Local experts will be answering questions on the best way to grow fruit and vegetables sustainably at Incredible Edible Winchester’s Gardeners' Question Time on 17 May at The Winchester Club, Highfield Lodge, Worthy Lane, Winchester SO23 7AB.
What's the aim?
The Campaign Against Climate Change is putting pressure on the government about their backtracking on climate change.
We thought you would want to know what candidates in the 5 May 2016 Winchester City Council elections thought about climate change and related matters such as energy.
WinACC supporters quizzed election candidates from every party (Conservatives, Green Party, Labour, Liberal Democrats and UKIP) and independents standing in those new wards where there are most WinACC supporters: Alresford & Itchen Valley, Badger Farm & Oliver's Battery, St Barnabas, St Michael, St Paul, The Worthys and Upper Meon Valley.
The Mayor of Winchester Cllr Angela Clear presented prizes to six winners of the Re:Design Challenge at the Re:Design Exhibition on Monday 25 April. The exhibition at the Tourist Information Centre was an showcase of all of items that were entered into Re:Design challenge bringing the Great Waste year to an exciting close.
2014 and 2015 were the hottest years since records began in 1850. February 2016 had the highest monthly temperature anomaly ever seen relative to the average from 1951-1980 and broke the record set by the previous month.These startling observations caused scientists to take a new look at the 15-year, so-called hiatus in global warming that appears to have started in 1998.
An all-party Parliamentary group has been set up to look at whether economic growth is always a good thing or whether there are environmental and social limits beyond which further growth is too risky. Find out more
An amusing video about Hinkley Point C nuclear power station focussing on the economic case by Robert Llewellyn who supports nuclear power, just not Hinkley Point C
The entries in the Winchester Station Approach Design Competition will be on display in Winchester Guildhall for a week starting 9 May, including the competition winner’s.
Sparsholt College's planning application was rejected 7 votes to 1 at the Winchester City Council Planning Committee on Thursday 21 April, even though the Planning Department recommended approval.
WinACC will be given the profits from the sales of "This changes everything", a conceptual album of original music on climate change, to be released on 3 June by Splendid Fred, The University of Winchester’s own record label. Please buy it when it's released - available on iTunes.