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How has coronavirus affected your business?

Get in touch, complete our quick survey, and let us know how your business has been affected by coronavirus These are certainly unprecedented times; this week, the government introduced a set of measures which are as close to a nation-wide

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CORONAVIRUS: Sportsman Gun Centre closes shops

Sportsman Gun Centre have closed their three retail branches after the government announced an effective nation-wide lockdown due to coronavirus. Sportsman Gun Centre also said that while the stores are now closed, they are operating with a “limited skeleton crew.”

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A recession can be the best time to advertise – here’s why

With the talk of an economic recession being inevitable, many companies will look to cut advertising spend – but this is why you should maintain your advertising efforts – and even increase them! The coronavirus outbreak has caused a global

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CORONAVIRUS: BASC asks Home Office to support firearms licensing during pandemic

Tens of thousands of firearm certificate holders could be at risk of breaking the law as the coronavirus outbreak restricts police resources, according to BASC. The UK’s largest shooting organisation is aware that police forces are starting to divert officers

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CZ announce Sportsman Gun Centre as sole UK distributor

As of 1st April 2020, Sportsman Gun Centre will take over as sole UK importer and distributor of prestigious firearm manufacturer CZ (Česká zbrojovka). CZ have been manufacturing firearms for over 80 years and boast an impressive range of rimfire &

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CORONAVIRUS: Northern Shooting Show rearranges dates

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Northern Shooting Show has decided to move to later this year. Following the government announcement that all ‘mass gatherings’ would not be supported by the emergency services, and that the general public should only

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CORONAVIRUS: Association of Deer Management Groups AGM is postponed

The Association of Deer Management Groups’s annual general meeting was due to take place on 18 March, but has now been postponed due to the growing outbreak of coronavirus. As the globe tries to combat the outbreak of coronavirus, all

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New Editor for Gun Trade News

Steve Faragher is the new editor of Gun Trade News. Taking over from industry stalwart Colin Fallon, Steve has a long history in specialist and trade magazines. He has worked for Future Publishing on and off for 30 years across a

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Northern Shooting Show: BASC offer free entry to youngsters

Complimentary entry for youngsters at the Northern Shooting Show courtesy of BASC. Courtesy of BASC, visitors to this year’s Northern Shooting Show who are aged 15-years-old and younger will get complimentary entry alongside a fee-paying adult. The show will be held

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The Walther RM8 UC is this week’s GTN Gun of the Week

This week’s Gun of the Week is the Walther RM8 UC. Umarex has revamped their classic airgun with the new Walther Rotex RM8 UC variant, and Mat Manning reckons its scaled-down proportions make it an even better gun. Affordable PCPs

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