September 2016

As part of its Feet First campaign, which is designed to promote walking in all its forms, Winchester City Council has organised an event with the Winchester Ramblers Association for Sunday 4 September. “Winchester City Twin Peaks” will involve routes via St Giles and St Catherine’s Hills where you can take in the beautiful views of the city below and will be led by walkers from the Ramblers Association. There will be three and five mile options both of which will start at the Durngate car park at 10.30am.

Come get inspired ... Go Green your home!

The pioneering owner of one of the UK's most eco-friendly SuperHomes will host free Open Days in Southampton between Thu 8 –  Sun 11 September. SuperHomes are older homes refurbished by their owners for greater comfort, lower bills and fewer carbon emissions - at least 60% less!  

Incredible Edible Winchester this month will be having a tour of Sparsholt Agricultural college, followed by an executive meeting about the direction the group wants to take in the next 12 months. 

For more information contact food@winacc.org.uk.

The chair is Clare Shorter.

 

How to challenge your pension fund to carry out its legal duty to take account of climate risks, with experts from ShareAction and ClientEarth. Relevant whether you are already drawing your pension or still paying into one, in a private or local government pension.

The Renewable Energy action group promotes increased use of renewable energy in Winchester district by raising awareness influencing local policies and promoting locally based, larger scale renewable energy generation schemes.

To find out more about this group click here or contact renewables@winacc.org.uk.

Chaired by Richard Ritchie.

Join Hampshire's Sustainable Business Network for a breakfast workshop on September 16th at Sparsholt College to “Learn about the latest green scheme" from Winchester CC, an update on Brexit and Environmental Law, how sensors and IOT (Internet of Things) can reduce your outgoings, how to buy energy collectively thus reducing costs and lots more.

We will also do a tour of the Sparsholt site, winners of the Winchester Green Award, to hear and see how the vast array of Solar/PV Panels have been installed and learn about some of the barriers they had to overcome.

A week of events and activities showcasing environmentally-friendly living in Basingstone and the surrounding areas. Find out more

Winchester Cathedral and the diocese of Winchester's environmental group are presenting a series of three evening events in September and October 2016. On the first evening the Bishop of Salisbury will make the opening address.

New Expo The Big Green Event Opens in the Region

The Expo - The Big Green Event is a vital new business tool, promising something for every organisation. Plus those members of the public interested in opting for a greener lifestyle. The 2016 is just the first in what will become an annual ‘must attend’.
Doors open on the 20th September from 9.30am to 6.30pm at the brand new, purpose-built event venue, Hilton Ageas Bowl - located at the home of Hampshire Cricket Ground. 

The Waste action group aims to promote the ethos of

  • Prevent
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Recover
  • Dispose

For more information contact waste@winacc.org.uk.

Chaired by James Miller

 

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