Archive for Month: January 2016

  • Councillor grants pave the way for Alton lunch club

    Trips to an Alton lunch club for over 60s will be all the sweeter after grants from East Hampshire District Councillors helped pay for an improved access. A crumbling pathway into the Vokes Lunch Club, on Normandy Street, had been causing problems for many of its members, especially as some of the diners were well…

  • Hear EHDC’s radical financial strategy at Alton Community Forum

    East Hampshire District Council Leader, Cllr Ferris Cowper, will reveal progress made in the council’s radical plans to end reliance on Government money while maintaining public services, at the next Community Forum in Alton. Cllr Cowper will outline the council’s budget for 2016/2017 at a meeting on Tuesday 26 January and will explain the council’s…

  • Alton dog owners get their chips for free

    Hundreds of Alton dog owners can get their pets microchipped for free this month. New laws say all dogs over the age of eight weeks need to be microchipped by Wednesday 6 April 2016. East Hampshire District Council’s Animal Welfare service is offering dog owners the chance to have the procedure done for free. They…

  • Alton residents urged to have their say on health services

    NHS North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, developing and paying for health services in the area. In partnership with the organisations which provide care locally, the CCG is currently reviewing how and where care is provided for the people of Alton and surrounding villages. With the population of Alton and the…

  • Council leads work to deliver state-of-the-art health campus

    Plans for a state-of-the-art health campus in Whitehill & Bordon’s new town centre are shaping up with a potential developer on board – less than a year after East Hampshire District Council pledged to take a proactive role in making it happen. Speaking at a packed community forum in January last year, the Leader of…

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