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.

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...

Thinking about going to the beach this weekend? Think again

Havant Borough Council is appealing to owners of second homes, static and touring caravans and people thinking of visiting the borough to follow the lockdown rules to stem the spread of coronavirus. Councillor Michael Wilson, Leader of Havant...

Don't forget to donate to your local food bank

Don’t forget to donate to your local food bank during the coronavirus outbreak. Food banks in Havant borough have long been a source of support for struggling residents, but their value is increasing during the current crisis as more and more people...

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...

Message from Cllr Michael Wilson, Leader of Havant Borough Council, about ensuring residents and businesses have the support they need during the coronavirus crisis.

Message from Cllr Michael Wilson, Leader of Havant Borough Council, about ensuring residents and businesses have the support they need during the coronavirus crisis.

Love thy neighbour during the coronavirus crisis

Don’t be a nuisance neighbour is the message from Havant Borough Council during the coronavirus quarantine. With so many people staying at home it is even more important that residents are respectful and considerate towards the people living around...

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