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


The Winchester Walking Strategy plans to encourage more walking in Winchester. The City Council agreed to support the strategy at its Cabinet meeting in December 2014 as a way to encourage and improve walking across Winchester.

Winchester City Council could be about to go into banking in support of local businesses.

The Council is considering financial support of £250,000 to become a founding member of the Hampshire Community Bank along with other local authorities.

Winchester has signalled its interest in contributing to the £14m equity needed to set up the bank if certain conditions are met.

“Make climate change an issue in the coming elections” is the message to all local voters, Councillors and MEPs from the climate change charity Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC).  WinACC is asking its supporters, and all who care about the future of humanity and life on the planet, to tell politicians that climate change is a key issue and that we want more action to tackle it. This means we want more renewable energy and we want cuts in overall energy use." title...

WinACC wants our politicians to make 7 promises:

WinACC has submitted the following response to the consultation on introducing a 20mph limit in Winchester City Centre:

A paper for HCC’s Cabinet meeting on 24 February reflects on recent and ongoing flooding and high wind events, following, as they do, several winters of snow and ice.

The task now is to look at how greater levels of resilience and different levels and types of support could be given to different communities.

Hampshire County Council has been awarded £144,000 towards the development of the business case for a district energy network in Winchester.

Winchester City Council is pleased to offer a free environmental improvement and accreditation scheme to businesses located in Winchester.

Winchester Action on Climate Change welcomed Winchester City Council’s decision to prioritise working towards a lower carbon and promoting a low carbon economy when the Council revised the Winchester Community Strategy at Cabinet on 4 December 2013.

Thank you to all who asked Winchester City Council to keep their priority to cut the carbon footprint of the district. Over three-quarters of the 204 replies objected to deletion of the priority relating to climate change.


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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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