Category Archives: Open Spaces Society

Hidcote’s hidden story

Thanks to the Open Spaces Society’s objection to the diversion of blocked paths in Hidcote garden in 1989 we have additional routes for the public. Continue reading

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The world of commons conferences

The international commons conference organised in Cheltenham in 2008 was my first experience of the international commons scene. Continue reading

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What route for the Hamble estuary coast path?

Campaigners argue for the best route for the England Coast Path on the Hamble estuary in Hampshire Continue reading

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Win, win, win

The Open Spaces Society had three important wins this week. Continue reading

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Backward Bradford

Bradford Council’s website on common land is at least ten years out of date. Continue reading

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No to tracks on Naphill Common

Naphill Common in Buckinghamshire suffers from tracks created by adjoining landowners. Continue reading

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An unstable proposal

Wycombe District Councillors are being recommended to approve a damaging development in the Chilterns AONB. Continue reading

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