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

Latest News

Circuit of Wales developers withdraw application for works on common

The Heads of the Valley Development Company has withdrawn its application for works on Trefil-Las and Twyn Bryn-March Commons at …read more

Circuit of Wales: public inquiry into development on common land

We are delighted that the Planning Inspectorate has called a public inquiry into plans by the Heads of the Valley …read more


Hedge removed from Goose Green common

Surrey member Hugh Craddock reports a success in waking up a district council to its duties under the Commons Act …read more

‘Pathfinder Pat’ dies aged 97, still fighting for rights of way in Kent

We are sad to report that Pat Wilson, our vice-president and local correspondent, who fought for paths and open spaces …read more

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