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Boys and their toys

Outfit International boss, Valdemar Bardram, talks to Colin Fallon about his plans for the future of Seeland and Harkila and how the gun trade compares to the toy industry Danish clothing company Seeland is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of

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Movers and shakers

The latest in industry developments Wildlife Estates Scotland have appointed a new project officer as the land management scheme aims to double its accredited acreage from 1.25 million to 2.5 million acres by 2023. Caroline Pringle joins WES as an

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Worth A Gamble

As I write this – the final roundup of economic trends for 2018 – I am trying to establish whether it has been a good year or not. If I had to place my bets I would wager that it

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Vacancy: Gunroom assistant, William Evans

Gunmaker and high-end retailer William Evans is advertising for a person to assist in sales at the gun room at its Bisley location.

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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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RSPB accused of distorting moorland data

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has come under fire for allegedly misrepresenting data on moorland management to further an anti-grouse shooting agenda. In a damning review of the RSPB’s interpretation of scientific research the report says:

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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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IWA round-up: Browning

Apart from showcasing the B15 range of shotguns, first launched to the UK at the British Shooting Show, Browning also announced the arrival of a new A5, the A5 One Sweet 16. In 16-gauge, the Sweet 16 is a lightweight

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British Shooting Show highlights

The British Shooting Show, held 12-14 February at Stoneleigh, saw a whole host of new product launches and exciting industry announcements, with organisers hailing it the best ever British Shooting Show. There were product launches a plenty in the shotgun

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Countdown to IWA 2016

Businesses across Europe and the world are gearing up for the shooting industry’s highlight of the year: IWA Outdoor Classics 2016, Nuremberg, 4-7 March. IWA will see the largest names in shooting showcase their latest and greatest products, with ground-breaking

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