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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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BASC Await Cup Final Day

BASC have announced their annual Countryside Clay Shoot. Scheduled for 19 May, this years event will be held at the prestigious Six Mile Bottom estate in Cambridgeshire, with proceeds benefiting the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust. The competition will features 500 simulated

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May The False Be With You

Caroline Roddis explores the dark side of American media and its battle with fake news… How good are we as an industry, as responding to false allegations made in the media? Personally, I don’t think we’re doing a smashing job.

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Saved By The Bell

Following a turbulent spell for BASC, stability looks to have been restored. Gun Trade News met the new CEO, Ian Bell, who now leads the association forward… Nestled in the shadows of a scaffolded Big Ben, the cinnamon club restaurant

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GPs Say: Cough Up

A Home Office ‘betrayal’ over who pays for a certificate applicant’s medical report means shooters will have to pay more to keep their guns… THE PRICE OF SHOOTING IS SET TO INCREASE ONCE AGAIN after the Home Office u-turned on

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Shoot for The Future

BASC and GWCT have announced an initiative to improve shooting and shoot management skills. The series of courses and presentations will be led by GWCT experts and BASC accredited coaches at the Allerton Project Visitor Centre in Loddington, Leicester on

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