July 2016

29 July 2016

Kings Worthy took to the streets on Friday 22 July to find the shortest routes around the village, the cheeky shortcuts and where signposts would help. 

29 July 2016

Local charity Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) is giving residents of Winchester District another opportunity to get to know its “Cool Communities” programme at its open workshop at 10.30am on Saturday 6 August at the St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester SO23 9LH. 

Cool Communities helps people save energy and cut their carbon footprint. Neighbours, friends and colleagues work together in small groups to reduce their carbon footprint – in other words, to cut down on the polluting greenhouse gases that lead to global warming and climate change.

26 July 2016
The Pedestrian Pound

This study by the University of the West of England published in September 2013 found:

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.

19 July 2016

An amusing video about Hinkley Point C nuclear power station focussing on the economic case by Robert Llewellyn who supports nuclear power, just not Hinkley Point C