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Doors open to rescue lost commons in Cumbria and North Yorkshire

12 December 2014

On 15 December, for the first time in 45 years, the public can win lost commons in Cumbria and North Yorkshire …read more

Speak up for commons, open spaces and footpaths in East Sussex

8 December 2014

The Open Spaces Society is urging everyone who walks, rides or cycles on the commons, open spaces and footpaths of …read more

Shropshire beauty-spot under siege

27 November 2014

The society has objected to proposed development on the slopes of the dramatic Caer Caradoc, near Church Stretton in the …read more

Commons and the Law training workshop from the Chilterns Commons Project

‘Commons are the jewels of the Chilterns,’ declares Nicola Hodgson, our case officer, who is today giving presentations at a …read more

Thomas Hardy would turn in his grave

25 November 2014

We have objected to plans by Kingston Maurward College to build 70 houses on parkland at Thomas Hardy’s hamlet of …read more

We back Dereham Town Council’s action to protect Norfolk common

24 November 2014

We have congratulated Dereham Town Council in Norfolk for its robust action in defence of the lovely Badley Moor Common. …read more

We call for reopening of access to Castle Cove Beach, Weymouth

We are backing our member, the Friends of Castle Cove Beach, in its campaign to reopen the blocked access to …read more

Destructive mineral plan for Trent Valley

18 November 2014

We have objected strongly to plans for mineral extraction in the Shelford Valley on the Trent in Nottinghamshire.  The society …read more

We object to new houses next to Booker Common and bridleway

12 November 2014

We have objected to a planning application from Bramley Homes for two houses on land next to the former Live …read more

Campaigners condemn common-land swap for motorsport development

11 November 2014

We have joined the Brecon Beacons Park Society and Gwent Wildlife Trust in condemning the Heads of the Valleys Development Company’s …read more

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