SHORT DEADLINE CONSULTATION: Proposal to Ban Burning on Deep Peat

16 Aug 2019: Defra is consulting on introducing legislation to ban the burning on deep peat (>40 cm in depth. The legislation is only intended to cover sites... read more

New Exhibition celebrates common land

4 Jun 2019: As part of the Our Common Cause: Our Upland Commons project development, a new exhibition of hand-printed portraits reflects on the traditional... read more
HRH The Prince of Wales takes part in the summit

Royal Patron attends Lake District Summit

10 Apr 2019: The Foundation for Common Land (FCL) is delighted that their Patron HRH The Prince of Wales has attended a Summit to encourage cooperation between... read more

Our Common Cause partnership update

7 Jan 2019: It is now a year since the development work for this project started in earnest and the work is going well. Highlights include: Relationship... read more

Commoners to receive BPS backpayments

19 Dec 2018: After a 3 year wait back BPS payments are on their Way to Commoners The Foundation for Common Land has been working closely with a number of... read more

Dismay at Deregistration of Common Land by MoD

6 Dec 2018: The Foundation for Common Land is dismayed that Cumbria County Council has approved the deregistration of ~ 3230 ha of common land owned by the... read more

Invitation to tender: Our Common Cause Project: Communications & Interpretation

4 Dec 2018: The Foundation for Common Land and its partners in the Our Common Cause Heritage Lottery project wish to appoint a consultant to develop and support... read more

Brexit and opportunities for commoning

19 Oct 2018: Julia Aglionby recently gave a presentation on "Commoning: Change & Resilience" to 45 Commoners from Shropshire, Herefordshire, Wales... read more