The New Forest Point to Point

11 Jan 2018: The New Forest point-to point marks the end of the commoning year, a day when commoners come together with the wider Forest community and celebrate... read more

The Birds and Bees at the Oxford Farming Conference

5 Jan 2018: Julia Aglionby our Executive Director gave the following talk the Oxford Farming Conference 2018.   The Birds & The Bees: Should farmers/... read more

Area facilitators wanted for Our Common Cause project

20 Dec 2017: Our Common Cause: Our Upland Commons: Contracts Available  for 4 Area Facilitators The Foundation for Common Land and its partners in the... read more

New Forest: Update on Basic Payment Issues

6 Dec 2017: Over the last two weeks we have had further conversations, correspondence and meetings with Paul Caldwell (CEO), Ali Johnson (BPS Operations... read more


31 Oct 2017: We are extremely delighetd to announce that we will be convening a new partnership to support the uplands in four of England’s most iconic... read more

Now out Volume 11 - Issue 2 - 2017 of International Journal of the Commons

23 Oct 2017: The International Journal of the Commons is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open-access journal, dedicated to furthering the understanding of... read more

Chislehurst commons now owned by a local charity

5 Oct 2017: The 180 acres of common land in Chislehurst, South East London, have been sold in their entirety, ending more than 1,000 years of private ownership... read more

RPA example to calculate Minchinhampton Retrospective Compensation

5 Oct 2017: In the past month or so many commononers will have received a compensation payment from RPA. In 2015 Defra acknowledged that the basis they were... read more