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EHDC’s Local Plan consultation

Published: 20 Dec 2022

EHDC is consulting on the next Local Plan for our district. The deadline to respond is Monday 16 January. Find tips on how to respond and view PeCAN’s draft submission here.

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National Tree Week at Adhurst Allotments

Published: 03 Dec 2022

A new Miyawaki miniature forest is being planted at Adhurst Allotments for National Tree Week!

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A Fruit Tree in Every Garden is BACK!

Published: 18 Nov 2022

Due to popular demand, Petersfield Climate Action Network’s ‘A Fruit Tree In Every Garden’ initiative is back! 

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'Weed' spraying in Petersfield

Published: 19 Aug 2022

Contractors will be spraying herbicides in and around Petersfield on 22nd and 23rd August. 

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Petersfield Walking Festival

Published: 12 Aug 2022

The ‘Downs and Weald Revealed’ at the inaugural Petersfield Walking Festival - this month!

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The South Downs: excellent cycling territory

Published: 12 Aug 2022

Are you a keen cyclist? Petersfield Bike Buddies is a fantastic local group to join.

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Beekeepers praised for engagement with visitors at Eco...

Published: 22 Jul 2022

The Petersfield and District Beekeepers Association were basking in glory after they won the Eco Fair Award for the Best Stall

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Results in from No Mow May...flowers!

Published: 15 Jun 2022

Hampshire roadside verges have grown long and floral as a result of local council support for No Mow May, the Plantlife campaign to increase plant and insect diversity.

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Gardening for nature

Published: 16 Feb 2022

16 Feb 2022 - Melanie Oxley, a Wilder Garden Champion with Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, shares some advice about what garden owners can do to accommodate nature.

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