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Good News – Making Progress

Good News – Making Progress

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’, LymingtonAll Saints’, Hook St Peters Church, Yateley
University of Winchester ChapelChrist Church Winchester St John’s, Moordown
St Paul’s Church, Winchester St Thomas’ Church, Charlton
SILVERSt Christopher’s Church, ThornhillChrist Church, Hatherden
St Barnabas, WinchesterSt Mary’s Kings Worthy St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Tangley
St John’s, Hartley WintneySt Michael & All Angels, West Andover Holy Trinity Church, Colden Common
St John’s, RownhamsSt Peter’s Church, St Mary BourneSt Mary’s Church, Breamore
All Saints, North BaddesleyAll Saints Church, Milford on Sea St Mary’s Church, Hale
St Lawrence, WinchesterSt James’ by the Park, ShirleySt Paul’s Church, Throop
St Mary’s, AndoverSt Swithun’s Church (Love Church),
Ascension Church, Southampton
St Leonard’s, OakleySt Mark’s Church, Kempshott Saint Martin in the Wood Church, Chandler’s Ford
Romsey AbbeySt Boniface Church, WoodgreenSt Boniface Church, Chandler’s Ford
Winchester CathedralSt Marks Church, Pennington St Andrew’s  Church, Timsbury
All Saints, BasingstokeSt John the Baptist, Alresford
St Luke’s, Hedge EndSt Mary the Virgin, Eling
St Luke’s, SwaySt Catherine’s Church, Littleton
St Paul’s, TadleyAll Hallows, Whitchurch
St Saviour’s, BrockenhurstParish of the Resurrection, Alton
St Luke’s, BournemouthSt Peter’s Church, Hurstbourne
St Mary’s, TadleyHighfield Church (Christ Church
St Michael’s, QuarleySt Mary’s, Overton
Christ Church, ChinehamAll Saints Church, Winchester with 
St Andrew’s, Chilcomb
St Mary’s Church, Twyford
St Mary’s Church, Sholing