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Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) works to cut the carbon footprint of Winchester district. We are local residents, businesses and policy-makers, working together to tread more lightly on the planet. Together, we can create a better future.

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On 5 May 2016, Winchester City Council (WCC) elections cover all Council seats in every ward. This is because the number of wards and councillors is being cut, and many ward boundaries have been changed.

We thought you would want to know what candidates will do about climate change and related matters such as energy.

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.

Sparsholt College's planning application was rejected 7 votes to 1 at the Winchester City Council Planning Committee on Thursday 21 April, even though the Planning Department recommended approval.

WinACC will be given the profits from the sales of "This changes everything", a conceptual album of original music on climate change, to be released on 3 June by Splendid Fred, The University of Winchester’s own record label. Please buy it when it's released - available on iTunes.

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” .

Coming events

May 2016

The Food action group aims to promote community food growing and stop food being wasted.  For more information contact food@winacc.org.uk.  The chair is Clare Shorter.

The Renewable Energy action group promotes increased use of renewable energy in Winchester district by raising awareness influencing local policies and promoting locally based, larger scale renewable energy generation schemes.

To find out more about this group click here or contact renewables@winacc.org.uk.

Chaired by Richard Ritchie.

WinACC trustees are responsible for the organisation - our management, strategies and finances. Trustee meetings are not public meetings, but if you would like to attend as an observer, please contact the office on winacc@winacc.org.uk

Questions on growing your own? Send them to our expert panel.
Email food@winacc.org.uk or call 01962 827083 by 10 May

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