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Help or Hinderance

With airgun law under review Mat Manning reports back on the RSPCA and BASC’s joint conference on potential legislation The current review of UK airgun legislation is a very hot topic and its outcome could have serious implications for shooters

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Airgunners’ Pet Peeves

Recent issues surrounding incidents of cats being shot with airguns have led to a Home Office airgun review. However, the review has left shooters worried that further restrictions on airgun use in England and Wales would be “disproportionate” and “bad

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GPs Say: Cough Up

A Home Office ‘betrayal’ over who pays for a certificate applicant’s medical report means shooters will have to pay more to keep their guns… THE PRICE OF SHOOTING IS SET TO INCREASE ONCE AGAIN after the Home Office u-turned on

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A Poor Review

UK airgun regulation are to be reassessed, prompting fears of a Scotland-style upheaval. Mat Manning investigates.

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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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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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