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

Latest News

Friends of Panshanger Park campaign to save Repton’s Broadwater

Our member, The Friends of Panshanger Park, is campaigning to save Humphry Repton’s design for the Broadwater in Panshanger Park which is in danger of being destroyed for gravel extraction.… Read More

We slate Network Rail’s blocked paths in Ely

We have complained to Cambridgeshire County Council about the unlawful closure of public paths by Network Rail. Our local correspondent, Alysoun Hodges, was dismayed to discover that Network Rail has… Read More

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A fair way to challenge planning decisions that damage our environment and living conditions

As part of the Wildlife & Countryside Link (Link) Legal Group, we are supporting Louise Venn in her court case which seeks to close a legal loophole that is preventing… Read More

Get in ahead of the Deregulation Act

The Deregulation Act is likely to come into force in England in the next few months. When you apply for the addition of a path to the definitive map, the… Read More

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