Online briefings being held for election candidates

People planning to stand in forthcoming local elections can find out how to put their name forward at two briefings hosted by East Hampshire District Council’s Election Team.  Potential candidates for the Hampshire County Council elections and for any by-elections for East Hampshire District Council are asked to attend the online meetings.  The first briefing will be…

Volunteer to help beat Covid 19 in Alton

Community First are working in partnership with the local authority to help stop the spread of Covid-19.  To do this we are excited to be recruiting volunteers for a variety of roles at Alton’s brand new testing site located in the Sports Centre. As a volunteer you will be helping ensure that essential workers can…

Residents can now apply for a safer way to vote in this year’s elections

Residents in the district can apply to receive a postal vote, for elections taking place in May. On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in the district will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them locally for Hampshire County Council and the Police & Crime Commissioner. Some ward areas across the district…

Annual Parish Meeting

Headley Parish Council normally organise the Annual Parish meeting (meeting of electors) this year due to be held on 22 March 2021. We are wondering if anyone wants this meeting to be called or are you happy for it not to be organised in 2021? The meeting would of course be held via Zoom. Please…

South Downs Dark Skies Festival 2021 – ‘My Dark Skies’

February 12 – February 28 The South Downs Dark Skies Festival is back for 2021. Running between 12 – 28 February, the entire festival will be online! This year our Dark Skies Festival is all about the personal experience of the night skies where you live, learning about the constellations, the history and folk lore that goes with…

Free parking for vaccinations in East Hampshire

Residents who are asked to visit the vaccination centre in Petersfield Festival Hall to get their coronavirus vaccine will be able to park for free for the duration of their appointment thanks to East Hampshire District Council. The car park can be used on vaccination days while you are getting your jab or taking a…

COVID-19: Local Tracing Service

I wanted to ensure you receive early notification of the roll-out of this important local initiative in your district. The staggered launch of the Local Tracing Service for Hampshire started in December (established under the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Tracing Partnership) and the aim is to have all districts on board by the…

Top-up grants being issued

Businesses that qualify for local restrictions support grants for the current national lockdown, tier four restrictions in December or the November 2020 lockdown are now being automatically issued with top-up grants of up to £9,000. Over £3million in grants have been issued (Friday 22 January) to every eligible business that the council has issued a local restrictions…

COVID Winter Fuel Fund

Are you struggling to heat your home during Covid or do you haveutility bills you are worried that you cannot afford? Please call usso we can support you and help you access the Winter Fuel Fund.Details of your utility supplier and overall income will be neededbut we can explain all this when you call. Citizens…