For more information on what Winchester City Council is doing on climate change, see their website .

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In January 2016, in the wake of the Paris Climate Conference, Winchester City Council approved a set of Twelve Actions for a Lower Carbon Winchester which set out how it will use its influence to encourage further reduction of the District’s carbon footprint.

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The UK is committed to keeping global warming well below 2°C, as well as to cutting emissions by 80% by 2050 relative to 1990.

These targets can only be achieved if immediate action is taken by governments at all levels, including at local government level, and by individuals and businesses.

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. See the WinACC response.

WinACC (Winchester Action on Climate Change) and Winchester Friends of the Earth are holding an open event on 28 November to consider how we can make Winchester’s air cleaner, greener and safer.

Hampshire County Council is looking to cut £140 million from its budget by April 2019.This is in addition to £340 million savings already delivered over the last nine years. The council’s “Serving Hampshire – Balancing the Budget” consultation presents all possible options for making savings but sets out high-level, strategic options onl

Winchester City Council is consulting on waste, ending 14 July. WinACC encourages you to take part in the online survey.

To find out what the consultants JTP are recommending to the Winchester City Council on the "Central Winchester Regeneration Area" (in other words, Silver Hill and the area around it) please look out for the reports for the next meeting of the Informal Policy Group on 4 July 6:00 at the Guildhall, Winchester.

Winchester City Council and The University of Winchester have appointed two highly experienced national architectural practices to undertake design work for the new sport and leisure centre which forms part of the exciting new Winchester Sports Park at Bar End.

Winchester City Council increased central Winchester can parking charges on 1 May 2017. Below is the Council's press release setting out their reasons. WinACC  supports the aim of encouraging fewer people to drive in the city centre.

A Winchester resident who is a volunteer at the WinACC office has set up a petition to Hampshire County Council "Put a green man crossing on Romsey Road where St James' Terrace and Clifton Terrace meet".
At this location a busy 'A' road crosses a busy pedestrian route between Winchester University and the town centre & rail station.

Thank you for sending in your comments on the Winchester City Council proposed three-year Council Strategy for 2017-2020.

 WCC will take account of your comments and a final version will be presented to Cabinet and Full Council in February 2017 for approval.  

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Winchester Low Carbon Board, and the organisations that shape Winchester District, including decisions, consultations and policies from Winchester City Council.

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There are no forthcoming events in this category at present. Please see the all events page for more.

Winchester City Council, Hampshire County Council, town and parish councils

Our World Our Share

This revised and updated report brings together the ideas of representatives of Winchester district town and parish councils from two seminars in April and October 2009, and a Defra/ACRE report published April 2010.