Connecting Kings Worthy is a two year SAVE project funded by Ofgem, the energy industry regulator, to research the best method of communicating energy reduction messages to the public.


Community aspirations

SAVE is providing a dedicated resource person – Community Coach – and associated funding to support positive improvements in local quality of life for two communities within and around the Solent area.

The aims of the project are to make each community more sustainable – whether that be environmentally, socially or economically.


‘THE BIG SWITCH OFF’ - Sunday 19 November 6-7pm

Kings Worthy residents have spent the last two years working on a community-centred energy reduction project.  This culminates in a community Big Switch Off between 6 – 7pm on Sunday 19th November.  Residents are signing up via Facebook, websites and community sign-up points to use as little electricity as possible for just one hour. 

Kings Worthy residents have been enjoying easy fun ways to make a difference to climate change. 

The Mayor cycled to join the residents of Kings Worthy to launch a new community map on Saturday 25 March.   Connecting Kings Worthy will deliver the new map, which will be delivered to everyone in the Worthies to bring the community together and get everyone walking and cycling. 

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. 

The SAVE project in Kings Worthy has engaged with a wide range of local people over the last six months about what change they would most like to see in their village. Overwhelmingly, people wanted to see more connectedness within the community, particularly

The aim of the SAVE research project is to work with the community of Kings Worthy to explore two aspects of community life:

WinACC is pleased to announce that they have been chosen to co-lead on a two year energy reduction project

Parent topic

Local climate change activities and campaigns - not all by WinACC. You'll find national campaigns, for example on divestment from fossil fuels, under "National and global". See also "Winchester District organisations".


There are no forthcoming events in this category at present. Please see the all events page for more.