August 2017

8 August 2017
A second phase of public drop-in sessions on proposals for a new Sport & Leisure Park at Bar End took place in July. Copies of the exhibition boards and a feedback questionnaire are now available. 
7 August 2017

Hampshire County Council is looking to cut £140 million from its budget by April 2019.This is in addition to £340 million savings already delivered over the last nine years. The council’s “Serving Hampshire – Balancing the Budget” consultation presents all possible options for making savings but sets out high-level, strategic options only, and is not proposing specific changes to services as yet. 

7 August 2017

Cars must be driven out of cities to tackle the UK’s air pollution crisis, not just replaced with electric vehicles, according to the UK government’s top adviser, Prof. Frank Kelly.

Prof Kelly said that while electric vehicles emit no exhaust fumes, they still produce large amounts of tiny pollution particles from brake and tyre dust, for which the government already accepts there is no safe limit.

July 2017

31 July 2017

Summer time is probably when more of us are out on the water enjoying our marine environment. John Hawthorne has developed nine tips for fun and eco-friendly boating to help us enjoy our seas and rivers whilst minimizing our impact on them. 

17 July 2017

On Sunday 6 August, environmental campaigners in Winchester said goodbye to outgoing Director Chris Holloway and welcomed Tom Brenan as the new head of Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC).

15 July 2017

Winchester City Council is consulting on waste, ending 14 July. WinACC encourages you to take part in the online survey.

10 July 2017

Highlights of Hampshire Climate Action Network 6 May 2017. Next meeting 14 October 9.30-1.00 in Basingstoke.

9 July 2017

Are you interested in standing for election as a trustee at WinACC's AGM on 7 October 2017, or nominating someone else? 

Candidates need to complete a candidate form together with a personal supporting statement of no more than 200 words, as well as a nomination form to be completed by their proposer and return them by Friday 8 September 2017.

8 July 2017

Over 100 people crowded into Winchester Discovery centre on Tuesday 13 June to think about what we can learn from experiences in Oxford and elsewhere.

These are the main lessons which WinACC drew from the meeting:

8 July 2017

The architects appointed by Winchester City Council have been consulting before developing an Urban Design Framework for the area. See their documents and the timetable for the next steps.