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BASC Covid-19 guidance shoot visits hitting the mark

More than 100 shoots have taken up the opportunity to receive expert practical guidance from BASC staff on reducing Covid-19 risks on shoot day. The free visits, launched in England at the end of June, help shoots form their own

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Diversity in field sports matters

GTN editor Steve Faragher looks at the state of diversity in the gun trade and asks how we can improve in the wake of the Black Lives Matter campaign. My first real experience of the gun trade was attending the

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Invasive Species: Government backs BASC

The Government’s response to its invasive alien species consultation aligns fully with BASC’s dedicated work to manage species such as the grey squirrel, muntjac and Egyptian goose. The Government’s aims outlined in their response are to control any current wild

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GMK MD Karl Waktare – the GTN interview

The managing director of GMK, Karl Waktare, tells us how the distributors are getting on in the face of coronavirus, and why he has decided to seek nomination to the BASC council. Tell us a little bit about GMK? GMK

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Covid-19 guidance visits for shoots launched

BASC is launching free Covid-19 guidance visits to help prepare shoots for the coming season. The Covid-19 guidance visits will help shoots form their own individual risk assessments depending on their situation and demonstrate how risks can be reduced in line

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National police chief gives clear guidance on shooting under Covid-19 restrictions

Deputy Chief Constable Dave Orford, the national lead on firearms licensing, has provided clarity on shooting in England under the current Covid-19 guidance following concerns raised by BASC, other shooting organisations and police forces. DCC Orford says he has clarified

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CORONAVIRUS: All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation on shooting’s future

Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation, spoke to BASC and provided an insight into his work in Westminster and shares his views on what the shooting community must do to ensure

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CORONAVIRUS: Advice on shooting activities in England

BASC and other rural organisations have updated their advice for shooting, work on shoots and pest control in England following the government’s latest changes to the regulations for fighting Covid-19.  We must stress that these changes have been made in

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BASC freezes subs prices during coronavirus

BASC has announced it is holding subscriptions at the level set in 2020 until at least March 2022 in response to the coronavirus crisis. BASC chairman Eoghan Cameron said: “BASC Council took this decision knowing that members will be seeing

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Scottish government climbs down over coronavirus support scheme scandal

Gun Trade News is delighted to hear that a senior member of the Scottish Government has agreed that the exclusion of the fieldsports industry from a government handout designed to soften the blow of coronavirus is wrong. Cabinet Secretary for the

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