Says Naomi Smith
It is all too possible to round a corner on horseback and come upon a group of cattle with no prior warning -this WILL result in a horse being badly spooked at best, bolting at worst -it is only a matter of time ........... read more
Ipping and Trotton Commons,
West Sussex Plans to fence the commons
Maureen Comber writes to Gemma Harding, Sussex Wildlife Trust
"As the Wildlife Trust are not commoners they are not entitled to graze cattle on common land."
Says Maureen Comber
Please note my objection with regard to fencing common land.
Sec38 Commons Act 2006 prevents such enclosure especially on a single issue of nature conservation.
I believe conservation as quoted in the Act means conservation of the site for archaeological purposes and public access.
Fencing to graze cattle will permanently alter the character of the countryside as well as impede public access with fencing and gates.
As the Wildlife Trust are not commoners they are not entitled to graze cattle on common land. Is there a Commons Council set up as per the recommendation of CA 2006?
Says Linda Wright
We moved to a Shropshire location a year ago having surveyed the local OS map and noted the significant number of bridleways around the property. Sadly the map appears a total fiction. Scarce any of the bridleways are usable ........... read more