Point and Click

Social Media has altered the way we do everything. Even the gun trade, the steeped-in-history, grizzled, old, gun trade has bent a knee to the new king. Frequenters of Facebook will know that there are interest groups of all kinds

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Mexican Stand-Off

If only I had chosen my parents more carefully, I would have gone to Eton and joined the ruling class. If only Mexico could sort out the drug cartels, it would be a great country. It has 31 states and

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The Right To Bear Arms

I have often commented in this column that, in the UK, we have some of the strictest gun laws in the world. As such, I have always considered myself fortunate to have been a licence holder continuously since I was

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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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