April 2017

28 April 2017

The government's bid to delay publications of the air quality plan until end of June - after the general election - has been rejected. The court has set a new deadline of 4pm on May 9th, after the local elections.

More details are on businessGreen's website.

27 April 2017

WinACC looks to all political parties to commit to Britain’s leadership role on climate change and spell out what that means in their election manifestos. Download the full document which is summarised below.

26 April 2017

If you sometimes wonder where to start with tackling your own greenhouse gas emissions, WinACC Trustee Bob Whitmarsh has just published a book to help you. 

"Achieving a low carbon household" is a book about how all individuals and households can change their lifestyles to reduce their carbon emissions. 

24 April 2017

'Fossil Free Uk' reports that just over 100 UK organisations have now committed to divest away from fossil fuel companies. They say "It’s been incredible watching such a range of institutions – from universities, to faith, to health, to local government and pension funds – publicly commit to cut their ties with the fossil fuel industry, and see some of the incredible organising and campaigning that has got us there."

7 April 2017

The Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership is delighted to announce that the popular rail bus link between
Eastleigh Station and Marwell Zoo will be returning for 2017.

The M1 bus service will run from April 8 to 4 September 2017 and will be operated by First Bus.

7 April 2017

Winchester City Council adopted the Winchester District Local Plan Part 2 – Development Management and Site Allocations on 5 April 2017.   All documents are on the Council’s website.

2 April 2017

We launched BREATHE for better air, transport, health and environment at our meeting on 1 April 2017. We want the BREATHE name and logo to be taken up by everyone who wants better air, transport, health and environment. We hope you will run your own BREATHE actions.

March 2017

31 March 2017

Tell candidates you want action from the County Council to tackle climate change. The list of candidates is on the HCC website.

24 March 2017

WinACC's draft plan for the financial year 2017-2018 puts more emphasis on how we influence the infrastructure of Winchester District. Please have a look and let us know your thoughts.

23 March 2017

A new play area was officially opened today at Abbotts Walk by the Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Jane Rutter, and Olympic athlete, Iwan Thomas.

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