May 2018

15 May 2018

On National Clean Air Day, WinACC is working with partners to create opportunities for people to learn more about the relationship between clean air and the health of people and the planet and make your views known.

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.

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.

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.   

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