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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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Climate Home wrote an excellent immediate summary, with links, of the implications of Brexit for the global climate.

Join us to spot where signposts are needed and obstructions need clearing on main walking routes .

"This changes everything" is a conceptual album of original music on climate change, to be released by Splendid Fred, The University of Winchester’s own record label.

WinACC spoke to the City Council Cabinet meeting on 8 June 2016 when the designs for Winchester Station area were discussed.

The work of Sparsholt College has been recognised with the award of the Winchester City Council Green Business of the Year title at the Winchester Business Excellence awards.

The award is given to businesses who either produce greener products or services, or demonstrate how they operate in an increasingly sustainable way.

Coming events

June 2016

WinACC is taking part in the SELF City project , exploring grassroots responses to climate change in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.  More details.
A part of the  project is exploring WinACC members' and supporters' views on climate change and community action. Please come and give your views through a 'Q Methodology' exercise.

Incredible Edible will be creating a Vertical Garden in Abbey Gardens for the Hat Fair weekend 2016. Come and see how you can grow things in impossible spaces. This living installation will be filled with edible flowers and vegetables that everybody can try. If you can grow it here, you can grow it anywhere!

On Sunday 3 July between 11 and 1 you can come and take free plants and food away. 

Incredible Edible is all about sharing food and knowledge by connecting people with food and the growing process.

July 2016

 On Sunday 3 July the Hat Fair is based at Orams Arbour and The Waste Action group will be there with a stall to delight, entertain and educate all members of the family.

The Food action group aims to promote community food growing and stop food being wasted.

For more information contact

The chair is Clare Shorter.

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