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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...

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...

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....

Biggest pitch gets visit from MP

The biggest artificial grass pitch in the borough opens this week to key partner football clubs – at Front Lawn Sports Hub – along with a visit from a local MP. The £1.5m project at Front Lawn Recreation Ground, Leigh Park, Havant will provide...

Renewed purpose with updated Corporate Strategy

Havant Borough Council strives for excellence with updated Corporate Strategy portraying a compelling vision for the future in support of the Local Plan 2036. The council has updated its strategy in a bold move to shape council services and further...

Help ensure Havant’s taxis are the best they can be

Your views could make the difference on how taxi licensing works in the borough. Havant Borough Council has produced a new draft Taxi Licensing Policy which is pioneering the use of new technology in taxi services. Councillor Lance Quantrill,...

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