HBC latest news

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.

If you have an urgent media enquiry, please email publicrelations@havant.gov.uk 

Council supports more organisations through new discretionary rate relief scheme

More local organisations in the borough are set to receive extra financial support as Havant Borough Council launch its new discretionary Rate Relief Scheme. The revised scheme will see more than £169k of discretionary, alongside £2.4m of mandatory...

Building a better future starts now

At a Full Council meeting held on Wednesday 21 September, councillors approved the consultation on a new Local Plan for the borough. The Local Plan is an important strategy required by law that will help decide, manage and shape development in the...

Public Service Plaza closure for the State Funeral

On Monday 19 September - the day of the State Funeral - the Public Service Plaza will be closed as a mark of respect for the late monarch. The Public Service Plaza will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 20 September. Tuesday marks the last day that residents...

Candlelit vigil on Sunday for Her Majesty the Queen

An outdoor candlelit vigil is being held in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday (18 September) outside St Faith’s Church as part of the National Moment of Reflection, with residents welcome to attend. Starting at 7.50pm under the...

Bank Holiday bin collections

With the Bank Holiday recently announced for Monday 19 September, bin collection dates for that week only will change for residents. No collections will be made on Monday 19 September, with all collections that week being moved forward one day.  ...

The borough of Havant pays its respects

Following the sad passing of Her Majesty the Queen, Havant Borough Council has been ensuring the public can readily leave their condolences whilst preparing for local Proclamation Day events which will be taking place this Sunday (11 September) in...

Council launches Food Voucher Scheme for vulnerable households and pensioners

Havant Borough Council has launched its Food Voucher Scheme for vulnerable households and pensioners in the borough, as part of the extended Household Support Fund. The food vouchers are a one-off voucher that can be used in supermarkets to help...

Water Quality testing begins off Hayling Island

Southern Water has launched a real-time water quality testing buoy off Hayling Island. Water quality is an important public issue, with stakeholders calling for Southern Water to take a leading role to ensure the public are informed about water...

More time to help us make our play areas the best they can be!

The consultation on play areas in the borough has been extended until Friday 9 September. This will allow more people the opportunity to partake in the survey asking for resident’s feedback and views to help shape the future of two play areas in the...

Bank holiday bin collections

Bin collections across the Borough of Havant will not change during the August bank holiday. All rubbish, recycling and garden waste due to be collected on Monday 29 August will continue as usual. Householders are reminded to have their bins out...

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