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We fight fence on limestone beauty-spot

20 May 2015

We are fighting an application from the Farleton Knott Commoners’ Association for a 550-metre fence along the west side of …read more

Welsh village greens rescued from damaging law-change

We are delighted to have helped stop the Planning (Wales) Act from making devastating changes to village-green law. The Planning …read more

We object to path change in Wenvoe, South Wales

19 May 2015

We have objected to a plan to move a beautiful footpath at Wenvoe, in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Vale …read more

Henley RBL learns about Open Spaces Society

18 May 2015

‘The national Open Spaces Society has plenty to keep it busy here in Henley-on-Thames,’ said the society’s case officer, Nicola …read more

Lake District park authority rejects second attempt to develop White Moss common

14 May 2015

We are delighted that the Lake District National Park Authority has once again rejected plans for the development of White …read more

Land at Breaky Bottom open to the public after OSS action

13 May 2015

Action by the society’s Local Correspondent, Chris Smith, has resulted in more land at Breaky Bottom Vineyard, Sussex being opened …read more

We object to ugly tower above Shepherd’s Bush Common

22 April 2015

We have objected to an application from Dorsett Hospitality International to demolish the existing former Walkabout building and replace it …read more

We fight access track across historic common

13 April 2015

We have objected to plans for an access track across common land at Newbiggin, near Penrith in Cumbria. The common …read more

We celebrate the partial opening of Panshanger Park

2 April 2015

Our general secretary, Kate Ashbrook, spoke at a walk to celebrate the first anniversary of the public opening of one-third …read more

Outsized development in Chiltern valley

30 March 2015

We have objected to a further attempt to redevelop Valentine Farm in the Hambleden Valley. The site is near Skirmett, …read more

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