Havant's Repair Café team members are hosting 'Dr Bike' sessions in Havant Park during September. These sessions provide a golden opportunity to get your bike out of the shed, dust it off, and re-awaken your enjoyment of a healthy form of exercise and transport. Safety is the key here and these sessions, supported by Havant … Continue reading Havant’s Repair Café -‘Dr. Bike’ Sessions in September
Together with Anna Glanville-Hearson, our hard working secretary and Gazebo Garden Coordinator, the local Havant nature-friendly garden specialist, Martin Hampton, recently led an evening guided walk for 14 members of the Denmead Belles WI group. We went to the Meadow and 3-Pond Copse at Lower Grove Road and then on to the Gazebo Garden where … Continue reading Denmead Belles WI visit to the Gazebo
A big vote of thanks to Waitrose and Partners for their generosity to the local community! To all of you HCS members, friends, relatives or just casual shoppers with an interest in our 'Secret Garden', you've managed to raise a terrific total of £480 on the Community Matters - 'green token' - Scheme at Waitrose … Continue reading A very big ‘Thank You’ to all our Waitrose shoppers!
'Car Park redevelopment' may be something of a misnomer and it's worth reading the document that was presented at the Havant Borough Council Cabinet meeting on March 20th. In this document, you will find further explanation of the project proposal and the timescales. The timescales appear to be driven by conditions on the component of … Continue reading Civic Plaza ‘Car Park Redevelopment’ project
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
If you've been traveling into Portsmouth recently - or more specifically around Portsea Island - you cannot fail to have noticed the ongoing work on design and development of new sea defences. While this is well outside our area, the problem of global sea level rise and the rapidly decaying state of sea defences along … Continue reading Langstone Sea Defences
Saturday June 23rd was a day to remember in Havant, not just for us local residents, but also for two young residents of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. Tom (aged 5) and William (aged 3) landed at Heathrow at 7:00 am with their journalist mum ( a Fairfield School pupil from the era of Mrs. … Continue reading June 23rd celebrations in Havant
If you happen to own a Tesla, you'll be interested to know that we have an eight bay charging centre - the 'Portsmouth Supercharger' - right here in the town. Click the link for details.
Since 2013 a group of volunteers has been looking after the cemeteries in New Lane, Eastern Road and Warblington. They are now the Friends of Havant Cemeteries (FoHC) and meet on the morning of the last Tuesday of each month to work on clearing and tidying the cemeteries, managing weeds, sowing wild flowers, and they also have … Continue reading June 23rd – Heritage at your feet