Category Archives: City Council

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 county elections …

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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 baseline measurement …

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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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No change there then…

After a day canvassing in St Paul’s, off to the Guildhall for the Winchester Town Forum (which, somewhat confusingly, covers the city wards of the Winchester City Council district). The big issue of the day proves to be the …

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