Category Archives: green spaces

Next to the common

Last weekend I was at Southampton University, and a joy for me was the common on the doorstep. Continue reading

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Pat’s centenary

Today would have been Pat Wilson’s centenary. She was the much-loved vice-president of the Open Spaces Society and a feisty campaigner for paths and access. Continue reading

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Village hall crammed

Dorchester on Thames community hall was crammed on Tuesday night for a public meeting about the threat to public access. Continue reading

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Fenced-out at Dorchester on Thames

Local people in Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, are fighting new fencing on paths and around open spaces. Continue reading

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Parliament puzzle

On Saturday the Open Spaces Society took part in the 750th anniversary celebrations of the siege of Kenilworth, as it owns Parliament Piece Continue reading

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The law’s delay

Two cases in the courts put the law right for the public for claiming paths and greens, after a long delay. Continue reading

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Battered Battersea

The peace of Battersea Park is set to be shattered by the Formula E event this summer after Wandsworth Council granted permission in the face of 577 objections. Continue reading

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