Tag Archives: village greens

Western Communities, Bridgend: talking about Open Spaces

I was really pleased to get an invitation to talk about Open Spaces Society at the Westward Community Centre, thanks to Councillor Charles Smith. I first met Charles as the chair of Save Morfa Beach and he held together a … Continue reading

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Cae Prior Fields: inspecting in Brecon

I’m helping out in Brecon where residents around the old Cae Prior farmland have applied to register two of the fields as a town or village green.  The registration authority, Powys, are holding an Inquiry into the application starting on … Continue reading

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Helperby, Pickering and Court Leet

We had a lazy weekend in Yorkshire a few weeks ago, combining a party in York (missing last bus and walking 4 miles to hotel like silly youngsters) with the next day out touring some prosperous villages and the town … Continue reading

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Open Spaces Society: great experts

Open Spaces Society gathered its local correspondents for a weekend to share expertise and concerns.  It was also a celebration of OSS’s uniqueness in representing all users of rights of way, and campaigning for public enjoyment of town & village … Continue reading

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A Cardiff village green for north Llandaff?

Do Cardiff residents need to protect their local open spaces in the valley of the River Taff? People in Llandaff, who thought that open grass and woodland would remain public space under the Action Plan 2007, are getting fed up … Continue reading

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Local Access Forum: springtime meeting

While we waited outside the Bowls Pavilion in Ynysangharad Park for someone to open the door, members of Rhondda Cynon Taf’s Local Access Forum said nothing nice about our RCT council cabinet voting through not just cuts, but also going … Continue reading

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Open Spaces Society at inquiries: what we do?

Being a Local Correspondent for Open Spaces Society has definitely widened my life experiences in unexpected ways.  What an innocent I once was. After a Local Correspondent has had the fun of path inspections and commenting on rights of way … Continue reading

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