Category Archives: City Council

COVID-19 and our local streets

I’ve been thinking a lot about the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 offers to the way we use our streets and roads here in Winchester.

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Twitter feedback on Winchester City Council’s Information Management strategy

As an experiment, I posted a message about Winchester’s draft Information Management strategy on Twitter to get the input of local information professionals. The response has been critical, but also helpful.

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Highest Lib Dem share of the vote in Winchester local elections for 10 years

We’re all stunned by the great results of the elections last Thursday: More votes and more seats in the Winchester District and the new Winchester constituency than the Tories Highest Lib Dem share of the vote in Winchester district or …

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Winchester City Council carbon management programme – time for fresh commitment

Back in March 2006, Winchester City Council, then led by the Lib Dems, put forward a carbon management programme which committed the City Council to a 50% reduction in emissions by 2012. It had clear targets. It had a clear …

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City Council Climate Change Plan: an embarrassment to Winchester

Back in February, Keith House set the ambitious goal of making Lib Dem-led Eastleigh Borough Council a zero carbon council by 2012. This builds on Eastleigh’s climate change action plan launched in 2005. Given the recent coverage of Winchester’s environmental …

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