Countryside Alliance

A LAC Of Perspective

There seems to be a growing sense that ‘something needs to be done’ about technology. I don’t just mean the (entirely justified, in my view) middle class pre-occupation with children’s screen time, but a sense that something needs to be

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Passing The Buck

‘A government minister who wrote to environment bosses calling on them to ban shooting on its land has said her request did not bind them to doing it. Hannah Blythyn has since been accused of ‘shifting the blame’ for the

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Treason and Plot

Remember, remember. The fifth of November marks the anniversary of the infamous gunpowder plot. The tale of sabotage is a cornerstone of British history; but not enough to deter the latest wave of demonstrators from their attempts to destroy another

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Welsh U-Turn Sparks Fury

A recent letter by the Minister for Environment declaring that the Welsh Labour Government does not support shooting has led to consternation across the shooting community. MP Hannah Blythyn wrote to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to inform the group that

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View From The Valley

Will calls to reform the Firearms Licensing Department in the Dyfed Powys Police, how are businesses in Wales responding? Ollie Harvey explores… Dyfed Powys Police have been urged to reform their firearms licensing department with immediate effect, affecting shooters and

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Game Of Two Halves

Clay Shooting Magazine recently explored the possibilities of televising different disciplines of shooting. Naturally, Skeet and Trap are more camera friendly than Sporting, but filming any kind of targets can be an emotionless and disengaging experience. A big Sporting shoot

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Super Markets For Game Meats

A Countryside Alliance study is backing the game meat market for growth in the coming months. Their research shows that although the majority of people have never bought game meat, most are not against doing so. The polling showed that

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RSPB feel burden of proof

A gamekeeper accused of killing two peregrine falcons has had his case dismissed after the judge ruled that footage filmed by the RPSB was inadmissible as evidence. District Judge Jane Goodwin criticised the organisation for conducting covert surveillance in the

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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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Rural Oscars Champion Game

The 2017 Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the Rural Oscars, whittled down over 11,000 nominations into five category winners on 25 April. Environment Secretary Gove was part of a judging panel which included; Waitrose Food Editor and Masterchef Judge,

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