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

Glenridding Common - response from Lake District National Park

8 May 2017: Martin Curry, the Property Services Manager of the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) has responded to our letter objecting to the... read more

Foundation is unable to support the Lake District's proposal to lease Glenridding Common to John Muir Trust

16 Apr 2017: The Foundation for Common Land is at this time unable to support the Lake District National Park Authority's proposal to offer a 3-year lease to... read more

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