; a national campaign to encourage people to support their local small and independent businesses on what is traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. Havant Borough Council is proud to...

Remember, remember the fifth of November, as free display is set to return

Havant Borough Council will once again be holding its annual Bonfire and Firework display at Stockheath Common in Leigh Park, Havant on Sunday 5th November. The family event for all ages will begin when the Mayor of Havant lights the bonfire at 7....

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