September 2014

19 September 2014

Climate change is already wreaking havoc in the world’s poorest countries – driving hunger, conflict and extreme weather. This year’s floods brought home to us the reality of climate change in the UK too. But the future could be so much brighter for millions of people if the next government ups its game.

18 September 2014

The second report from the consultants Tibbalds is on the Winchester City Council website (third attachment listed) 

16 September 2014

WinACC remains concerned about three ways in which the development is not climate-friendly:

  • too many parking places;
  • inadequate facilities for people using the buses;
  • a public realm which isn't convivial

Here is WinACC's formal objection to the planning application.

16 September 2014

See / download all the boards from the exhibition.

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15 September 2014

Winchester City Council special Cabinet meeting on 22 September 2014 on the draft Local Plan, an important document which will set the framework for building and development across the District for year to come. Find out more from the Council's own website

14 September 2014

We have UK, European and global targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the proportion of the energy we use that comes from renewable sources. WinACC has developed plans to show how we in Winchester District could do our fair share. This isn't a blue-print. If you don't like our suggestions about how to hit the targets, come and argue for something else - provided that it adds up to our fair share!

12 September 2014

Only half of plastic bottles in Britain and France are recycled despite good intentions. Creativity is needed to change habits. 

11 September 2014

 WinACC Food Group (aka Incredible Edible Winchester) has been nominated for a Lloyds Bank community award of up to £3000. Please vote for us before 10 October by doing the following:

11 September 2014

RenewableUK says new data shows that August was an exceptional month for wind energy, with new records set and generation levels exceeding both nuclear and coal, according to official National Grid statistics.

9 September 2014

Many pension providers have big investments in fossil fuel projects, which is bad for the planet and risky for our pensions too. Christian Aid and ShareAction have launched a campaign to address this issue. 

Find out more about the campaign