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.

Results announced for the Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan referendum

A referendum for Emsworth residents was held on Thursday 8 July, where 91 per cent of votes cast supported the implementation of the Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan. The Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan sets out a vision for the area up to 2036 and is...

Floodlights and new surface promise a bright future for bowls club

Havant Borough Council is bowled over to reveal that a new all-weather surface and floodlighting will begin installation this week at Hayling Island Bowls Club.  The council and the club have worked together to provide the new facilities in Station...

There’s still time to tell us how you are coping with coronavirus

The enormous impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt across the borough in many different ways and there is still time to tell us how it has affected you and your family. Havant Borough Council is asking residents to take part in short...

Officer training at Hayling Island

Two areas of Hayling Island will be closed to the public next week to allow military students to carry out an educational exercise.  Officers in training from the Royal Military Academy (RMA) in Sandhurst will be visiting the area as part of their ...

Havant Borough Council proudly flies the flag for our Armed Forces community

A special Armed Forces Day flag will fly outside the Plaza all week to show Havant Borough Council’s support for the Armed Forces community. The flag was raised at a small, socially distanced ceremony at 11am this morning by the Mayor of Havant,...

We are sorry about your bins

Havant Borough Council and Norse South East are really sorry for the recent disruption to bin collections that has happened across the borough. Rubbish, recycling and garden waste bins have been affected and we are working together to do everything...

Successful Blue Flag inspection on Hayling Island

Following an unexpected visit from Keep Britain Tidy, the Beachlands area of Hayling Island remains worthy of flying the prestigious and world acclaimed Blue Flag. During a mystery shopper style visit a team from the organisation who awards seaside...

Have you got five minutes to tell us how you are coping with the coronavirus crisis?

The enormous impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt across the borough in many different ways. It's why we were keen to hear what you think. We would like to understand how the pandemic continues to affect you and what you are comfortable...

Havant Thicket Reservoir given planning permission

Plans for an 8.7 billion litre storage reservoir spanning 160 hectares in between Leigh Park, Havant and Rowlands Castle in East Hampshire has been granted permission to go ahead by neighbouring local authorities. The detailed planning application...

Havant Borough Council wins national award for planning and the environment

Havant Borough Council has received national acclaim, winning the natural environment category in the prestigious Planning Awards. Announced in an online ceremony this afternoon, the council won the "Award for planning for the natural environment"...

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