WinACC's draft plan for the financial year 2017-2018 puts more emphasis on how we influence the infrastructure of Winchester District. Please have a look and let us know your thoughts.

If you sometimes wonder where to start with tackling your own greenhouse gas emissions, WinACC Trustee Bob Whitmarsh has just published a book to help you. 

Incredible Edible Winchester, WinACC's Food Action Group, now has an allotment at Edington Road, off Worthy Lane Winchester (near the football ground). 

They invite people, individuals or families, to come along and either learn about growing or share their knowledge about growing edible plants….growing locally and seasonally in action.  

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Small groups checked the most important walking routes through Winchester town in 2016, to decide where signposts are needed and where obstructions should be removed.

This was a project of Feet First, the Winchester City Council 2016-2017 theme.

Could you lead Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC)? Send your application to chair@winacc.org.uk before the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 7 April 2017. More details....

To keep global warming below 2 degrees, we need action locally as well as globally. 

Climate change is too important to be a party political issue. We must make the planet safer for future generations and for all life on earth - animal, plant and human. 

WinACC welcomed the opportunity to comment on the proposed redrafted licensing policy for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles and have written a formal response.

Urban trees can provide a wide range of benefits to society. For example: reduce surface water flooding, provide shade during hot weather, remove air pollutants and improve the attractiveness of an area.

Eco Church is A Rocha UK’s award scheme for churches in England and Wales who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for God’s earth. WinACC will do all we can to support churches in Winchester District. We can supply materials, quizzes, games for community events, ideas, speakers - just get in touch.

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