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.

Pledge to litter pick for a cleaner borough

With Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean fortnight underway and World Environment Day approaching, we are encouraging everyone to get involved by helping pick up litter whilst out on a walk or enjoying their local green space. Our outdoor...

Havant pub officially made important community asset

Havant Borough Council has accepted a nomination from a community group to list a popular Leigh Park pub as an Asset of Community Value (ACV). The Friends of the Swallow community group nominated the pub as an ACV, which is a building or other land...

Sign up to the Sport and Physical Activity Alliance

A support system for local sport is looking for new organisations to join an alliance.  The Sport and Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) works to grow and enhance sport and exercise at all levels across the borough.  The SPAA is comprised of sporting...

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 following the bank holiday. Bins that are scheduled for collection on a Monday will continue to be collected on bank holiday...

Lottery raises over £9,000 for local projects

Good causes are the latest to win big on Havant Borough Council’s Community Lottery after seven local projects received thousands of pounds raised by the scheme.  More than £9,000 was raised through the sale of tickets for the council’s weekly ...

The Mayoral chains are in safe hands

A former nurse and first responder has been chosen as the new Mayor of Havant. Rosy Raines, Councillor for Hayling East ward was sworn in as the 48th first citizen of the borough during today’s Annual Council Meeting and Mayor Making ceremony....

Cllr Rennie elected new Leader of Havant Borough Council

Cllr Alex Rennie has been elected as the new Leader of Havant Borough Council.  The Conservative member for Bondfields was appointed to the position at the Full Council meeting at the Public Service Plaza on Wednesday 19 May.  He steps up to replace...

Hayling is flagged up for a prestigious award

Once again, the seafront of Hayling Island has been awarded Blue Flag status by Keep Britain Tidy. The area, known locally as Central Beachlands, retained the prestigious Blue Flag, for another year. Recognised internationally, the Blue Flag award...

Extra measures in place to ensure safety at polling stations

Extra safety measures to ensure the safety of staff and voters at polling stations will be in place for the election of Havant borough, Hampshire county and for the next Police and Crime Commissioner. The borough will go to the polls on Thursday, 6...

Don’t bunch up at the beach this bank holiday

With temperatures currently set to be fair on bank holiday Monday 3 May, Havant Borough Council is reminding residents and visitors to Hayling Island to enjoy themselves safely. Hayling Island has miles of beautiful shoreline for everyone to enjoy,...

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