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Withdrawal of Stevenage common enclosure plans

Wind turbines rejected on Rooley Moor, Rochdale

Henley RBL learns about Open Spaces Society

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

We object to ugly tower above Shepherd’s Bush Common

We fight access track across historic common

New book to celebrate our commons

Unfair land swap on Cornish common

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

We welcome proposed commons council for Bodmin Moor

We say ‘no’ to the Lowthers

We call on landowner to stop destroying Anglesey common

Lake District fencing plan conflicts with special Act of Parliament

We fight land swap for Beverley’s ancient common

Retrospective application for works on Cornish common

Common landscapes

Pressure groups fight fencing plan in Lake District’s wilderness

Wycombe Council rejects plans which threatened common and bridleway

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

Commons and the Law training workshop from the Chilterns Commons Project

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

Hendy wind-turbines conflict with law to protect public rights

We fight devastation of Radnorshire’s jewel

Peer’s development plan threatens Lake District World Heritage status

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

Local correspondents’ summit

Delay to implementation of Part 1, Commons Act 2006

Public hearing for Ealing’s Haven Green

Unwelcome development on Lake District common

Delight that Dartmoor eyesores have gone

Private-parking plan rejected on Surrey common

Global commons conference, Canada, 25-29 May 2015

Common-land swap approved for Walton Heath, Surrey

Plan dropped for massive wind-turbines in Cumbrian beauty-spot

Pub extension could threaten beauty-spot Chilterns common

Waverley Council to rethink future of Haslemere Common

Outdoor organisations call on MPs and peers to “champion outdoor recreation” for the good of the nation

Our manifesto for green spaces

Remove unlawful fence on Nottinghamshire common

A fair exchange

Circuit of Wales developers withdraw application for works on common

Circuit of Wales: public inquiry into development on common land

Hedge removed from Goose Green common

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

Glastir scheme recognises public benefits of common land

War against green space

Unfair exchange at Beverley Westwood Common

Our new activist for Wealden District, East Sussex

Two beauty-spot windfarms scrapped

We oppose fencing on Bowland common

Industrial development on South Wales common

We urge Welsh environmental body to champion common land

What happened to balance?

Government’s plans for common land biased against public

Unbounded freedom

Bovine TB control and commons

New plan for golf-course on national-park common

Environment Committee tells government it must update the common-land registers

We back Friends of Putney Common’s court action

Brendon Commons to have the first commons council

We fight devastation of Swansea commons

Chilterns Commons Project competition to celebrate beauty of our commons

Ancient Warwickshire landscape saved

Common land reclaimed at St Just, Cornwall

Sir Robert Hunter, 1844-1913

We object to Defra’s plans to justify development

Brendon Commons, Exmoor, set to become first commons council under new law

Lincoln stalwart retires

New law could ban public from open spaces and paths

No authority for alien hedge on Hertfordshire common

Further fencing allowed on Allendale Common, Northumberland

We object to ice-cream van on Bristol Downs

Competing demands on Chiltern commons

Welsh ministers refuse private works on Aberdovey Common

We object to council plans for Haven Green Common, Ealing

Good outcome for Lobden Common, Lancashire

Development approved on Llanberis common

South Bristol link road’s damage to commons and paths

Picket Mead Common to be dug up

We calls for protection for paths, commons and greens when land is sold

Environment body’s u-turn on Circuit of Wales development

Ugly cables across Dartmoor to go underground

Ministers are considering call-in for ‘Circuit of Wales’ development

Good outcome for Kingsmoor Common, Kilgetty

We call on Bristol councillors to end zoo parking on the Downs

Common-land issues make future of ‘Circuit of Wales’ uncertain

Call for better protection of our unique common land

International accolade for OSS

Charlton Common inquiry adjourned

We need a champion for the environment and public access

We slate revived plans for wind turbine in secret Suffolk countryside

Two new volunteers for the society

Development proposed on Llanberis common

Our dismay at approval of cycleway on Cumbrian coastal common

Dismay at threat to mid-Wales beauty spot

Call to save England’s commons

Manège would suburbanise South Downs countryside

Lambeth Council rejects Sky One TV’s domes on Clapham Common

Go-ahead for development beside Swansea common

New edition of A Common Purpose out now

Objectionable developments on Clapham Common

No land swap at Mynydd Lliw Common

Win at Westfield Common, Woking

Fencing plan rejected on Telscombe Tye Common

Octavia – open spaces champion

Give more recognition to Wales’s unique common land

Red-tape review could threaten common land

We commemorate our path pioneer, Octavia Hill

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