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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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Posted in Features, Legal

BASC Gamekeepers’ Fair celebrates 40 years

This weekend sees the 40th BASC Gamekeepers’ Fair taking place at Catton Park, Derbyshire. From 16-17 April, the traditional sporting estate of Catton Park will play host to the fair, which showcases the best in gamekeeping, shooting and fieldsports, with

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UK Game Fair unites gun trade

The biggest names in shooting, fishing and hunting are signing up to exhibit at the UK Game Fair, taking place 22-24 July at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. With manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the shooting industry all keen to get

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Viking Arms trade day returns

Viking Arms is hosting another of its trade events at Swinton Park in North Yorkshire, 22-23 May. The trade-only event, which the Gun Trade News team attended in 2015, serves as a platform for Viking Arms to launch its new

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On Air: Brand Management

Airgun Shooter editor, Nigel Allen, looks at how branding is becoming an important part of the airgun industry. The word ‘brand’ is one of those corporate buzzwords that has changed in its application down the years. Derived from the iron-branding

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Money Talk: A spectator’s view

Roger Williams takes stock of the latest headlines and deduces what we can conclude about the UK’s current economic situation. Keynes, the famous British economist, once said in rebuttal: “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you

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Trade Secrets: SETAC

Are gun dealers failing to comply with firearms laws, explosives regulations and health-and-safety requirements? Danny Kay of SETAC tells GTN what pitfalls retailers commonly fall into – and how to avoid them Everyone knows the gun trade is constricted by

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Posted in Interviews

The latest issue of Game Fair Gazette is out now!

The April edition of Game Fair Gazette has been released, keeping you up to date with the latest UK Game Fair announcements and fieldsports news. Distributed widely to shooting grounds, gun shops, fishing stores, country clothing retailers and other key rural businesses, the

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Webwatch: Marksman Pellets

Lincoln Jeffries, manufacturer of the famous Marksman airgun pellets since 1932, has launched a new website. A well-known landmark to many shooters in Birmingham, the company, which produces domed and pointed pellets in .177, .22 and .25 calibres for all types of airguns, will now be

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IWA round-up: Fiocchi

This year Fiocchi is celebrating its 140th anniversary and has released special edition anniversary cartridges to mark the occasion. The anniversary cartridges are available in the Golden and Official clay cartridge lines, used by international clay champions. For hunters, the anniversary

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