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Work begins to repair West Beach, Hayling Island

The erosion at West Beach, South Hayling, is a result of the recent strong winds and heavy rain and has resulted in steep ‘cliffing’ along the back of the beach. A very steep drop of up to 2metres can now be seen, therefore as a precaution,...

Mayor unveils plaque celebrating Waterlooville pioneer Beatrice Shilling OBE

Local inventor, engineer and racing driver, Beatrice Shilling OBE, will be commemorated with a special plaque at Waterlooville Library. The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Peter Wade, will unveil the plaque at 10am on Friday 8 March – which is both...

Residents build skills for construction career

Borough residents have been busy learning new skills to help them secure a job in the construction industry thanks to a specialist scheme. The scheme is funded by Havant Borough Council – using developer contributions collected from the...

Council Tax increase shows commitment to borough regeneration

Havant Borough Council’s budget for the next 12 months will boost regeneration and the local economy, councillors heard last night. A meeting of the full council approved a budget for 2019/20 financial year, which sets out a council tax rise of just...

Early bird discount for garden waste service ends soon

Havant Borough Council is reminding residents to sign-up for its garden waste collection service before the end of the month to take advantage of the early bird discount offer. Residents can sign up here or by calling 023 9244 6023 by midnight on 28...

Celebrating a decade of Fairtrade

The Mayor of Havant is hosting a special event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Havant being a Fairtrade borough. The Mayor’s Coffee Morning is being held at the Plaza from 10.30am on Tuesday 26 February. The event is a chance to grab a slice of...

Becoming a dementia friendly borough

A new initiative which aims to make Havant communities more dementia friendly is being launched at a special event this week. Dementia Friendly Havant is hosting its first event at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, from 10am on Wednesday...

Meet the Bird Aware rangers!

Havant Borough Council is proud to be an active partner in Bird Aware Solent - a partnership of local councils and conservation bodies that aims to protect important species of bird. Funded by contributions from developments, the partnership’s aim...

New charge points roll-out across the borough

Havant Borough Council has partnered with ChargePoint Services to provide three new electric vehicle chargers in the borough – enabling residents and visitors to charge quickly and efficiently on the go. The 50Kw+ charge points, which are part of...

Councillors to decide on Havant Borough Local Plan 2036

The Havant Borough Local Plan 2036, which sets out how the borough will develop with homes, jobs and infrastructure, will be considered by councillors on Wednesday 30 January at 5.30pm. At the meeting, councillors will consider the Local Plan and...

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