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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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Do you love or hate your local tip? Do you want to see some changes to the way the Household Recycling Centres work in Hampshire. Now is your chance. Hampshire want your views on the HRCs up until the 22nd of August. Act now or forever hold your peace!

Sparsholt College has applied for planning approval for a 74 metre, 500 kW, wind turbine at Sparsholt College. Please support it before 13 August by clicking here or sending an email

Government stops GD Home Improvement Fund!

“Although we have more clothes, bigger cars, and more bathrooms, we are no happier today than we were 50 years ago” Dr Roz Sunley told over 40 people at the Winchester Action on Climate Change and Friends of the Earth Winchester meeting on Stuff or Happiness? last Tuesday 8 July 2014.

We have UK, European and global targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the proportion of the energy we use that comes from renewable sources. WinACC has developed plans to show how we in Winchester District could do our fair share. This isn't a blue-print. If you don't like our suggestions about how to hit the targets, come and argue for something else - provided that it adds up to our fair share!

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Coming events

September 2014

Fun Without FlyingThis event will inspire you to get away from it all while keeping your carbon footprint low. Showcasing some great low-carbon holidays, including

21 September 2014 is a Global Day of Action.

The Climate Leaders Summit will be in New York from 23 September 2014. This is a key moment for world leaders to show ambition and take forward negotiations for a global agreement on climate change. It is the first time they will have met to discuss this since Copenhagen 2009, when WinACC held a demonstration in Winchester and went to the demonstration in London.  

There will be all sorts of activities in London:

November 2014

WinACC's name has come out of the hat to get the fees from stallholders at the Car Boot Sale on Sunday 30 November at the old Cattle Market on the corner of Worthy Lane and Andover Road, Winchester.
This is the last sale before Xmas, so help us make loads of money!
We'll have several WinACC stalls.  So please:
- Collect children's clothes and toys for the WinACC low carbon xmas stall.
- Have a good clear out of 2013 unwanted presents, to make room for 2014!

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