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village green

An open space or public park, once traditionally located at the center of a village; still found in many towns today; also see common.
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Mr Wotherspoon was speaking at a meeting of the council's Regulatory Committee, which agreed to approve the village green application after objections by Sunderland Homes and Fulwell Methodist Church were withdrawn.
"We need to understand from the community what their hopes and aspirations are for the village green."
The village green at Thornton Hough Picture: JASON ROBERTS
Because of an objection from NHSPS, which is the freeholder of the land, a public inquiry was held and although the inspector advised there was not enough "sufficient cohesion to form a neighbourhood", SCC planning and regulatory committee still passed the application for the land to be registered as a village green.
But in an email to protesters, the council said: "Northumberland County Council has decided to withdraw the application and has advised that it will no longer be pursuing any proposals to de-register any part of the village green or to introduce any proposals for further parking on the village green area of the Braid."
But campaigners fear a fresh application could still be made unless the area is given village green status.
The Open Spaces Society is urging its members in Wales to lobby their council candidates for their support for public paths, open spaces, common land and village greens.
The fun day started with a fantastic fanfare, followed by vice-chairman of the Shepley Village Association, Chris Balham, declaring the land to be offi-cially Shepley Village Green.
The Village Green and the Village Green Shopping Center are adjacent properties located at 100 Route 46.
Village Green Apartments Little Rock LLC bought the project from Village Green AR Associates LLC.
The successful team just took a listing of a single family home at Village Green of Bradenton.

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