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WWI Tommy Soldier figure to be unveiled

A permanent sculpture, known as Tommy, will be unveiled outside the Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant during a short ceremony on Friday 9 November at 11am.  The specially designed metal figure depicting the outline of a lone soldier is...

Drainage work begins

Work to rectify persistent drainage problems at Hobby Close open space in Wecock is now underway. Havant Borough Council, working with Wecock Farm Big Local, has secured funds to enable the improvement work to go ahead. Phase one of the work will...

There but not there

The borough of Havant will join a national campaign to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. As part of the borough’s commemoration of Armistice on 11 November the installation of 15 transparent seated military figures will be taking...

Mayor’s magical Christmas card competition gets underway!

The Mayor of Havant, Councillor Peter Wade, is calling on school children in the borough to design his Christmas card. The annual competition is open to pupils in years four, five and six (8-11 years old) from schools in the borough of Havant....

New cycle path coming soon to Langstone

A new off-road cycle path along Langstone Road will be created to make it easier and safer to cycle between Hayling Island and Havant town centre. The cycle path, designed by Havant Borough Council and funded by developer contributions from...

Joint animal welfare team are top dogs in RSPCA awards

The team that runs animal welfare for East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council has scooped three gold medals from the RSPCA. The two councils now share an animal welfare team and the new set-up has yielded instant success. As part...

Dementia awareness session to be held at the Plaza

Havant Borough Council has signed up to the Dementia Friends initiative to mark this year’s World Alzheimer’s Day and will be hosting a session to raise awareness of the condition. The Dementia Friends initiative aims to transform the way people...

Wheels in motion for new bus service

Commuters wanting to travel on public transport between Hayling Island and Portsmouth will be able to much more easily from Monday 24 September. The new 149 route is being launched to run from Eastoke Corner to the Hayling Island ferry terminus to...

Funding scored for pavilion refurbishment

The pavilion in Barton’s Green, Havant, is set to be transformed after funding was secured to refurbish the facility. The Football Foundation has awarded Havant Borough Council and Widbrook United FC a grant of £203,451 from the Premier League...

Step up and change things - A councillor can

Havant Borough Council is encouraging local people who want to make a difference in the community to consider becoming a local councillor. With local elections being held every year the council is keen to encourage those who want to give something...

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