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

Latest News

Fight against massive development in Chiltern Hills

We have objected to an application from West Waddy ADP to build up to 140 dwellings at Little Studdridge Farm, south of Stokenchurch in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural… Read More

Colan bridleway saved

We are delighted that Cornwall Council has rejected two planning application to station a total of 91 residential-park dwellings on land close to a public bridleway and common land, at… Read More

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Shape of the nation

Our general secretary, Kate Ashbrook, considers the effect of the increasing divergence between English and Welsh laws and practices. The 870-mile Wales Coast Path was the ambitious legacy of Rhodri… Read More

A commons’ conference companion

The Countryside and Community Research Institute of Gloucester University (CCRI) has published a Commons e-book which is a compilation of blogs written at or about the biennial global conferences of the… Read More

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