Author Archives: campaignerkate

About campaignerkate

I am the general secretary of the Open Spaces Society and I campaign for public access, paths and open spaces in town and country.

What about Henley’s pedestrians?

We need to clear the clutter from the pavements in Henley-on-Thames to make way for pedestrians. Continue reading

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Back to Marsham Street

Defra moves back to Marsham Street Continue reading

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Bird survey at Sydenham

I did a bird survey for the Thame Conservation Trust around Sydenham in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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Secret church

Yesterday I visited the commons around Sevenoaks and Westerham in Kent.  They are included in the Sevenoaks Greensand Commons project, funded by the Heritage Lottery. One of the commons is Seal Chart, and to reach it we walked past St … Continue reading

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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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