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Cheeky Blinders

The ever-changing face of gun trade has come a long way in the past century. Stuart Farr investigates the Midlands to see if the price is right  Shortly before writing this I was lucky enough (well, I suppose I was

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Data Protection: Are You Prepared?

  The phrase ‘boring but important’ could have been involved to describe data protection law- GDPR. Back in January, Stuart Farr summarised the key points and potential penalties. Now the deadline is upon we bring you a reminder of what

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Airgun consultation under way

A consultation on tightening airgun laws in England and Wales, first reported on in the December 2017 edition of Gun Trade News, is now open for public responses. Intended to be a wide-ranging review into whether the law is fit

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Green light for Steyr

The National Ballistics Intelligence Service has confirmed that the Steyr LP50 pistol is not a Section 5 or Section 1 pistol, and therefore its use can continue. NABIS had confiscated LP50s and parts from the headquarters of Steyr UK earlier

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Pulling The Trigger

As the snap general election looms, Stuart Farr looks at the issue that started it all – Brexit – and what it’s likely to mean for the UK gun trade

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Semi-auto air pistols at risk

A test case could result in many air pistols being banned following a seizure by North Yorkshire police last year.

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At a loss on the continent

A short investigation into the progress of the EU firearms directive, and the recent ECR conference about the issues it raises

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A Tale of Two Antis

The evidence submitted in advance of the grouse shooting debate was an odd sort of affair, as Colin Fallon found

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SNH supports out-of-season shooting

A Scottish Natural Heritage report has concluded that out-of-season shooting has an important role in deer control

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Wales sees sense on snaring

Despite petition from the League against Cruel Sports, the Welsh Assembly has declined to ban snares

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