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About Friends of Codnor Common: The Neighbourhood Plan and Local Green Space

Planning legislation introduced in March 2012 enables communities to identify areas of open space that are particularly important to them for special protection, called Local Green Space.  To this end, Friends of Codnor Common launched a petition to bring pressure … Continue reading

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A fragment of a folk song

I really am the queen of not getting on with writing. Though things are so interesting – and I like to be involved – and I’m not good at giving anything up. And I know sometimes things will result in … Continue reading

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Twelve weeks to stop the diggers

Twelve weeks to stop the diggers We are but Common people. You can see the furrows in our brows. We only want to protect what is ours And has been ours for centuries. We only want to revel in what … Continue reading

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