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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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Grouse moors do not cause flooding, MPs told

The British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC), in conjunction with the Moorland Association, has produced a briefing note explaining to MPs how grouse moor management can help prevent flooding. The publication of the document comes after suggestions in the

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Armex ‘club’ takes the fight to grey importers

A new scheme for dealers and end-users of Armex products aims to thwart grey importers by giving legitimate buyers a host of benefits. The Armex Privilege Members Club, active from 1 March, will see a membership card shipped with every

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Bisley Sports Wholesale job opportunity

The National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA) is looking for a wholesale business manager for Bisley Sports Wholesale, based at the Lord Roberts Centre. The role is permanent full time, for an immediate start, managing the wholesale sports business with the

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Beretta joins UK Game Fair

The longest-established gunmaker in the world, Beretta, has confirmed it will be exhibiting at the UK Game Fair at Stoneleigh on 22-24 July 2016. The Italian gunmaker will be joining other industry leaders such as Fiocchi, Yamaha, Boxall & Edmiston, Eley Hawk,

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