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.

Grants on their way to more than 700 Havant borough businesses

More than 700 Havant borough businesses will receive grants through the Restart grant and additional restrictions grant schemes from Havant Borough Council (HBC). The details of these businesses are now undergoing fraud checks before they can be...

Free home testing kits for everyone

Community testing sites across the borough are now distributing free coronavirus home testing kits to anyone aged 16 and over. With some restrictions now lifted, allowing two households and up to six people to reunite outdoors at a safe distance,...

Have your say on the future of Havant borough’s high streets

Havant borough’s high street businesses, and the residents who use them, are urged to complete a brief questionnaire about their views on the future of the high street.  Havant Borough Council has commissioned expert advisors, Heartflood, to produce...

Leisure centres off to a great start thanks to recovery funding

Leisure centres in Havant and Waterlooville will recover stronger and faster thanks to more than £265,000 of funding secured by Havant Borough Council. The money is part of a £100 million National Leisure Recovery Fund, distributed by Sport England...

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....

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...

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...

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