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.

New grants available for businesses affected by Tier 2 and 3 restrictions

Since 2 December, Havant borough (which includes Hayling Island, Emsworth, Leigh Park and Waterlooville) has been in Tier 2 – High Alert. Eligible businesses required by law to close (pubs and bars that cannot operate as restaurants) can now apply...

Changes to bin collections over Christmas

The Christmas period will see changes to the dates of many waste collections - including rubbish, recycling, garden and bulky items. Find out when your bins will be collected here.  Please ensure your bin is out by 7am on your changed collection day...

Let us entertain you this Christmas!

Sign up and support your local community today for just £1. Not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes up to the £25,000 jackpot, but, if you enter before 19 December you will be in with the chance of winning one of five...

Winter issue of Serving You magazine is out now!

Serving You is Havant Borough Council’s residents’ magazine and is designed to keep residents updated on council services. Look out for your copy coming through the letterbox this week, delivered by your postie from Royal Mail. We have put together...

How are you coping with the coronavirus crisis? Take our survey

Havant Borough Council is running a survey of residents to find out how people are managing during the pandemic. The survey will reveal how coronavirus is affecting people’s lives and how the council can help. Questions focus on the impact on mental...

Online tennis booking system is a smash

Tennis players can ready their rackets again and book slots at some courts across the Havant Borough.  The lifting of restrictions following the second lockdown has allowed people to play tennis again.  Recently refurbished sites at Emsworth...

Garden waste collections have been suspended and will resume on Wednesday 9 December

Unfortunately, we currently have crew members self-isolating following advice from the NHS Test and Trace coronavirus service which has resulted in disruption to garden waste collections. Garden waste collections have been suspended and will resume...

Two grant schemes available to businesses affected by the November coronavirus restrictions

Businesses in Havant borough now have two options available for grant support if they have been affected by the November coronavirus restrictions. Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) The LRSG is for businesses that have been required to close by...

Havant councillor urges residents who have had coronavirus to donate plasma

Cllr Gary Robinson, Havant Borough Council member for Bedhampton, is urging residents who have had coronavirus to donate their blood plasma. Cllr Robinson was one of the first people to donate his blood plasma at a new donation centre near...

Let Havant Borough Council know what you want from Emsworth Recreation Ground

In partnership with local charity Verity's Gift, Havant Borough Council is running an online survey to understand what families and children think of the play provision at Emsworth Recreation Ground. The survey - which will run until Monday 7...

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