Summer 2018 newsletter is out

Our summer newsletter  is out:


  • Views from our Chairman – Joe Relph
  • Update on the work of the progress towards establishing a commons council for Cumbria with Northumberland
  • Common Thinking – Will Rawling, Chairman of Kinniside Commoners’ Association stresses the importance of continued collaborative working in the fells and uplands 
  • RPA  issues- a tale of two parts; late ELS/HLS payments; re-mapping common land
  • The work of the Federation in 2017
  • General Data Protection Regulations
  • Public Enquiry: MoD to de-register Hilton, Murton, Warcop and Burton commons
  • New Environmental Land Management Schemes (NELMS)
  • Proposal to commons proof NE:MS
  • From Hill to Sea – trial of a new scheme
  • Extension to payment by results trail in the Yorkshire Dales
  • Our Common Cause: Our Upland Commons project
  • Lake District Sheep Farming – report by Mervyn Edwards