Monthly Archives: November 2017

Ninety years of the journal: no froth, no frills

This month is the ninetieth anniversary of the first journal of the Open Spaces Society. Continue reading

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National park award for Dartmoor Derek

Derek Collins of the Dartmoor Preservation Association has won National Parks UK’s Individual Volunteer of the Year award Continue reading

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On top of Cleeve Common

A perfect walk on Cleeve Common on a bright November day. Continue reading

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Poppy-day solecism

Too often the words of Laurence Binyon’s poem To the Fallen are wrongly transposed. Continue reading

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What about Natural England?

Michael Gove has announced that he will set up a new environmental body post Brexit, but he already has one. Continue reading

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A new Charter of the Commons

We need a new Charter of the Commons to secure equity for the public and to protect our natural resources. Continue reading

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Freedom of the forest

The 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest provides an opportunity to campaign for more access to our land. Continue reading

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Natural England must champion paths

Natural England is becoming a government mouthpiece. It must champion public paths and access. Continue reading

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