RPA pay BPS 2015 top ups to over 2200 Commoners

22 Mar 2017: The RPA has now made top up payments to over 2200 commoners for their 2015 BPS. Last October it became clear that significant corrections were... read more

RPA to provide specialist phone help for Commoners

6 Feb 2017: From Monday 6th February 2017 commoners will be put directly through to the RPA Commons Team when they ring the RPA Helpline. This is a most welcome... read more

The Foundation wants to hear from young commoners

16 Jan 2017: The Foundation for Common Land would like to improve how we work with and support young commoners as creating a future for you is essential to... read more

Tender opportunity: Hill Farming Training Development Coordinator

10 Jan 2017: The Foundation for Common Land (FCL) wishes to engage a suitably qualified individual/organisation to help us expand and extend our Hill Farming... read more

"Land beyond the plough" presentation at the Oxford Real Real Farming Conference

10 Jan 2017: Julia Aglionby, our Executive Director gave a presentation at the Oxford Real Farming Conference ;ast week. You can download her presentation here... read more

RPA making progress in paying commoners

6 Jan 2017: We along with the National Farmers Union (NFU) and Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) met with the Rural Payments Agency between... read more

Good news - 2016 BPS Payments on their Way to Commoners

20 Dec 2016: The Foundation for Common Land is pleased to report that the Rural Payments Agency has agreed to make BPS payments to as many commoners as possible... read more

Read George Eustice's response to our letter sent in November

20 Dec 2016: Today (20th December) we received  a response from the Secretary of State, George Eustice to the letter we sent  him in mid- November. In... read more