Category Archives: Dartmoor livestock

Slow down! It’s a common!

This ‘On the Agenda’ article appeared on Headline Environment‘s website on 12 October 2012. Responding to a recent Department of Transport consultation, Kate Ashbrook explains why the Open Spaces Society has advocated a 40mph limit on all roads through commons … Continue reading

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Barbara the red-haired rebel’s centenary

Today, 28 August, Barbara MacDonald would have been 100 years old.  Founder of the Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society, she campaigned for Dartmoor’s livestock and landscape – and much else.  This is what I wrote in the Western Morning News shortly after … Continue reading

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