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

Latest News

Secretary of State to consider revoking planning permission to build on Dundonald Rec, Merton

We were represented at a meeting with Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, at the House …read more

We oppose plan to close vital Cornish rail-crossing

We are backing objectors to the proposed closure of a vital footpath across the railway line near Penzance, Cornwall. This …read more


Wales apes England and proposes law which will destroy village greens

We are dismayed that the Welsh Government proposes to copy England’s law and boost developers in destroying village greens. The …read more

Saving our green spaces

If you want to save your open space you need to get involved. Our general secretary Kate Ashbrook tells you …read more

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