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

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Get your greens now, we urge Cambridgeshire residents

We have urged Cambridgeshire residents to act now and save their green spaces, by registering them as town or village greens before it is too late. Our general secretary, Kate… Read More

We deplore proposed sale of Eastbourne’s downland, ‘the Crown Jewels’

Eastbourne Borough Council plans to sell more than 3,000 acres of its downland. This land is so treasured by the public that we have termed it ‘the Crown Jewels’. The… Read More

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Our case officer’s diary

Our case officer Nicola Hodgson gives a snapshot of her work for the society, both in and out of the office. As case officer for commons, greens and open spaces… Read More

Access means Access

Whatever we may feel about leaving the EU it does provide a chance to rethink our agricultural-support systems, and to devise a scheme which favours public access, writes our general… Read More

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