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.

Statements of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll

Residents in the borough of Havant can now view the names of all candidates standing in the upcoming election on our website.  Poll cards are being delivered to properties across the borough. If you haven’t yet received your poll card, especially if...

Mayor pays tribute to Prince Philip

Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has passed away today, aged 99.   Cllr Prad Bains, Mayor of Havant, said: “I would like to offer my sincere condolences on behalf of Havant Borough Council and its residents...

Easter bank holiday bin collections stay the same

Bin collections across the borough of Havant will not change during the Easter bank holiday. Rubbish, recycling and garden waste due to be collected on Friday 2 April (Good Friday) and Monday 5 April (Easter Monday) will continue as usual....

Remembering loved ones lost during the pandemic

A National Day of Reflection is being held tomorrow, Tuesday 23 March – the anniversary of the UK going into the first national lockdown – to remember all those who have sadly passed away during the pandemic and to show support for families who are...

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside…

With temperatures starting to rise, the sun starting to shine and restrictions beginning to lift – a trip to the beach could be just what you are planning. Havant Borough Council is already preparing to ensure a safe and enjoyable time for visitors...

The census is here!

Your census letter will be arriving any day now. This letter will ask you to take part in Census 2021, a unique event that only takes place once every decade.  If you don’t receive your letter very soon please get in touch with the census contact...

Have you received your census letter?

Have you got your census letter? Over the next week or so you will be sent a letter asking you to take part in the Census 2021 - the once-in-a-decade survey that gives the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales...

New safety rules for landlords come into force

Landlords will have to make sure that electrical installations in their homes for new and existing tenancies are safety tested by a qualified person. From 1 April 2021 new regulations will require landlords to make sure that the electricity supply...

Communities benefit from thousands of pounds in funding from Community Infrastructure Levy

Communities across the borough of Havant will benefit from thousands of pounds in funding from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). It was agreed at a recent Havant Borough Council Full Council meeting that 12 of the projects who had bid for...

Havant Borough Council approves £5 a year Council Tax rise

Havant Borough Council has announced a £5 increase in Council Tax as it works to protect services and support vulnerable residents through the coronavirus pandemic.  The increase relates only to HBC’s share of Council Tax, less then 9 per cent of...

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