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Commons

Real estate, especially open space, that belongs to a community as a whole. Regulations governing how commons may be used (for example, how they may be used for commerce) vary by jurisdiction.
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As well as being an electronic register, she said: "It will also provide a range of other benefits including a standard data management system, more efficient processes and instant information to support future land management schemes - and an early and effective response to any future animal disease outbreak on common land."
<B Open Spaces Society urges support for public paths, open spaces, common land and village greens
I'm sure that once the council finally get around to registering it as common land then their work and negotiations with local people on the way forward can commence in earnest.
The businessman, who paid pounds 10,000 for the Lordship of Alstonefield, is charging villagers pounds 1.50 a year per acre to lease common land, like grass verges, on their properties.
"There is nothing else we can do as they have grazing rights to common land, but it becomes a problem when cows are entering gardens.
"The first day also saw Kier fence off the whole of the coach park - our Common Land - and a refusal to listen to.
Contract notice: Framework Agreement with orders to issue single tenderer exhumation work and times of common land in the cemeteries of the city of Fort-de-France.
A BUSINESSMAN who has laid claim to a number of ancient lordships is believed to be behind a controversial attempt to sell a piece of common land in Denbighshire.
The common land application presented by renewable-energy firm RWE Innogy has been granted and the construction and operation of a new 16-turbine windfarm can now get underway.
IN MY OPINION, the English and Welsh governments need to provide better protection for our common land.
There were eight empty lager cans (plus ties) on common land in Styvechale-- and another eight a short way away (same brand).
Ten years ago staff at the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) trudged across mountains, moors, heath and common land to mark up areas which would be open to walkers.