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.

We are sorry about your bins

Havant Borough Council and Norse South East are really sorry for the recent disruption to bin collections that has happened across the borough. Rubbish, recycling and garden waste bins have been affected and we are working together to do everything...

Successful Blue Flag inspection on Hayling Island

Following an unexpected visit from Keep Britain Tidy, the Beachlands area of Hayling Island remains worthy of flying the prestigious and world acclaimed Blue Flag. During a mystery shopper style visit a team from the organisation who awards seaside...

Have you got five minutes to tell us how you are coping with the coronavirus crisis?

The enormous impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt across the borough in many different ways. It's why we were keen to hear what you think. We would like to understand how the pandemic continues to affect you and what you are comfortable...

Havant Thicket Reservoir given planning permission

Plans for an 8.7 billion litre storage reservoir spanning 160 hectares in between Leigh Park, Havant and Rowlands Castle in East Hampshire has been granted permission to go ahead by neighbouring local authorities. The detailed planning application...

Havant Borough Council wins national award for planning and the environment

Havant Borough Council has received national acclaim, winning the natural environment category in the prestigious Planning Awards. Announced in an online ceremony this afternoon, the council won the "Award for planning for the natural environment"...

What do your kids want from Waterlooville recreation ground?

Does your family use Waterlooville recreation ground? Then Havant Borough Council (HBC) and Waterlooville Action Group (WAG) want to hear from you. The partnership is aiming to get funding to refurbish the play area at the park and wants to hear...

Bank holiday beach busters

With Hayling Island being a popular destination to visit, Havant Borough Council together with partner agencies have been busy during the bank holiday weekend to ensure an enjoyable time for everyone. Starting from 7am every day during the recent...

Disruption to bin collections in the borough

Update - Friday 4 June 2021 Unfortunately, due to staff shortages at Norse South East (NSE) we are experiencing some issues with bin collections throughout the borough this week. We will be doing everything we can to catch-up on the missed or...

Pledge to litter pick for a cleaner borough

With Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean fortnight underway and World Environment Day approaching, we are encouraging everyone to get involved by helping pick up litter whilst out on a walk or enjoying their local green space. Our outdoor...

Havant pub officially made important community asset

Havant Borough Council has accepted a nomination from a community group to list a popular Leigh Park pub as an Asset of Community Value (ACV). The Friends of the Swallow community group nominated the pub as an ACV, which is a building or other land...

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