April 2018

9 April 2018

An introduction to the ethics and principles of permaculture led by WinACC Executive Director and Permaculture Ambassador Tom Brenan.

Come and find out how permaculture can help us to meet the pressing challenge of climate change and create sustainable low carbon communities at Room SAB 202, St Alphege Building (near the Stripe), University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR.

9 April 2018

An introduction to the ethics and principles of permaculture led by WinACC Executive Director and Permaculture Ambassador Tom Brenan.

Come and find out how permaculture can help us to meet the pressing challenge of climate change and create sustainable low carbon communities at Room SAB 202, St Alphege Building (near the Stripe), University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR.

March 2018

27 March 2018

Hampshire Climate Action Network met on 10 March 2018. They plan to collaborate on air pollution and influencing the County Council's plans for Hampshire 2050. Other topics were EcoChurch, the Green Growth Strategy and solar power.

20 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that this year our annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction of Promises is now SOLD OUT! 

18 March 2018

The joint committee report from an unprecedented four-way inquiry calls for a new Clean Air Act, a clean air fund financed by the transport industry, a national air quality support programme for councils, and for the Government to require manufacturers to end the sale of conventional petrol and diesel cars earlier than the current 2040 target.   

17 March 2018

The Campaign for Better Transport (CBT) are petitioning the Government for recent funding announced on roads to be available to spend on all roads, not just major roads. 

The CBT proposes that new funding be used to improve roads for people on foot, cycle and public transport, as well as for motor vehicles. The Government is consulting on defining a Major Road Network identifying the busiest A-roads in the local authority network, and then targeting extra investment at them. The current proposals limit the spending to road projects over £20 million.

February 2018

28 February 2018

WinACC welcomes much in the latest plans for the Winchester Station area, and asks for changes to make sure the development contributes to a lower carbon Winchester

14 February 2018

Highways England's consultation on changes to the M3 junction 9  closed 19 February. 

WinACC is concerned that the consultation contains no evidence that Highways England has considered the greenhouse gas implications of their proposals when climate change is the greatest challenge we face, and air pollution on the M3 at Winchester is high. 

12 February 2018

The Winchester Cycle Working Group has a new name: Cycle Winchester, or CycleWin for short. You'll find them on Facebook and Twitter, with a website to follow shortly.

Cycle Winchester Logo

8 February 2018

Our resident alloment holder, Jim, shares some ideas for what to do in the garden in the coming weeks ....

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