Community groups and infrastructure providers urged to bid for part of the £1.75m available to better Havant

IN ORDER to make the borough of Havant a better place to live, work and visit, infrastructure providers and community groups are being urged to step forward and bid for project funding.

Wednesday, 28th June 2017, 1:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:01 pm

Havant Borough Council has more than £1.75m to spend on infrastructure in borough, including £200,000 for neighbourhood projects.

These funds are from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) a charge paid by developers, mostly from the building of new homes.

The bidding process for CIL funds commences this Friday and will end on Friday, August 11.

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Bids can be made for infrastructure projects by infrastructure providers and community groups.

Councillor Tim Pike, cabinet lead for strategic innovation, infrastructure and projects said: ‘This is a fantastic opportunity for community groups to come forward and have a real involvement in making the borough better for current residents and future generations.’