June 2018

13 June 2018

350.org claim that national government's can't be trusted to 'do it alone' when it comes to stopping the fossil fuel industry. They say:

"Every institution and every single level of government has a role to play in stopping this reckless industry before it’s too late. And now we have an opportunity make them step up.

13 June 2018
The planning application for the new Sport & Leisure Park at Bar End to replace River Park Leisure Centre will shortly be submitted. Then WinACC will send in its comments, and you can do the same. Check this page if you want to see winACC's thinking, once the application is published.
Winchester City Council, the University of Winchester, Hampshire County Council and The Pinder Trust invite people to  an exhibition of the proposals, with the team available to answer questions, will be open in the Wintonian Room at Winchester Guildhall :
2 June 2018

On National Clean Air Day, WinACC and partners created opportunities for people to learn more about the relationship between clean air and the health of people and the planet, find out what's been done and make their views known. The materials from the event will be accessible here shortly.

May 2018

30 May 2018
Germaine Greer is appearing at the Theatre Royal, Winchester to give a talk entitled 'Women for life on earth: the inevitability of ecofeminism'  on Sunday 3 June.
For more please see the Theatre Royal website.
4 May 2018

Winchester Discovery Centre are showing an entertaining and informative David Bond film ‘Project Wild Thing’.

Logo for film

The film follows the dream of one father to reconnect his children with nature. It is followed by a Q&A session with a team of panellists including representatives from a local wildlife trust and an environmental learning leader.

4 May 2018

Cycle Winchester are holding a mass cycle ride on the morning of Saturday 12th May.

Part Bicycle

Feeder rides begin from Kings Worthy, Harestock, Weeke, Badger Farm and Stanmore at 10:00 followed by a cycle procession through the town centre and a gathering in Abbey Gardens for speeches, free bike doctor, and a celebration photo.

1 May 2018

WinACC's Transport Action Group invited people to tell is how much they walk, comment on the route between Winchester Station and the Buttercross in the High St, and give us ideas about how to improve walking in Winchester town.

April 2018

26 April 2018

The UK is committed to keeping global warming well below 2°C, as well as to cutting emissions by 80% by 2050 relative to 1990.

These targets can only be achieved if immediate action is taken by governments at all levels, including at local government level, and by individuals and businesses.

Ahead of the local government elections in Winchester on 3 May, we encourage WinACC supporters to ask candidates from all parties the following questions:

26 April 2018

Incredible Edible Winchester and Ruth Kirkby, the Community Champion for Winchester Tesco Extra, planted apple and plum trees at Winnall Primary School on 20 April, ably assisted by some of the pupils. The fruit trees, donated by Winchester Tesco, were planted to encourage the children’s interest in how food grows and to lay the groundwork for them to be able to eat some ‘school grown’ produce in the future.

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.

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