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Circuit of Wales developers withdraw application for works on common

17 April 2014

The Heads of the Valley Development Company has withdrawn its application for works on Trefil-Las and Twyn Bryn-March Commons at …read more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

11 April 2014

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

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

10 April 2014

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

Celebrating the South Downs National Park’s fourth birthday

6 April 2014

‘We won the South Downs National Park just in time.  Without the designation, the park might now be a very …read more

Common-land champions welcome Natural England’s new focus on commons

4 April 2014

The Foundation for Common Land and the Open Spaces Society have welcomed the news that Natural England has created a …read more

We present award to Bishop’s Meadow Trust

28 March 2014

Our chairman, Tim Crowther, has presented a plaque to the Bishop’s Meadow Trust, Farnham, winner of the society’s first Open …read more

Glastir scheme recognises public benefits of common land

27 March 2014

We are pleased that the Welsh Government, in the proposed new Glastir scheme for agri-environment payments in Wales, recognises the …read more

Whitby village green’s fate to be decided by Supreme Court

26 March 2014

The application to register Helredale playing fields as a village green will be heard in the Supreme Court on Wednesday …read more

Spirit of Kinder celebrations, 26 April 2014

The annual Spirit of Kinder event, celebrating Kinder Scout and the 1932 mass trespass, will this year be held in …read more

Set-back in fight against Somerset solar farm

25 March 2014

Campaigners against a solar ‘farm’ near the famous Jack and Jill Hill at Kilmersdon, Somerset, have suffered a set-back. INRG …read more

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