There are many ways in which Winchester Diocese are making progress towards becoming greener and more sustainable. Here are some of them…
Winchester Cathedral swifts
Swift boxes were installed in the Winchester Cathedral bell tower in 2020 and are now being used by these wonderful birds. You can read the Hampshire Swifts report about these nest boxes in their Winchester Cathedral update.
Eco Church Awards
In Winchester Diocese 58 parishes (out of 255) now have an Eco Church award – and the number is growing every month. There 2 golds, 19 silver and 37 bronze!
The number of parishes with Eco Church awards is steadily increasing each year.
Here’s the full list of churches and their awards – congratulations to them all!
|St Thomas’, Lymington||All Saints’, Hook||St Peters Church, Yateley|
|University of Winchester Chapel||Christ Church Winchester||St John’s, Moordown|
|St Paul’s Church, Winchester||St Thomas’ Church, Charlton|
|SILVER||St Christopher’s Church, Thornhill||Christ Church, Hatherden|
|St Barnabas, Winchester||St Mary’s Kings Worthy||St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Tangley|
|St John’s, Hartley Wintney||St Michael & All Angels, West Andover||Holy Trinity Church, Colden Common|
|St John’s, Rownhams||St Peter’s Church, St Mary Bourne||St Mary’s Church, Breamore|
|All Saints, North Baddesley||All Saints Church, Milford on Sea||St Mary’s Church, Hale|
|St Lawrence, Winchester||St James’ by the Park, Shirley||St Paul’s Church, Throop|
|St Mary’s, Andover||St Swithun’s Church (Love Church), |
|Ascension Church, Southampton|
|St Leonard’s, Oakley||St Mark’s Church, Kempshott||Saint Martin in the Wood Church, Chandler’s Ford|
|Romsey Abbey||St Boniface Church, Woodgreen||St Boniface Church, Chandler’s Ford|
|Winchester Cathedral||St Marks Church, Pennington||St Andrew’s Church, Timsbury|
|All Saints, Basingstoke||St John the Baptist, Alresford|
|St Luke’s, Hedge End||St Mary the Virgin, Eling|
|St Luke’s, Sway||St Catherine’s Church, Littleton|
|St Paul’s, Tadley||All Hallows, Whitchurch|
|St Saviour’s, Brockenhurst||Parish of the Resurrection, Alton|
|St Luke’s, Bournemouth||St Peter’s Church, Hurstbourne |
|St Mary’s, Tadley||Highfield Church (Christ Church |
|St Michael’s, Quarley||St Mary’s, Overton|
|Christ Church, Chineham||All Saints Church, Winchester with |
St Andrew’s, Chilcomb
|St Mary’s Church, Twyford|
|St Mary’s Church, Sholing|