British Game Alliance Takes Off

Established to act on the behalf of the shooting community, the British Game Association (BGA) will officially launch in April aiming to promote the consumption of game and secure the future of the industry. The not-for-profit organisation is headed up

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A Regael Welcome

Irish outdoor goods specialists Regael are one of Europe’s fastest growing wholesalers and are set to announce their continued growth by taking their first warehouse space in England, on the same industrial estate as its oldest and largest UK retail

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Against The Clock?

The Brexit clock is ticking and economic scaremongering is gathering pace, but is it time to hedge your bets rather than hit the panic button? Roger Williams gives his view  MANY EXPERTS AGREE THAT BREXIT’S IMMEDIATE EFFECT WILL WEAKEN THE

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Putting The Wind Up

Right-wing wonderland or liberal fantasy? Who is the countryside for, and how should it be used? That’s the issue that’s been at the heart of a couple of interesting media articles this month, and – with all the inevitability of

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That Friday Feeling

TGIF: After day one of the British Shooting Show, exhibitors tell Ollie Harvey how a change of venue has led to a record-breaking opening day. Cast your mind back to 2008. British athletes were enjoying a then record-breaking Olympics in

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German Endeavour

Famed internationally for its efficiency and engineering expertise, Germany can be a tough nut to crack for the unprepared entrepreneur, says Roger Williams Organisation – that’s what strikes you about Germany. This does have its downsides. Structurally, you can never

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South African Sky

  When someone announced a few years back that the Cape was the gun-crime capital of the world, it took me a moment or two to realise it could be true. Some natives here still have that old frontier mentality,

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Change Is Afoot

  Let’s be honest: 2017, like many of its recent predecessors, wasn’t an overwhelmingly great year. If I could sum it up in just one word I think it would be ‘uncertainty’. I had made a vague promise to myself

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Merger forms new US auction giant

James D Julia, the well-known American auction house for sporting and antique guns, is now a division of Morphy Auctions after the two companies merged on 14 December. The bigger company will become one of the largest antiques auction houses

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West’s Next Steps

Gun Trade News interviews charismatic Air Arms MD Claire West

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