Category Archives: commons

Rhagrith, or Welsh hypocrisy

The Welsh Government wants people to use public transport but then fixes meetings so that this is impossible. 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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On top of Cleeve Common

A perfect walk on Cleeve Common on a bright November day. 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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Would the Llandegley wind turbines be legal?

A beautiful part of Powys is threatened by wind turbines, but would they be legal? Continue reading

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