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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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Latest news

The latest proposals for the Bar End leisure centre can be read in a report to the City Council Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 20 November. 

About a hundred people agreed to build a stronger voice for cyclists locally as they shared ideas about how to make cycling safer and easier in Winchester at a packed meeting on 9 November 2017.

Winchester City Council is consulting on a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the Central Winchester Regeneration Area (which includes Silver Hill).  

After two days of polling at the Winchester Cathedral Harvest weekend on 1 and 2 October, 2017, organised by the Diocesan Envirment Committee, we can now reveal the combined results of five days of pollution polls in one year (October 2016, November 2016, July 2017, Sep 2017, Oct 2017).

A new report highlights that Winchester District’s greenhouse gas emissions actually decreased over the decade  2005-2015.

Coming events

December 2017

Our Science and Technology Advisory Panel makes sure that all WinACC's work is based on up-to-date and robust scientific and technical evidence.  Click here for more, or contact

On Friday 22 December, for one day only, WinACC will have a cabin at Winchester Cathedral's Christmas market. We will be raffling a lovely hamper of local produce. Come and support us and buy your raffle tickets. We'd love to see you.
The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS

January 2018

The latest proposals for the bar End Leisure centre were published in late November. This public exhibition is your chance to view the latest plans and ask questions of those involved. These exhibitions will be attended by the project team, Strides Treglown, LA architects and Mace. The full list of public exhibitions with project team attendance are as below:

River Park Leisure Centre Gordon Rd, Winchester SO23 7DD:
Friday 8 December 2017 3.00pm-7.30pm

The  Built Environment and Transport Action Group aims to influence urban design and the built environment, including transport and movement around Winchester and district in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions both direct and indirect. Contact or

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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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