eu

Leading The Way

One of the hot topics in field sports circles is the use of the lead shot in UK Wetlands. Jack Knott waded in on the issue to give the Countryside Alliance’s take on the rulings, regulations and knock-on effects for

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Interviews

FACE and Eagle Enter Partnership

The European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE) has partnered with Eagle Review, a leading travel advisor for hunting, shooting and fishing.   Both organisations will work together to help ensure that hunting and fishing opportunities in Europe

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Traders Face Odds Of ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

In August the government released 84 documents explaining preparations for a no-deal Brexit scenario. The governments explanatory papers offer advice on a range of issues, including rural businesses and the importing and exporting of firearms, however a customs broker has

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Business, News

Edgar Brothers Claim Top EU Prize

Edgar Brothers has been awarded the coveted EU Distributor of the Year 2018 from Savage Arms. As one of the UK’s largest firearms distributors the Cheshire-based company was appointed sole UK distributor of the American rifle brand in 2011. Savage

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Business, News

Browning – IWA News

Adrien Koutny of Browning showed us not one but two new Browning Maral straight-pulls. They are both composite models – previously the Maral was only available with a wood stock. On the left is the Nordic model, with fluted barrel

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Products

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Comment, Features, Legal, News

EU firearms proposals revised

The gun trade continues to scrutinise the possibility of European intervention after shooting organisations and a British MEP worked together on a new version of Europe’s firearms law proposals. But the proposals will continue to be revised before being made

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

MEPs express concerns over “poorly drafted” EU amendments

The European Parliament has had its first meeting to discuss the proposed amendments to the EU Firearms Directive. Shooting representatives have hailed the meeting as a promising first step, with the majority of MEPs expressing concerns over the amendments’ impact on

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

BASC helps scrutinise EU reforms

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) will submit amendments to the European Commission firearms proposals at the request of Vicky Ford MEP, rapporteur for the European parliament committee. Proposals to revise the EU firearms directives, although planned for

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in News

EU gun proposals cause outrage

The European Commission announced on 18 November a series of proposed amendments to the EU firearms directive, imposing tighter restrictions on the acquisition and possession of firearms in the European Union. Proposals include a ban on certain semi-automatic firearms, restricting

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News
Follow Us!