November 2014

27 November 2014

Tuesday 2 December is Triple Tenner Tuesday.

Donate £10 to WinACC and it could be boosted by an extra £20.

For one day only, will randomly allocate £20 of matchfunding to 1,000 of the £10 donations it receives. You can make as many £10 donations as you wish during the day.

27 November 2014

The new Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), launching in December, will help large organisations cut their electricity use with a detailed energy audit. The Government press release said that by reducing energy consumption by 1 per cent, big businesses could save over £250 million on their energy bills annually. Big businesses are paying for five power stations worth of electricity each year they don’t need. However even reducing their energy consumption by 1 per cent could save over £250 million on their energy bills annually.

24 November 2014

A new report reviewing "divest in fossil fuels" campaigns - does it work? Will it make a difference? Come to the open meeting on January 13 Keeping fossil fuels in the ground: the power of big business to hear about the fossil fuel divestment and TTIP and discuss WinACC's position and how we can act.

20 November 2014

Winchester City Council have recently submitted a new planning application focusing on the Extra-Care scheme on Chesil street. The Council aspires to replace residential permit parking and build a day centre and communal facilities for the local residents.

To read more about this, click here.

19 November 2014

Metal is one of the most recycled materials in the world. Due to the nature of its structure, metal can be recycled an infinite number of times.

18 November 2014

On 25 November 2014 a huge number of national and international organisations will be tweeting about the growing concern of climate change. Authorities will flag issues concerning food, waste, cities, the natural environment and many more topics.

From 9am until 7pm you'll be able to join in on the discussion by tweeting your questions and opinions on how climate change is affecting our world today. Different experts will be responding to questions throughout the day. Organisations taking part will be tweeting on how they're doing their part for the environment.

18 November 2014

Get on the bus for free!

Following improvements of bus number 66 Stagecoach are offering the opportunity to travel on this service for free between 2 November and 30 November, after 7pm in the evenings and all day on Sunday!

17 November 2014
pedestrians and bikes onlyA recent report scoring town centres for vitality shows that shops in Winchester City have nothing to fear from the enthusiasm for a traffic-free central zone in the recent meeting on the Local Plan.
17 November 2014

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Reports from its Fifth Assessment (2013-2014)