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  • Cllr Saunders visits human rights court

    Cllr Robert Saunders recently attended the 32nd plenary session of the Council of Europe (CoE) Congress of Local Authorities in Strasbourg. The three day event included debates on a range of topics including tackling anti-gypsyism, supporting Turkey towards more local democracy and what can be done to make the democratic process more attractive and accessible…

  • 2017 Grass Cutting programme

      The Grass Cutting programme for 2017 will begin on Monday 27th February. This programme includes the cutting of those Hampshire County Council highway verges and open spaces under the control of East Hampshire District Council . Each of these areas will receive nine visits during March to October. The grass will be cut with…

  • EHDC set to make consecutive Council Tax cuts

    Pioneering East Hampshire District Council is again planning to set itself apart from other local authorities in the country by cutting its share of Council Tax instead of putting it up. If approved, the 2.6% cut would be the council’s second consecutive Council Tax cut, following a 2 per cent reduction last year. And Conservative…

  • RingGo is a go go!

    The notorious coin search for parking is no more in East Hampshire. East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) has launched RingGo cashless parking as an alternative to pay and display in its car parks. RingGo is an easy to use service which enables users to pay via credit or debit card, instead of having to use…

  • Recycle Right – Let’s get it sorted

    Residents in East Hampshire are being given advice on how to become more waste aware. Recycle Right tells people how to sort out their waste and dispose of unwanted items by putting the right things in the right place. Throughout October, a colourful Recycle Right leaflet is being delivered to every household, along with next…

  • Speak your mind on waste collection and environmental services

    A new survey is giving residents have the chance to have their say on East Hampshire District Council’s bin collections and other environmental services. The council is keen to get views on its waste and recycling collections as well as street cleaning, ground maintenance and public toilets. The survey can be completed online on EHDC’s…

  • Council demands clarity on Farnborough Airport plans

    East Hampshire District Council is demanding more information about plans to alter the airspace around TAG Farnborough Airport. Councillors expressed their deep concerns about the noise and environmental impact of proposals that would lead to more planes flying lower over parts of East Hampshire. During a debate at Full Council, on Thursday 22 September, councillors…

  • Business rates discount to encourage new premises

    Businesses in East Hampshire could soon get discounts of up to £150,000 on business rates to build new premises. The scheme will help new and established businesses build new premises enabling them to expand and develop modern working environments. East Hampshire District Council aims to be the most business-friendly council in the UK and is…

  • Improvements to Alton Station Forecourt

    Improvements will be taking place at Alton Station Forecourt to enhance it as a key ‘gateway’ into the town and to the South Downs National Park – this is your chance to comment on the plans. East Hampshire District Council, working with South West Trains, Hampshire County Council and Alton Town Council are proposing a…

  • Local government for the future

    With an innovative strategy and ambitious targets, East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) is developing a new model of local government that will protect and improve services for the future. East Hampshire District Council’s Annual Report 2015-16, which is called Overview, tracks the progress of the council in the last financial year, and there are many…

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