Duck house in middle of pond

Popular ponds leased to Parish Council

11 January 2023

During recent partnership meetings between the Council and Hartley Wintney Parish Council, discussions took place on the ongoing management of two popular local ponds, Hatten’s and Causeway ponds

Christmas tree recycling

21 December 2022

Drop off your real Christmas tree between Monday 2 January and Sunday 29 January 2023 at one of the following sites:

Christmas donations to Hart Foodbank

30 November 2022

Hart District Council's Communities Team recently organised a collection from Hart District Council staff and councillors for items to be used by Hart Foodbank to provide Christmas hampers to local residents. They delivered the donated items to the foodbank on Monday (28 November), ready for hampers to be made up and distributed from the beginning of December. 

Hart supports White Ribbon Day

25 November 2022

We’re supporting White Ribbon Day today to end violence against women and girls and raise awareness of domestic abuse.

The day falls in the same week as the start of the FIFA men’s World Cup, with the charity highlighting how men and boys can play their part to achieve gender equality.

Celebrate Christmas 2022 in Hart

22 November 2022

Christmas celebrations take place all over Hart in the build-up to the big day. We've made a list below of all Christmas activities and events across Hart we are aware of, grouped by location. If you would like your event added to this page please contact us.

Remembrance 2022

10 November 2022

This year’s Remembrance commemorates military and civilian service. We remember the Armed Forces, and their families, from Britain and the Commonwealth, the vital role played by the emergency services and those who have lost their lives as a result of conflict or terrorism.

There are a number of events across Hart to mark the occasion:

Hart celebrates World Planning Day

8 November 2022

We are joining the international celebration of World Town Planning Day!

The day reflects on how good planning improves the lives of people and benefits our societies, creating places to live, work and play together.

Two practical webinars for your home

3 November 2022

Hart residents are invited to join for two energy webinars next week. Both will give practical, independent information from experts who have a wealth of experience in the industry.

They are being delivered by the Warmer Homes Group from Reading's Climate Action Network but are relevant to all.

Joint Council Chief Executive steps down

19 October 2022

Joint Chief Executive Patricia Hughes will be stepping down from Hart District Council at the end of this week to pursue a new chapter in her life, although she still intends to continue to be involved in local government.

Patricia joined the Council in 2012, initially as a Corporate Director, before being appointed as a Joint Chief Executive (Head of Paid Service) in 2014.