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 can now deliver road improvements across Hayling

Havant Borough Council now has the tools to deliver improvements to the roads, buses and cycle routes that run across Hayling Island now it has a robust transport assessment in place. This assessment details the estimated impact of future...

Failing coastal defence to be removed following Storm Dennis

Following a series of extreme storms which have battered the coast, Havant Borough Council has fenced off an area at West Beach, Hayling Island, and will be removing one of the damaged coastal defences.     In the interests of safety, engineers from...

Thousands of new trees to create memorial woodland for Havant

Portsmouth Water and Havant Borough Council are working together to establish a new memorial woodland this year on land at the site for the proposed Havant Thicket Reservoir. The scheme, which is part of the overall reservoir project, will see more...

Walk this way, the Nordic way

Feel the benefits of combining exercise with nature and get that feel-good factor by embarking on a Nordic walking adventure. Havant Borough Council’s ‘Get up and Go’ and Nordic Walking UK are working together to provide a unique walking experience...

Take a chance and learn to dance!

Feel the rhythm and freshen up your footwork with a 10-week Ballroom or Latin American dance essentials class. Led by professional dance instructor Lawrence James, watch your skills grow with Havant Borough Council’s ‘Get Up and Go’ programme....

Havant marks Holocaust Memorial Day by standing together

Havant Borough Council invites residents to remember victims of the Holocaust during a commemorative service being held on Monday 27 January.  The ceremony, starting at 11am, will be held at the Holocaust Memorial in Havant Cemetery, Eastern Road,...

Bat and chat

Residents are invited to come along and enjoy an exciting and friendly game of cricket, at a pace that suits everyone. Havant Borough Council's 'Get up and Go' have partnered up with Right at Home and Horizon Leisure Centre to bring dementia...

Havant Borough Council invests in town centre's future to kickstart regeneration 

Havant Borough Council has purchased the Meridian Shopping Centre and the Bulbeck Road Car Park as part of its proactive approach to successfully regenerate the area. The council has developed an ambitious regeneration strategy and it is taking the...

Bin changes over the festive period

Residents in the borough are reminded that collection days for recycling and rubbish will change during the Christmas and New Year period. Collections will change from Christmas Day and return to normal service on Monday 20 January 2020. Usual...

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