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Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) works to cut the carbon footprint of Winchester district. We are local residents, businesses and policy-makers, working together to tread more lightly on the planet. Together, we can create a better future.

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Winchester City Council is reviewing its Licensing Policy for taxis (technically "Hackney and Private Hire Vehicles, Drivers and Private Hire Operators" and welcome your comments by 2 March. You might want to suggest that taxis should produce as little greenhouse gas as possible.

Winchester City Council held a public consultation on its draft Air Quality Action Plan for the city centre. WinACC replied that the actions set out in the plan probably won't be enough to keep air pollution within legal limits by 2020.

Dates and topics of WinACC open meetings 2017.

Around 150 people joined Winchester Friends of the Earth Air Pollution Demo on Sunday 11 December.

Coming events

February 2017

Friendly, welcoming and lively open meeting - guest speakers from HAB housing on how the company designs its homes and communities to be low energy in both construction and use, using their new development at Lovedon Fields in Kings Worthy as the example. This meeting is very popular and unless you book a seat, you are unlikely to get in. Email events@winacc.org.uk or ring 01962 827083 to book.

March 2017

The Food action group aims to promote community food growing and stop food being wasted.

For more information contact food@winacc.org.uk.

The chair is Clare Shorter.

The Transport Action Group aims to cut emissions from transport, especially the private car and flying. We lobby for better public transport, more attention to walking and cycling, and to reduce the adverse effects of traffic in the city. Contact transport@winacc.org.uk.

More energy is wasted heating and cooling business premises than in any other activity.

With energy costs rising, and unlikely to fall, whether you own or rent your premises, hear how you can save money and speak to others in the same situation.

Breakfast followed by 3 speakers highlighting the issues and some practical steps you can take finishing with a "Green Impact" session for those signed up to the Winchester City Council scheme. www.greenimpact.org.uk/wcc

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As 2017 brings uncertainty and political turmoil, WinACC needs your help to keep the light of hope shining in the dark. Please give as much as you can today.

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