Hampshire Renewable Energy Co-operative Limited has been formed to maximise co-operative and community ownership of new renewable energy generation in the county, and to provide an information about all aspects of renewable energy.

Climate change charity Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) is inviting people to celebrate their exciting year at the AGM and bring-and-share lunch on Saturday, 7 September 2013 at 10:30am at St. Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook St. SO23 9LH.

People from Winchester District are getting together over coffee and pastries to discuss perhaps the biggest taboo subject of our time: climate change. At the Climate Cafe in St Lawrence's parish hall, Colebrook Street on July 6 starting at 10am, Winchester residents have a chance to share their fears and hopes about the changing climate and look at ways they can make a difference.

Over 40 parents and pupils of Sun Hill Infants school created a cold frame for plants out of recycled drinks bottles on a weekend in March. The children put pictures of flowers and plants to personalise each of the 50 bottles before they were put into the wooden structure put together by handy dads. The event, sponsored by Winchester Action on Climate Change, kick-started the school's Sunshine project, which will lead to building a full size greenhouse made out of used plastic bottles in preparation for the Alresford show.

Hampshire County Council's policy to ban wind farms on County Council land is misguided and harmful.

For immediate release: [30/04/12]

Wind and rain fails to deter climate change walkers  

 On Sunday 29 April 2012. supporters of Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) braved the unseasonably wet and windy weather to walk eight and a half miles through beautiful Winchester countryside to raise money for this local environmental charity.

News release: 3 December 2012

By City of Winchester Trust, Winchester Action on Climate Change and Winchester Friends of the Earth


The new development planned for Barton Farm should be a development that Winchester will always be proud of and an example that other areas will follow. This was the view of a meeting “Barton Farm – the opportunity” last Saturday, 1 December 2012, convened jointly by the City of Winchester Trust, Winchester Action on...

Dutton Gregory LLP hosted the launch of Carbon Smart Winchester on Wednesday 10 October at Holiday Inn Winchester.

The business breakfast saw over 30 delegates engage with environmental experts enabling them to get to grips on environmental and planning legislation whilst exploring the opportunities that Carbon Smart Winchester can bring for local businesses. 

Business that attended discovered how taking pracitical action can help improve their business performance across a range of interesting topics, which ranged from staff engagement, how to unlock their marketing...