November 2017

15 November 2017

WinACC replied to the House of Commons four Select Committees' consultation on air quality to say that the consultation paper set out the seriousness and urgency of the problem very clearly, but failed to set measures and a timetable to act.

11 November 2017

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.

After hearing about the consultation by Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council on a “once-in-a-life-time” Movement Strategy for the city and surrounding area, many present vowed to respond with their ideas for change.

6 November 2017

Hampshire Climate Action Network met on  14 October 2017 - see notes.

The main issues discussed at the October 2017 meeting were:

3 November 2017

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

The draft Supplementary Planning Document was prepared by JTP architects and masterplanners. It sets out a vision and urban design framework for the future development of the area.

3 November 2017

Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council are working on an overall strategy for moving in and around Winchester town and the immediately surrounding area.

People who live in, work in, or visit Winchester are asked to give their views by 8 December.

October 2017

25 October 2017

Local people with an interest in cycling are getting together to get their voice heard at a workshop on Thursday 9 November from 7 pm – 9 pm at the United Reform Church in Jewry Street, Winchester.

Winchester is a compact city, making cycling ideal for shorter journeys. Cycling provides independence, does not cause air pollution or create greenhouse gases, helps to reduce traffic congestion and is good for your health. The workshop organisers want cycling to be actively encouraged in Winchester.

September 2017

28 September 2017

Everyone at WinACC has been deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Robert Hutchison in late September.

28 September 2017

Everyone at WinACC has been deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Robert Hutchison in late September.

26 September 2017

More than 35 people participated at WinACC’s open meeting on 12 September, which examined how we can keep climate change at the top of the agenda at a time when Brexit negotiations are consuming the energy and capacity of government and policy-makers.

22 September 2017

The next meeting of the Central Winchester Regeneration Informal Policy Group is meeting on Monday 25 September from 6pm in the Bapsy Hall, Guildhall Winchester.

Members of the public are welcome to observe the meeting. At the end of the session there will be an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions and make comments on matters which fall within the remit of the Informal Policy Group.