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Help Scottish field sports survive coronavirus

We’re following up with an opportunity to show support to Scottish field sports businesses excluded from government grants. As we reported yesterday, the Scottish Government has exempted several fieldsports businesses from applying for coronavirus support, meaning those businesses could lose

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Scottish fieldsports industry denied coronavirus help

Field sports businesses in Scotland are being specifically denied help in the Scottish government’s handouts. The coronavirus fund, which is being administered across the UK, offers up to £10,000 in grants to small businesses affected by the pandemic. But on

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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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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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Looking ahead to the Northern Shooting Show 2020

As The Northern Shooting Show prepares for its fifth show, Richard Stokoe explains how the show is heading in the right direction. It may seem a regular fixture in the British Shooting calendar, but it’s not that long since the Northern

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Don’t miss the GTA Gunmaker’s Marquee at the Northern Shooting Show

Visitors to the Northern Shooting Show with an interest in the skills needed to build the finest guns will be in for a treat as the show in May will host the Gun Trade Association Gunmakers’ Marquee. The area will

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BASC issues further statement on non-lead ammunition

BASC have responded to the criticism of the UK’s leading cartridge manufacturers on the proposed lead shot ban. Last week, the four biggest cartridge manufacturers in the UK responded to the initiative, led by the leading shooting and rural organisations

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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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The Great British Shooting Awards – all the winners

It was a great event on Saturday night after the British Shooting Show, and just in case you missed it, here are all the winners from the Great British Shooting Awards. Shooting Apparel of the Year Deerhunter Pro Gamekeeper Jacket

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George Eustice named new DEFRA Secretary

In the latest cabinet reshuffle, George Eustice MP has been named as the new environment secretary. He replaces the outgoing Theresa Villiers as the head of DEFRA. BASC says the appointment of George Eustice MP signals the arrival of a

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