Mineral rights: 'Don't panic but do take legal advice'

Legal experts are urging anyone who is receiving letters about claiming mineral rights under their properties to take legal advice.

Homeowners in Carlisle are among people from all over the UK to get the notices. Richard Miller from Burnett's is one of several solicitors dealing with queries.

For more information and advice on the issue of mineral rights, visit the Land Registry website here.

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Mineral rights

People receive letters from landowners claiming ownership of mineral rights