Greens, Commons &


Open Spaces

Open Spaces Society

Thursday 20th October 2016

At Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, CM6 1DG​
10am - 3.30pm
(Coffee & Registration 9.30am)​
Price: £85​
This course is going to be delivered by Nicola Hodgson BA and Hugh Craddock - Case Officers from the Open Spaces Society.
Topics to be covered:
  • An introduction to Commons and Village Greens and why they are important​
  • The Role of Local Councils
  • Relevant legislation
  • What can be done to manage and protect
  • How to take action against unlawful works
  • How to register land and potential pitfalls
  • Practical solutions to problems such as car parking, encroachment and vegetation
  • The National Planning Policy Framework's reference to green spaces
  • Ideas for good practice



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