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.

A great deal with Get Up and Go

Get Up and Go – a popular programme offering a range of opportunities for those over 55 to try new activities and make new friends – is running a special week-long event to make their great suite of events even more enticing. For one week only – and...

Havant Borough Community Lottery raises vital funds for good causes 

More than £153,000 has been raised for local good causes through the Havant Borough Community Lottery since it launched more than three years ago.  The lottery was set up by Havant Borough Council in April 2018 as a way to raise money for local...

Press release from Havant Borough Council

After a 12-year partnership, Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council have decided that it is the right moment to establish their own management teams so they can focus on their different strategic priorities and deliver outcomes...

HBC launches two new grants for struggling businesses

Two new grant schemes have been launched by Havant Borough Council (HBC) for businesses impacted by the current wave of coronavirus infections. The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant (OHLG) is a one-off payment of up to £6,000 for hospitality and...

Emsworth play park opens in time for Christmas

Emsworth children have been given the gift of a new play park this Christmas, thanks to the efforts of Havant Borough Council and local charity Verity’s Gift. The new play area in Emsworth Recreation Ground is now open and offers fun, exciting, and...

Don’t fall for Santa’s scam in a van and prevent fly tipping

Havant Borough Council is asking residents to help prevent fly-tipping by not using unlicensed waste collectors and to always follow the SCRAP code when hiring someone to take away their rubbish. Using unauthorised providers can result in a fine of...

Recycling right this Christmas

After the presents have been unwrapped and the food is eaten, the Christmas holidays often leave us with a lot of rubbish – or is it recycling? Here are some helpful tips to ensure you waste less and recycle more this Christmas: Reuse old wrapping...

Havant Borough Council to boost glass recycling by introducing larger banks

New larger glass recycling banks will be launched across Havant borough in 2022 to enhance and encourage recycling. Havant Borough Council, with Norse South East (NSE), has agreed to introduce new 10,700 litre enclosed skips that are nine times...

Havant Borough Council opens Local Plan dialogue

Havant Borough Council has sent its formal response to the Planning Inspectorate following their latest query over the Local Plan - the document which will define and enforce suitable development for the borough. The council seeks to work with...

A brighter Christmas for local businesses with help from Havant Borough Council

Havant Borough Council (HBC) has allocated funding to support local Christmas lights and trees across the borough through the Welcome Back Fund. The fund is being used to support lights and Christmas trees in: Emsworth Market Parade and West Street...

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