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.

Adventure 'trim' trail alongside Hermitage Stream - take our survey

Plans have been floated for a children’s adventure trail to be installed along one section of the Hermitage Stream in Leigh Park. Residents and visitors to the area are being asked for their views on the plans, proposed by the Friends of Hermitage...

Horizon Leisure Centres awarded top marks for best practice by Sport England’s ‘Quest’

Sent on behalf of Horizon Leisure Centres Residents of Havant and Waterlooville are benefiting from having top-class leisure facilities on their doorstep. Horizon’s Havant Leisure Centre and Waterlooville Leisure Centre have been recognised with a ‘...

Council to challenge local plan findings because it's the right plan for the area

Havant Borough Council has received interim findings from the examination of its local plan and will be robustly challenging them because it feels it is the right plan for the area.  The council is confident that it can overcome issues raised in...

Organisations urged to sign up for new Armed Forces support group

Havant Borough Council has issued a rallying call to community groups that support members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The council is launching a network that will bring together all the support available in the borough and...

New £500k scheme to make Leigh Park healthier and wealthier

Almost £500,000 is to be invested in a scheme to help young people in Leigh Park into work and improve their long-term health and wellbeing. The money, awarded by independent charity Health Foundation to Havant Borough Council, will be used to help...

Help shape the future of Hayling seafront

As part of its ambitious regeneration programme, Havant Borough Council is asking for views on the future of Hayling Island seafront and the future direction it should take. Following on from earlier work undertaken by consultants Hemingway Design...

Double success! Pioneering nutrient mitigation work recognised at national awards

Today at the national CIEEM awards in London, Havant Borough Council – with Natural England and the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust won two prestigious awards recognising the ecological and environmental credentials of a nutrient...

Remembering famous poet John Keats

Visitors to Bidbury Mead in Bedhampton, Havant can relax and reflect whilst sitting on a commemorative bench, that marks a famous poet who once visited the same spot. One of England’s greatest romantic poets – John Keats stayed at Mill House and...

Exciting new charity outlet in the heart of Havant

Havant Borough Council and the Meridian Shopping Centre are proud to announce the arrival of the FatFace Foundation with a new retail unit opening Friday 8 October. Providing access to thousands of high-quality, discounted clothing items, all...

Regeneration refresh for the borough of Havant

Members of Havant Borough Council’s cabinet have agreed to refresh and update its Regeneration Strategy to ensure it focuses on the future needs of the borough. Market conditions and how retailers operate have changed significantly since the...

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