July 2016

25 July 2016

Less meat, less junk, more plants. 

Friends of the Eartn are encouraging everyone to make small changes to what we eat to keep us, and our planet, healthier. Switching to tasty, sustainable food will also help ensure that future generations have enough food to eat.

25 July 2016

Over 80 people ranging from Peter Symonds College and University of Winchester students to the Leader of the City Council spent a day in lively discussion about what makes Winchester special and what it should be like in the future.

Presentations and the emerging ideas are being added to our page on the conference. Meanwhile, see the good account in the Hampshire Chronicle.

23 July 2016

Please support Sparsholt College Planning Application for the Hampshire Renewable Energy Demonstration Centre and Green Gas Mill before 15 August - application number 16/01679/FUL.

22 July 2016

Fracking for shale gas will break the UK’s climate change targets without stricter regulation, says the Committee for climate Change (CCC) in a July 2016 report.

The CCC report concluded that shale gas production was not compatible with the nation’s targets for emissions cuts unless three tests are satisfied.

22 July 2016

A big hit at the Hat Fair, Casual Games for City Walkers is now available to read on the website or to download and print off. Make your everyday trips more interesting and look at Winchester in a new way.

22 July 2016

Winchester city council are inviting the public's views to feed into the review of their car parking strategy for 2014-2018. The city council online survey will be live until 30 August.

14 July 2016

The SAVE project in Kings Worthy has engaged with a wide range of local people over the last six months about what change they would most like to see in their village. Overwhelmingly, people wanted to see more connectedness within the community, particularly

14 July 2016

WRAP (the waste and resource action charity) has published an action plan supportd by Government to tackle food waste collection from households in the UK. 

They want to work with local authorities and food waste processors to improve the capture, supply and quality of household and commercial food waste. This plan contains actions to

13 July 2016

Lots of people found out more about growing their own food at Incredible Edible Winchester's Vertical Garden at Abbey Gardens at last weekend's Hat Fair. 

13 July 2016

Fifty people came to a public meeting on air pollution on 12 July 2016 organised by Winchester Friends of the Earth and WinACC.

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