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.

Hayling is flagged up for a prestigious award

Once again, the seafront of Hayling Island has been awarded Blue Flag status by Keep Britain Tidy. The area, known locally as Central Beachlands, retained the prestigious Blue Flag, for another year. Recognised internationally, the Blue Flag award...

Extra measures in place to ensure safety at polling stations

Extra safety measures to ensure the safety of staff and voters at polling stations will be in place for the election of Havant borough, Hampshire county and for the next Police and Crime Commissioner. The borough will go to the polls on Thursday, 6...

Don’t bunch up at the beach this bank holiday

With temperatures currently set to be fair on bank holiday Monday 3 May, Havant Borough Council is reminding residents and visitors to Hayling Island to enjoy themselves safely. Hayling Island has miles of beautiful shoreline for everyone to enjoy,...

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 following the bank holiday.   Bins that are scheduled for collection on a Monday will continue to be collected on Monday 3 May...

Fly tip in Havant leads to £400 Fixed Penalty Notice

A Havant man has been issued with a £400 Fixed Penalty Notice for fly tipping his domestic waste at Broadmarsh, Havant. Havant Borough Councils Neighbourhood Quality team took up the investigation to track down the man who admitted the offence after...

Havant Lottery celebrates birthday with a big win

Havant Borough Council’s Community Lottery celebrated its third birthday and gave one lucky player a £2,000 pay out.  The online lottery, launched in April 2018, helps to raise funds for local charities and community groups.  Since that time it has...

Grants on their way to more than 700 Havant borough businesses

More than 700 Havant borough businesses will receive grants through the Restart grant and additional restrictions grant schemes from Havant Borough Council (HBC). The details of these businesses are now undergoing fraud checks before they can be...

Free home testing kits for everyone

Community testing sites across the borough are now distributing free coronavirus home testing kits to anyone aged 16 and over. With some restrictions now lifted, allowing two households and up to six people to reunite outdoors at a safe distance,...

Have your say on the future of Havant borough’s high streets

Havant borough’s high street businesses, and the residents who use them, are urged to complete a brief questionnaire about their views on the future of the high street.  Havant Borough Council has commissioned expert advisors, Heartflood, to produce...

Leisure centres off to a great start thanks to recovery funding

Leisure centres in Havant and Waterlooville will recover stronger and faster thanks to more than £265,000 of funding secured by Havant Borough Council. The money is part of a £100 million National Leisure Recovery Fund, distributed by Sport England...

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