The Mayor of Winchester Cllr Angela Clear presented prizes to six winners of the Re:Design Challenge at the Re:Design Exhibition on Monday 25 April. The exhibition at the Tourist Information Centre was an showcase of all of items that were entered into Re:Design challenge bringing the Great Waste year to an exciting close.

The Re:Design exhibition at Winchester Guildhall from 26 to 30 April is an exciting showcase of useful and attractive items for home or work, all made from resources that are usually thrown away. Children and people of all ages made the items on display as entries for The Great Waste Re:Design challenge “making waste into something wonderful” .

The news release on the open meeting on climate justice is below. 

See also the presentation by Kiri from Oxfam, and our record of the ideas from the discussion that followed her talk.

Give yourself a Christmas or New Year present by saving up to £200 a year on your energy bills. The Big Energy Saving Network and Winchester City Council are supporting Winchester District residents to save energy, save money and stay warm this winter.

More than 200 people from Winchester District joined 700 hundred thousand people world-wide to show their commitment to tackling global warming on Sunday 29 November, the day before the opening of the crucial Paris Climate Conference, supported by Winchester City Council and the University of Winchester

On Friday 27 November, three young supporters of WinACC delivered a letter to 10 Downing Street signed by 750 local people, in support of a strong and binding world-wide plan to tackle disastrous global warming.

On Sunday 29 November, WinACC expects some 250 people to walk in Winchester People's Procession for Paris. They set off from Abbey Gardens SO23 9BE, adjacent to the Broadway, at 10:00am and end at Winchester Railway Station, from where some will go on the 11.23 train to the People’s March for the Climate in London. The march will be led by WinACC supporters of all ages and a choir singing a climate song specially written for WinACC. There will be short speeches or statements from Winchester City Council , Joy Carter the Vice-chancellor of the University of Winchester and the young people...

People all over Hampshire will be making their voices heard on the weekend of 28 and 29 November to keep global warming below 2 degrees C.

After a pilot in three neighbourhoods of Winchester last year, local charity Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) is launching “Cool Communities” for the whole of Winchester district at a workshop on the morning of Saturday 5 December 2015.

Local climate change charity Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) expects at an audience of at least 50 at its coming public meeting on Tuesday 10 November at the University of Winchester’s West Downs Campus at 7.30. 

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