April 2017 – Battles on the village green

Those of us managing private rural estates will most likely have a small fi eld or patch of land in the village that is owned by the estate but also used by the local community, maybe due to a footpath that crosses it, or if it forms what is viewed by many as the ‘village green’. The use of this land can often become a contentious issue due to the confl ict of uses on the land and the variety of assumptions made by local people as to the use of ‘their’ land.


 Article by Victoria Mitchell Open PDF

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