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

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Land swap on Cornish common is dropped

Mr Robert Weedon has withdrawn his plan to swap common land at Pendarves Woods Common, a mile south-west of Camborne in …read more

North York Moors National Park authority approves York Potash application

We are dismayed that the North York Moors National Park Authority has approved the York Potash application. The decision was …read more


The Big Pathwatch

This summer, with funding from the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust, the Ramblers are launching a survey of all the public …read more

Talking commons in Canada

The biennial conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) was held this year in Edmonton, …read more

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

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