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Unfair land swap on Cornish common

27 March 2015

We have objected to plans to swap common land at Pendarves Woods Common, a mile south-west of Camborne in Cornwall. …read more

We call for swift opening of long-overdue Panshanger Park

26 March 2015

We are joining our member, the Friends of Panshanger Park, on Tuesday 31 March for a walk to celebrate the …read more

Now you can walk the secret multi-million pound footpaths of Firle

25 March 2015

But you will need your wellies on! Open Spaces Society member Chris Smith has created a walk highlighting the secret …read more

The fight against massive potash-mine in North York Moors National Park

We have objected strongly to the application from York Potash Ltd to open a massive potash-mine within the North York …read more

We object to abuse of St John’s Lye common, Woking

24 March 2015

We have responded angrily to Woking Borough Council’s consultation about car-parking on St John’s Lye Common, south-west Woking, Surrey. Local …read more

We welcome proposed commons council for Bodmin Moor

23 March 2015

The society is backing a plan to create a commons council for Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. This would be the …read more

We say ‘no’ to the Lowthers

20 March 2015

The society has once again objected to renewed plans by the Lowther Estate to develop White Moss Common next to …read more

Proposed ‘environmental trust’ is irrelevant

17 March 2015

The announcement by the Circuit of Wales developers that they intend to set up an ecological trust to fund environmental …read more

Historic Gloucestershire field is saved as a village green

We are delighted that our member, the Nympsfield Village Green Action Group, has succeeded in registering The Leaze in Nympsfield, …read more

Chunks of the Lake District National Park to be sold

Update, 16 March 2015 Bidding closed on 12 March and the Lake District National Park Authority has published an update …read more

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