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  • Bucking national trend and investing £1.5m in community welfare

    East Hampshire District Council’s share of Council Tax has been frozen and £1.5 million has been put aside to help the community, it was unanimously agreed at Full Council last night. The Council Tax freeze will be welcome news to residents and is the sixth consecutive year that EHDC’s share of tax has been either…

  • Local Plan will reflect Government drive for more homes

    East Hampshire District Council is preparing to consult on a plan that will seek to create vibrant communities with the right blend of jobs, infrastructure and environmental protection. The council’s new Local Plan will map out the future development of the area outside of the South Downs National Park. The plan will set out what…

  • Boost for Alton as town council and EHDC strike up new way of working

    Alton Town Council and East Hampshire District Council will be working in a new way to enhance the town. Looking to benefit from a closer working relationship, the two councils have agreed to explore new ways of developing the town’s economic prospects, its infrastructure, investment and promotion. Using expertise gathered through the redevelopment of Whitehill…

  • How Conservatives in Government are building a country that works for everyone

    At party conference in October we announced the: Scrapping of the cap on the amount councils can borrow against their Housing Revenue Account (HRA) assets. Banning combustible cladding systems on certain types of buildings and the creation of a New Homes Ombudsman to champion home buyers and hold developers to account. A £200 million fund…