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Protecting open spaces, common land, village greens
and public paths in England & Wales since 1865

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Doors open to rescue lost commons in Cumbria and North Yorkshire

On 15 December, for the first time in 45 years, the public can win lost commons in Cumbria and North Yorkshire …read more

Speak up for commons, open spaces and footpaths in East Sussex

The Open Spaces Society is urging everyone who walks, rides or cycles on the commons, open spaces and footpaths of …read more


Firle Estate – tax free and for what?

The Firle Estate, near Lewes in East Sussex contains some of the most iconic walking landscape in the country, including …read more

Good Hants, bad Hants?

Hampshire County Council has a long, solid record in good countryside-management. For decades the council has led in providing better …read more

The Open Spaces Society is Britain’s oldest national conservation body, founded in 1865.

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