December 2017

6 December 2017

The Taking Cycling Seriously workshop was held on Thursday evening, 9 November at
the United Church in Winchester. It was supported by Bespoke Biking, City of Winchester Trust, Friends of the Earth, Winchester CTC, part of Cycling UK and Winchester Action on Climate Change.

November 2017

30 November 2017

Winchester City Council invited stakeholders, including WinACC, to a workshop on November 20th to discuss redevelopment of Winchester Station Approach.

Related imageStation Approach encompasses the busy railway station and the Council-owned Cattlemarket and Carfax sites. Apart from new commercial and residential uses, a key issue from the environment viewpoint is better access for pedestrians and cyclists.

28 November 2017

Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council are working on an overall strategy for moving in and around Winchester town and the immediately surrounding area. See the draft WinACC response, and click on the links to send in your own ideas too.

28 November 2017

The latest proposals for the Bar End leisure centre can be read in a report to the City Council Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 20 November. 

The report says that the Council is looking at transport implications. WinACC has asked the Council for its research into the probable impact on transport emissions. The City Council Cabinet (Leisure Centre) will consider it on 7 December.

15 November 2017

WinACC replied to the House of Commons four Select Committees' consultation on air quality to say that the consultation paper set out the seriousness and urgency of the problem very clearly, but failed to set measures and a timetable to act.

11 November 2017

About a hundred people agreed to build a stronger voice for cyclists locally as they shared ideas about how to make cycling safer and easier in Winchester at a packed meeting on 9 November 2017.

After hearing about the consultation by Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council on a “once-in-a-life-time” Movement Strategy for the city and surrounding area, many present vowed to respond with their ideas for change.

6 November 2017

Hampshire Climate Action Network met on  14 October 2017 - see notes.

The main issues discussed at the October 2017 meeting were:

3 November 2017

Winchester City Council is consulting on a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the Central Winchester Regeneration Area (which includes Silver Hill).  

The draft Supplementary Planning Document was prepared by JTP architects and masterplanners. It sets out a vision and urban design framework for the future development of the area.

1 November 2017

After two days of polling at the Winchester Cathedral Harvest weekend on 1 and 2 October, 2017, organised by the Diocesan Envirment Committee, we can now reveal the combined results of five days of pollution polls in one year (October 2016, November 2016, July 2017, Sep 2017, Oct 2017).

October 2017

25 October 2017

Local people with an interest in cycling are getting together to get their voice heard at a workshop on Thursday 9 November from 7 pm – 9 pm at the United Reform Church in Jewry Street, Winchester.

Winchester is a compact city, making cycling ideal for shorter journeys. Cycling provides independence, does not cause air pollution or create greenhouse gases, helps to reduce traffic congestion and is good for your health. The workshop organisers want cycling to be actively encouraged in Winchester.