July 2017

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.

7 July 2017

WinACC ran our pollution poll at the Hat Fair on Sunday 2 July 2017 to ask people what they want done about air pollution in Winchester. 

More than half of the people voted to restrict vehicle access to the town centre to essential vehicles only (such as disability and delivery) and to create more pedestrian areas. 

Next, chosen by over a third of voters, was "Making a bigger difference between parking charges - raise charges to park in the centre, and cut charges to use park-and-ride".

3 July 2017

The results from a new report suggest that toxic air pollution is a problem in far more places than the government has admitted.

Unmasked: the true story of the air you’re breathing’ summarises the pollution monitoring carried out by thousands of Friends of the Earth (FoE) supporters up and down the country. And the findings point towards the government underplaying the true extent of the issue.

June 2017

26 June 2017

From August 2017, roadside checks of lorries carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an emissions check.  Full details are on the government website.

23 June 2017

To find out what the consultants JTP are recommending to the Winchester City Council on the "Central Winchester Regeneration Area" (in other words, Silver Hill and the area around it) please look out for the reports for the next meeting of the Informal Policy Group on 4 July 6:00 at the Guildhall, Winchester. These should be on the Council website by 5pm on 26 June 2017.

22 June 2017

Winchester now has a car club - so now it's practical to get rid of the car, cut dangerous green house gas emissions by driving less, get healthier, feel virtuous and save a fortune!