Many of us were saddened by last month's destruction by fire of the railway cottages on the east side of the Langstone Road approach to Hayling Island. The Grade 2 listed cottages were originally built as labourers' cottages and later lived in by the crossing-keeper for the Hayling branch line. A private petition has recently … Continue reading Petition regarding the Langstone Railway cottages.
Thursday 13th December marked the first of what we hope will become a regular event in the Gazebo Garden in the run up to Christmas. This rather magical picture of our 'St. Lucy' sums up the evening. For those of you unfamiliar with the Scandinavian tradition of a St Lucy's Day festival and procession, you … Continue reading St Lucy’s Day pictures
The Christmas Wreath making workshop was organised by the Havant Civic Society and held on Friday 7th at St Faith's Church, a beautiful and welcoming venue. All proceeds were donated to the fund for restoring the historic banner depicting St Faith which is currently at the London School of needlework for assessment. Hilary Deadman gave … Continue reading Christmas wreath making workshop success!
Havant Civic Society have been invited to attend a meeting of the Business and Commercial Services Scrutiny Panel on Wednesday 5th December to discuss the subject of litter in the town. Please take a couple of minutes to answer the two questions below, pressing the 'Submit' button when you've finished. The responses we receive will … Continue reading A quick and easy litter questionnaire
We are concerned that both the East Pallant and the Bear Hotel car parks are included in the Draft Local Plan to 2036 as sites for residential development. Objections from the Civic Society, The Spring and St Faith’s Church about the impact of this have not yet altered the Council’s thinking. These car parks are … Continue reading East Street car parks under threat
Havant Civic Society and St Faith's Church Lantern Procession and Carols on St Lucy's Day, Thursday 13th December at 6.00pm. Meet at the Pallant House, behind Waitrose, then walk by lantern light to the Gazebo Garden for carols followed by refreshments. Everyone Welcome Please bring a lantern Download our St Lucy's day poster to print and … Continue reading St Lucy’s Day Lantern Procession and Carols at the Gazebo
Photographs from St Faith's Church, Havant, November 2018. With thanks to Ann Buckley.
Here's another take on the Regeneration debate at last night's Havant Borough Council Meeting, as covered by the News.
Havant Civic Society are members of the Langstone Stakeholder Working Group of the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). ESCP have sent out an invitation to the upcoming public drop in events for the Langstone Coastal Defence Study in November. This will be an opportunity for them to share with the community the coastal defence options shortlisted for the Langstone frontage … Continue reading Langstone Coastal Defence Study – Public drop in events