The Town Hall is now closed:
Staff are working as normal where possible and services can be contacted using the following numbers.
We are focusing on essential services such as paying Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. Please call us on 023 9254 5325. More information about benefits can be found on the benefits page.
To find out more information about what help and support is available from the Government see the Business page.
Anns Hill Cemetery grounds are operating winter closure hours until further notice - 8am to 4pm.
Interments of cremated remains have been postponed until further notice.
Burials are taking place with a graveside service and only immediate family in attendance.
Community help is available for the vulnerable and those in need from the Coronavirus community page. If you want to volunteer to help vulnerable people in the community please contact GVA by telephone or email here
Please call our Council Tax department directly on 02392 545470 or email council.tax:@gosport.gov.uk or email@example.com
All events are cancelled until the end of June. For more information please see our events page.
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All events have been cancelled.
Grass cutting and essential maintenance will still be carried out in the borough's parks, open spaces and verges in the coming weeks.
We will continue this work in line with the government's strict social distancing guidelines with operatives working alone in a safe space away from members of the public.
Our parks and open spaces have remained open for you to carry out daily exercise during the COVID-19 outbreak. To ensure these areas remain safe, clean and a pleasant place for individuals or members from the same household to exercise in, our Streetscene Operations team will continue to maintain them.
Essential work will also take place where safety is an issue and to ensure the ongoing maintenance of certain sports facilities, such as cricket wickets, sports pitches and bowling greens which require regular, specialist attention
Is now operating.
We are working hard to keep our tenants safe, support our communities and continue to deliver essential services.We are focusing on essential services, such as emergency repairs, gas and fire safety and responding to serious incidents.
The market is now closed except for sales of food and vegetables.
Play areas, outdoor gyms, skate parks, outdoor sports facilities and public toilets in the Borough are now closed. Council tennis courts and MUGA's are open.
Parks, outdoor spaces and the beach will remain open for essential daily exercise and dog walking but please ensure you stay 2m away from anyone else to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.
From 10.00am tomorrow, (Friday 22 May) Gosport Borough Council car parks at Fort Road, Alverbank West and Pebbles - Stokes Bay, Beach Road - Lee-on-the-Solent and Hardway Slipway will be reopened for use as part of a staged response to the Government's guidance on public recreation.
Parking charges, as listed on the Council's website and at car park locations will now apply to all public car parks which are open in the Borough including those which were opened last week. Payment must be made using contactless card payments (where available) or by downloading the MiPermit app. Cash payments will not be possible to help reduce the spread of infection.
Alver Valley East and Alverbank East car parks will not be opening at this time.
We remind anyone using our car parks and facilities to consider carefully the need for their journey and to continue social distancing and practice good hygiene.
If people do not follow the social distancing guidance which is in place to prevent the spread of infection, these arrangements will be reviewed.
Please note: The Government's latest information states that you can travel to outdoor open spaces and people in England can spend more time outdoors and enjoy a wider range of activities for any length of time subject to social distancing rules. You can spend time with one member of another household, as long as you stick to strict social distancing guidelines at all times, staying 2 metres apart.
• Gather with more than one member of another household, for example to play sports
• Go on holiday
• Visit and stay overnight at a holiday home or second home
• Visit the homes of friends and family, unless it's to help a vulnerable person, for medical reasons, or to take a child to another household with whom parental responsibilities are shared. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-guidance-on-access-to-green-spaces
Hampshire County Council run HWRC are now open, subject to the restrictions detailed on their website.
Accommodation has been found for all known rough sleepers in the Borough.
All schools were closed on March 20, following a Government announcement.
Recycling and rubbish collections
Garden Waste collections
Bottle banks - please do not leave glass bottles on the pavement. If the banks are full, please return another time
All Council run Sports Pavilions and changing facilities have been closed until further notice. There will be no new sports pitch bookings for football or cricket until further notice.