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Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) works to cut the carbon footprint of Winchester district. We are local residents, businesses and policy-makers, working together to tread more lightly on the planet. Together, we can create a better future.

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Winchester City Council has launched a public consultation on its draft Air Quality Action Plan for the city centre. Comment by 10 February 2017. The actions set out in the plan probably won't be enough to keep air pollution within legal limits by 2020.

This year's Love Your Planet dinner is at a new venue - contemporary Indian restaurant Rimjhim. Have fun and raise funds, 9 February 7 for 7.30 p.m. at Rimjhim, 1 City Road Winchester SO23 8SD. £25 per person for starter and main course, all vegetarian.

"Building Low Carbon Housing", a public meeting on 21 February at the Winchester Discovery Centre, with guest speakers from HAB Housing. David Eynon, Assistant Development Manager, and Mike Roberts Managing Director will speak on how the company designs its homes and communities to be low energy in both construction and use, using their new developme

Thank you for sending in your comments on the Winchester City Council proposed three-year Council Strategy for 2017-2020.

 WCC will take account of your comments and a final version will be presented to Cabinet and Full Council in February 2017 for approval.  

Here are the dates of WinACC open meetings 2017 for your new diary.

Coming events

January 2017

The Winchester Business School and the Fashion, Media and Marketing degree of the University of Winchester are co-hosting a film The True Cost - Fairness, Environmental Sustainability and Human Welfare in the Fashion Industry’. 

Dr Karen Blakeley of the WBS says: "This is a truly moving and fascinating film that will be an unforgettable experience.  I will never forget the time and place I saw the film and how it changed my understanding of the world in which we live. Please bring friends, children, colleagues and anyone you can to share in an amazing experience!"

WinACC trustees are responsible for the organisation - our management, strategies and finances. Trustee meetings are not public meetings, but if you would like to attend as an observer, please contact the office on

February 2017

Incredible Edible Winchester, WinACC's Food Action Group, aims to promote community food growing and stop food being wasted. For more information contact The chair is Clare Shorter.

On alternate months, the  Built Environment and Transport Action Groups have joint meetings to influence the built environment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions both direct and indirect. They work with the City of Winchester Trust in the Winchester 2020 Group. Contact

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As 2017 brings uncertainty and political turmoil, WinACC needs your help to keep the light of hope shining in the dark. Please give as much as you can today.

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