country sports

Welfare Bill given short shrift in House of Lords

A bill that could “curtail country sports” has been mauled in the House of Lords as peers attacked it as ‘unnecessary’ ‘ill conceived’ and ‘anthropomorphic’.  The Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill was introduced in the Queen’s Speech in May. The seemingly

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SGC Back The Game Fair

The Sportsman Gun Centre has penned a new and improved contract to cement its ongoing relationship with The Game Fair, calling it an “ideal way of introducing the next generation of country and country sports enthusiasts.” Aboo Cattran commented: “TGF

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Rural voters want change from next Prime Minister

A major survey of rural voters on the Conservative Party leadership contest has revealed deep frustration in rural areas. Over 3,000 people took part in the online survey between 7-17 June. This has been the only national survey of rural opinion on

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Breaking boundaries

Outdated preconceptions are cast aside as women’s participation in field sports continues to grow. The number of women taking part in both clay and game shooting, including grouse, in Scotland has risen steadily over the past few years, breaking the

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Talking Heads: Andy Statham of Excellas

Andy Statham tells Colin Fallon about new fieldsports directory Excellas

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Northern Ireland country sports strengthened

A country sports group with cross-party membership has been established in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Aiming to “develop, foster, promote and protect country sports and conservation across Northern Ireland, recognising the social, economic and cross-community benefits”, the group will be a forum for politicians to discuss the

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