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Can you help people walk back to health?

Friendly, sociable people who are keen walkers are being invited to come forward as volunteer leaders for local Walking for Health walks in Havant borough. The Walking for Health scheme aims to improve people’s health and well-being through regular...

Householders warned to take care over fly tipping

Residents are being urged to take care over who they pay to dispose of household waste. From black bin bags to van-loads of construction material, Havant Borough Council (HBC) has recorded 961 incidents of fly tipping between January 2016 and...

Work begins on £1.5million project to transform Front Lawn Recreation Ground

Work to transform a Leigh Park public space in the heart of the borough is set to begin today. This exciting project will see the development of new and existing facilities at Front Lawn Recreation Ground for all ages to enjoy. The £1.5million...

Havant Borough’s Celebration of Volunteering 2017

Community First and the Mayor of Havant announce the launch of the volunteer awards for 2017. These awards recognise the time and energy given by volunteers to organisations across Havant. It will be an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and...

Borough served with tennis court improvements

Havant Borough Council is working with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Hayling Island Community Centre Association (HICCA) to undertake a tennis court pilot project over the next two years at Hayling Park. Access technology has been installed...

Engines at the ready for annual Classic Vehicle Run

On Sunday 9 April classic cars, motorbikes and commercial vehicles, that pre-date 1991, will assemble at Havant Borough Council’s Plaza car park from 8.30 am before heading of on their prestigious Classic Vehicle Run.   In aid of the Mayor of...

Rebuilding a wall and reuniting a community

Work to rebuild a failing wall in Emsworth is set to begin next month. Costing £115,000, the work is due to begin from 10 April.  Contributions of £60,000 from Havant Borough Council and £55,000 from Hampshire County Council (HCC) will see the long...

Youth Conference 2017 is sweeping success

The third annual Youth Conference, held by Havant Borough Council has been hailed a success. More than 70 students from all nine secondary schools in the borough attended the conference which included interactive sessions with Southern Domestic...

No more noise from nuisance neighbour

A Havant resident has been convicted of anti-social behaviour and causing a nuisance through excessive noise. Lisa Horstead, 40 years old, of Athena Avenue, Waterlooville, was handed a three year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) by Portsmouth...

Havant continues to be a Fairtrade borough

Havant has now successfully maintained its status as a Fairtrade borough for another two years, thanks to the continued efforts of the Havant Fairtrade Group. Havant Borough Council (HBC) is committed to using Fairtrade products at its meetings and...

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