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.

Havant Borough Council asks government to address local housing delivery issues

The council has written to Housing Secretary Michael Gove MP to address the impact of the Dutch Case on the borough's Five-Year Housing Land Supply. The council has concerns about the effect of ad-hoc development, as a result of the Dutch Case and...

No changes to bin collections this Christmas

Residents in the borough are being asked to continue to put their bin out for collection by 7am on their usual collection day throughout the festive season. There will be no changes to collection days, even if your usual collection day falls on a...

High street marshals return to Havant borough

Our friendly coronavirus marshals have returned to the high streets of Havant Borough and East Hampshire offering advice and support to local shoppers and businesses. The marshals do not have powers to enforce but if they notice any issues, they can...

Havant borough residents recovering well from pandemic

Latest survey findings reveal positive results on how residents are recovering from the effects of the pandemic, and how effective the council has been in responding to their needs. Havant Borough Council has been asking residents how they have been...

Rain won’t stop play on Bedhampton's new all-weather cricket pitch

Bedhampton Mariners Cricket Club is set for a good innings thanks to an all-weather pitch that will help them play in the wet. The artificial pitch is being installed this week following funding support from Havant Borough Council. Club officials...

Contact us for support with your Council Tax

Help is at hand for residents struggling to pay their Council Tax this Christmas. Rising costs in food and fuel and the expenses of the festive season, coupled with the financial impact of the pandemic, means some residents are battling to pay their...

Turn up for the Christmas lights turn on at Greywell Shopping Centre

The Christmas countdown starts in Leigh Park this Saturday when the Christmas lights are switched on at the Greywell Shopping Centre. Running from 10am-4.30pm on Saturday 4 December the event will feature a host of festive fun culminating in the...

Extension to ‘draft ambition for Hayling Island seafront’ engagement

Havant Borough Council’s public engagement on the draft ambition for Hayling Island seafront is to be extended until Sunday 28 November 2021 to allow for more comments. Following recent exhibition days and feedback received online, that more people...

Havant Town Centre is cleaner whilst being greener

Two new cleaning machines will be seen, but not heard, in Havant Town Centre as Havant Borough Council, together with Norse South East, introduce their electric pavement sweeper and cleaner. The no noise, no fume machines are the first 100%...

Rebel Business School gives Havant borough businesses a boost

19 entrepreneurs from Havant borough were among 97 businesses given a boost by the Rebel Business School during a free course in October, supported by Havant Borough Council (HBC). The week-long online course provided attendees with a new way of...

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