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Diggory Hadoke throws his head back and draws in a deep draught of that old, familiar smell… What is it? Why, freedom of course!  June saw Holt’s return with a flourish and a full sale, held over two days on

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Top airgun slug picks w/ Mat Manning

As slug ammo continues to take the airgunning world by storm, Mat Manning takes a look at some of the better-known brands that are leading the charge. About a year ago I flagged up the fact that slug ammunition was

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Simon West on international trade

In the latest in his regular contributions to Gun Trade News, Simon West, head of the Gun Trade Association wonders what the hell happened to the sunlit uplands we were promised. The long term might be bright; the medium term

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Gun of the Week: Mossberg Patriot Predator

Stuart Wilson finds that ‘good things often come in small packages’ as he gets to grips with a newly calibred American hero – this week’s Gun of the Week, the Mossberg Patriot Predator. Mossberg has been making guns for over

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RIO Cartridges celebrates 125th Anniversary

2021 marks the 125th anniversary of Rio Cartridges, one of the most iconic and historical brands of hunting and target shooting ammunition in Spain. Established in Madrid in 1896, this is a symbolic anniversary that shines a light on the

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Great British Shooting Awards 2021: Public voting open NOW

The category shortlists have been decided for the third annual Great British Shooting Awards, and we can reveal them below. To cast your vote, just click on the link below:https://www.futureevents.uk/thegreatbritishshootingawards/vote The voting closes on March 7th, and winners will be

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Sir Geoffrey Clifton Brown MP – GTN Interview

The MP for the Cotswolds, Sir Geoffrey is chair of the influential all-party parliamentary group on shooting and conservation and a keen shot himself. We caught up with him to hear his opinion on the current state of shooting in

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Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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EFPs invalid from 1 January 2021

From 1 January 2021, UK residents travelling to EU countries with firearms and ammunition will no longer be able to use European Firearms Pass (EFP). People will need to comply with the specific licensing or other requirements imposed by the

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RSPB must give shooting due credit if dialogue is to succeed

Ian Danby, BASC’s head of biodiversity, considers the RSPB’s announcement today about its year-long review of shooting. At last year’s AGM, the RSPB said it would review its policy on shooting and today it announced its verdict. Their response to

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