Category Archives: East Hampshire District Council news

#Grayshott Parking Solutions

If you were unable to attend the parking exhibition held at the Village hall last Thursday you can still have your say! The material that was on display has been uploaded as 8 documents on the EHDC page of Please review these and complete a questionnaire. The documents are as follows: 1. Car park […]

Solving Grayshott’s parking problems

Proposals to fix Grayshott’s parking problems will be put to the public at an exhibition in the village. Residents and businesses will have the chance to comment on a range of ways to help get Grayshott moving. With no parking restrictions in any of Grayshott’s council-owned car parks, or on its main roads, the village […]

Grayshott announced as Champion of Champions!

Grayshott was honoured with the title Champion of Champions after another raft of awards in a competition for Hampshire communities. And in the same competition Grayshott councillor and EHDC Leader, Cllr Ferris Cowper, was given a lifetime achievement award for his years of work in the community. In all, the village won seven gongs in […]

A combined authority or a single county unitary authority?

Five district and borough councils in Hampshire have joined forces to explain what ‘devolution’ and ‘unitarisation’ would mean for you. Councils are currently considering the best way to run local services in the future. Proposals include ‘devolution’, which would see money and powers passed down from the government to local councils, and ‘unitarisation’ which might […]

Boundary Road Residents’ Association Update

Great News! Thanks to Ferris Cowper and all his support and guidance our application for a £25,000 grant towards the repair of Boundary Road was agreed at East Hants DC Cabinet Meeting last Thursday. This is in addition to the £10,000 he has secured from the County Council Rural Projects’ Fund. Additionally we have promises […]

EHDC Local Plan: Part 3 Consultation

East Hampshire District Authority have started work on Part 3 of the Local Plan. They have produced an early consultation document to enable communities to get involved and to raise suggestions on the scope and content of Part 3. The consultation runs to 16th May 2016 and full details can be found here: Part […]

EHDC approve economic redevelopment at Applegarth

Planning permission for Applegarth’s economic redevelopment has recently been granted by East Hampshire District Council which will next consider the application for 80 homes at Applegarth Vale which is key to funding the whole project. Applegarth’s plans for economic redevelopment have proven to be an extremely popular concept. The application was backed by 243 positive public comments […]

EHDC grant for Grayshott Market Shoppa bus service

East Hampshire District Council is backing the introduction of the first regular Grayshott Market Shoppa bus service with a £1,000 start up grant. Councillor Ferris Cowper, Leader of East Hampshire District Council, when presenting the grant cheque comments “I’m delighted to approve this grant of £1,000 from my EHDC Councillor Devolved Grant budget to provide […]

Grayshott in focus for EHDC Leader and Chief Executive

East Hampshire District Council Leader Ferris Cowper and Chief Executive Sandy Hopkins discussed some of Grayshott’s pressing issues as part of a tour of the village last week. They visited many of Grayshott’s important organisations and talked with key community figures about the challenges they face. Cllr Cowper, Ward Councillor for Grayshott, said they saw […]