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Below The Breadline

Stuart Farr explores the factors – such as 400-year-old laws – which are contributing to the demise of the high street. The proposition that the High Street is disappearing isn’t really all that new. For some years now, many of

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Cheeky Blinders

The ever-changing face of gun trade has come a long way in the past century. Stuart Farr investigates the Midlands to see if the price is right  Shortly before writing this I was lucky enough (well, I suppose I was

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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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Death by Consultation

Gun Trade News reports on government policy reviews into legislation affecting airguns, antique guns, MARS actions and .50 cals

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Green light for Steyr

The National Ballistics Intelligence Service has confirmed that the Steyr LP50 pistol is not a Section 5 or Section 1 pistol, and therefore its use can continue. NABIS had confiscated LP50s and parts from the headquarters of Steyr UK earlier

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EU report revives shadow of lead ban

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has tabled new proposals for a blanket ban on lead ammunition on wetlands. The proposal would restrict not only shooting with lead shot in wetland areas, but also carrying it. This has led to the

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Pulling The Trigger

As the snap general election looms, Stuart Farr looks at the issue that started it all – Brexit – and what it’s likely to mean for the UK gun trade

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Semi-auto air pistols at risk

A test case could result in many air pistols being banned following a seizure by North Yorkshire police last year.

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BASC gives guidance on Scottish airgun law

With airgun licensing set to come into force in Scotland this year, the British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has updated its guidance on the subject, helping shooters and businesses keep up-to-date with the new legislation. Airgun owners will

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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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