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We oppose plan to close vital Cornish rail-crossing

21 October 2014

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

Path to Ramsgate Harbour confirmed

20 October 2014

The society is delighted that a new public highway has been recorded at Ramsgate harbour in Kent. The route runs …read more

Urbanisation of unspoilt Herefordshire countryside

17 October 2014

We have objected to further plans by Bolderstone Innovative Energy Ltd to create new access to the Reeves Hill wind …read more

Hampshire County Council to stop public from claiming rights on its land

We are dismayed that Hampshire County Council, the greens registration authority, is posting notices on all its countryside sites to …read more

Riverside path at Purfleet re-opens after nearly 20 years

16 October 2014

After nearly 20 years of obstruction, the riverside path at Purfleet, which leads to Grays, has re-opened following action by …read more

Government website advises landowners to break the law

The government website which advises landowners of their responsibilities for public rights of way on their land tells them to …read more

We fight development of Stockport’s green lung

15 October 2014

We have objected to plans to develop part of the Reddish Vale Country Park, Stockport, for housing. Countryside Properties (UK) …read more

Local correspondents’ summit

11 October 2014

Our local correspondents, our eyes and ears on the ground, are meeting this weekend at Hillscourt conference centre, Rednal, at …read more

Oxfordshire County Council plans Cinderella paths to save money

8 October 2014

We have urged 51 town and parish councils in Oxfordshire to reject Oxfordshire County Council’s plan to categorise local paths …read more

Wales apes England in changing law to destroy village greens

6 October 2014

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

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