firearms

The Antiques Roadshow

A Panorama investigation into firearms was never going to be particularly comfortable viewing. And by comfortable, I mean something I could watch without my blood pressure climbing faster than a mountaineer pursued by a hungry bear. Entitled ‘Legal Weapon’, because

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FACS Hits 30 Year High

The number of firearms certificates in the UK is at its highest since 1988, new Home Office figures reveal. There were 157,581 FACs on issue on 31 March this year, an increase of 2 per cent on the previous year.

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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

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Silicone Sox

The Shooting Party have announced the introduction of their AirForceOne Silicone Sox, treated rifle and pistol socks. Designed to protect firearms during the storage and transportation, the Silicone Sox thick 100 per cent polyester fabric protects against dirt and scratches,

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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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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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Licensing Lottery

      Lincolnshire police and GPs are pursuing an official policy of charging extra for a shotgun or firearms licence – and shooting groups won’t put up with it Confusion over what individuals should pay for a gun licence

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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

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Trade Secrets: SETAC

Are gun dealers failing to comply with firearms laws, explosives regulations and health-and-safety requirements? Danny Kay of SETAC tells GTN what pitfalls retailers commonly fall into – and how to avoid them Everyone knows the gun trade is constricted by

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Home Office revamps firearms licensing

As of 1 April changes have been implemented to the firearms licensing process that include notifications of firearms ownership for doctors. These changes come in response to recommendations put forwards by coroners, medical professionals and the Independent Police Complaints Commission

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