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

Create a Brighter Future for the uplands

12 Sep 2017: The Foundation for Common Land is a partner in a new project to be delivered by the Uplands Alliance called "Creating a brighter future".... read more

Commons and Commoning given global recognition as Lake District becomes World Heritage Site

10 Jul 2017: The Foundation for Common Land is delighted that the Lake District has been inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The recommendation from its... read more

Lake District is about people as well as the natural environment

10 Jul 2017: The following letter by one of our Trustees was published in the online version of the Guardian in response to an article by George Mobiot suggesting... read more

Consultation on Review of the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Act 2014

15 Jun 2017: The Welsh government are consulting on the operation and effectiveness of the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Act 2014, between 2014 and 2017. The Act... read more

Foundation objects to MODs application to de-register Hilton, Murton and Warcop commons

9 May 2017: We have sent our letter of objection to the MoD's application to de-register Murton Common, Hilton Common and Burton and Warcop Fell Common... read more


9 May 2017: The Foundation is working with local and national organisations(1) to campaign to stop the Ministry of Defence from destroying a vast area of Cumbria... read more

Foundation for Common Land no longer objects to the leasing of Glenridding Common

8 May 2017: After considering the response from LDNPA, our Trustees have agreed that the Foundation for Common Land no longer has any objection to the leasing of... read more