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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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Latest news

Winchester City Council are holding a conference to explore ways in which the Council can do more in the area of sustainable food on the 12th October.

For the next few months the University of Southampton is offering free training in sustainable hairdressing. A small salon putting the training into practice could use 24150 kwh less energy, 143,000 litres less water and save over £5000 a year!

How to challenge your pension fund to carry out its legal duty to take account of climate risks, whether you are already drawing your pension or still paying into one, and whether it's a private pension, an employer's pension, or local government pension.

Campaigning to urge business and financial institutions to divest from fossil fuels - is it worthwhile, and how to do it - with links

Please support Sparsholt College Planning Application for the Hampshire Renewable Energy Demonstration Centre and Green Gas Mill by emailing - application number 16/01679/FUL.

Coming events

October 2016

WinACC's AGM is a great way to find out what we've been involved in over the past 12 months and our plans for the year ahead. Elections to the board are held at each AGM and we have three candidates who have been nominated to become trustees. More details about the nominees can be found on our website

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

For more information contact

The chair is Clare Shorter.



Winchester Cathedral and the diocese of Winchester's environmental group are presenting a series of three evening events in September and October 2016. The third evening presents an introduction to Eco Church and working towards a greener future.

The Renewable Energy action group promotes increased use of renewable energy in Winchester district by raising awareness influencing local policies and promoting locally based, larger scale renewable energy generation schemes.

To find out more about this group click here or contact

Chaired by Richard Ritchie.

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