Category Archives: town and village greens

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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Don’t waste our time

The Guardian needs to make clear when online articles are not in the paper so we don’t waste time writing letters for publication about them. Continue reading

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Blog about blogs

It is five years today that the Queen’s christmas message was leaked on the radio, and she mentioned village greens.  She spoke of how countless thousands of people give up their time to participate in sport there. This mention of greens … Continue reading

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Faces and places behind the cases

I suspect that lawyers sometimes forget that there are people and places behind the legal cases they cite so enthusiastically. I was invited to speak at a seminar organised by Francis Taylor Building (FTB) Chambers a few weeks ago.  The seminar was … Continue reading

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