Category Archives: town and village greens

Activist Anne Wilks’s centenary

Anne Wilks, an activist for paths and greens in East Kent, would have been 100 today, 9 November. Continue reading

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Step up for public access

For the first time Michael Gove, environment secretary, has acknowledged that public access is a public good. 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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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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Come on Archers, register your greens

It’s not too late for the Archers to register their greens. 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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