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Das Gewuhr der Leute

Blaser Sporting Limited are continuing to enjoy success with the entry-level Mauser M18 rifle. Launched by Mauser at their native IWA Show in March, the M18 has quickly established itself as being ‘das Gewuhr der Leute’ – The People’s Rifle.

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Fifty Cal Fight Goes On

Campaigning continues against proposals contained within the Offensive Weapons Bill after a Commons debate scheduled for 15 October was delayed. The Bill was due to have its third reading, but – according to the Commons leader – urgent oral statements

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Damaging Bill Amendments Averted

The Public Bill Committee has thrown out amendments to the Offensive Weapons Bill that would have seriously damaged shooting, after listening to advocacy from the likes of BASC. If all the amendments were accepted, the bill would have banned young

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Welsh Whitewash

Anti-shooting minister forces a ban on shooting on public land in Wales, throwing out a £45,000 consultation in the process Wales is set to stop commercial shooting on its public land in a dramatic u-turn that ignores the results of

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BGA Assurances For Game Season

One of the most pressing concerns for game shooters ahead of the Glorious Twelfth was the worryingly low Grouse numbers on moors across the UK. However Monday 13 August marked the first day of a shooting season like no other;

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NSS Bring Kids In For Free

All children aged 15 and under will get free entry to the Northern Shooting Show 2019, organisers have confirmed. The show, returning to the Yorkshire Event Centre on 11-12 May 2019, makes the move to open up its attractions to

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Pride And Partridges

With an ever growing divide between shooters and antis, Caroline Roddis considers the media responses to the beginning of the 2018 grouse season. The weeks running up to the start of the grouse season are the time when most people

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BASC Hit Back At Offensive Weapons Bill

BASC supplied evidence to the members of the parliamentary Public Bill committee on why proposals to ban large-calibre rifles, contained in the Offensive Weapons Bill, are a bad idea. When asked about the implications of the proposal, which would affect

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Harrier Boost On Moors

Hen Harriers and grouse shooting can co-exist – thats the message from the latest harrier breeding figures, which undermines antis’ claims that moors are a hotbed of illegal killing. Two years after the RSPB pulled out of supporting the six-point

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Game Fair Launches With A Bang

The Game Fair celebrated its Diamond anniversary in emphatic style on Friday 27 July. Huge crowds gathered to watch the opening ceremony, as organisers and industry representatives, including Lord Hertford welcomed guests to Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. The celebrations began

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