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Says Naomi Smith

Says Naomi SmithIt 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

Frensham Common

Tony Barnett writes to the Chief Constable of Surrey, Lynne Owens

"I wish to make an application for investigation "

Says Tony Barnett

Says Tony Barnett I wish to make an application for investigation into the actions of Farnham Angling Society for taking of fish and possible harm to the fish, which are captive in the afore mentioned ponds and registered, solely as a product to registered commoners, as per 1965 commons registration act.

The act also has obligations which commoners must comply with and that is they may not; let,lease,sell or extinguish those rights away from the property so registered (home and application lands), neither shall they sell the product, so any claims to gifted rights are unlawful.

I have tried abatement, but the anglers will not comply with requests to follow common land legislation, instead they claim a rights, leased by the National Trust and Waverley Borough council, yet neither have any locus stan-di, although the angling club are matters in this instance, the trust and council are also leasing out the ponds for another illegal riparian activity of sailing on the ponds, neither activity's are lawful and also prohibited by law (2000 crow act) passed by parliament and given Royal Assent.

I wish to copy from the legislation pages PLC home page the 1968 c 60 schedule 1; offences of taking, etc of deer or fish [ taking or destroying fish; a person who unlawfully takes or destroys, or attempts to take or destroy, any in water which is private or in which there is a private right of fishery shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale], Lord Chief Justice Parker, defined this: taking of fish does not include an element of "Asportation" ie carrying the fish away from the water, it means to lay hands upon, to grasp, to seize or capture, even if held in a keep net.

The fish are registered under acts of parliament as of right, the fish are in waters where there is no route of escape for the fish and as such have been reduced to possession.

Says Linda Wright

Says Linda WrightWe 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

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