covid-19

Impact of Covid-19 w/ Roger Williams

Never mind the post-pandemic euphoria, it’s time for a reality check with Roger Williams. Sickness, isolation, lockdowns, shutdowns, Government borrowings and enforced savings are all at record levels. Millions of people have died, some 3.4 million during the current pandemic.

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Looking ahead to the Olympics

Caroline Roddis looks to the upcoming Olympics with hope; hope that they will happen and hope that shooting sports’ quadrennial season of positive press from the mainstream media continues. The UK population is very good at splitting into two. Whether it’s

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An optimistic look into the future of shooting, with NGO’s Liam Bell

There’s no doubt that the pandemic has taken its toll, but there are reasons to look to the future with some degree of optimism, says the chair of the National Gamekeeper’s Organisation. I have been trying to get a handle

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GTN interview: Game Fair’s James Gower

James Gower is the dynamic presence behind the Game Fair, our most eagerly anticipated country event. He tells Steve Faragher what to expect this year, and how they overcame uncertainty. SF: I’ve never been to The Game Fair before. Tell

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Simon west discusses Brexit fallout for the gun trade

The GTN Brexit Survey has served to highlight the great work the Gun Trade Association is doing, plus this summer is the time to make a statement, argues Simon West. Thank you to all of you who submitted responses to

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British Shooting Show in April 2021 is postponed until Feb 2022

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the British Shooting Show set for April 2021 has been postponed until February 2022. The British Shooting Show was set to return to the NEC for its fourth year but was unable to do so

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Rising government debt meets falling personal debt – implications for gun trade

With unprecedented levels of government debt meeting falling levels of personal debt, Roger Williams peers into his crystal ball and tries to decipher what this all may mean for the gun trade. Noise wakes you up. Unfortunately, it can also

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Follow the Covid-19 Code for shooting

With the start of the pheasant season just days away, BASC is pleased that the latest government announcement has not placed further restrictions on shooting in England. We continue to await further details on the latest guidance from Northern Ireland,

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BASC launches second newspaper campaign

BASC has launched its second newspaper advertising campaign of the year – this time celebrating the opening of the pheasant season. The first campaign focused on the importance of the grouse season to our upland communities and landscape conservation. The

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The latest on gun auctions during Covid-19

Diggory Hadoke takes a virtual tour of the month’s sales, and finds that the gun trade is booming. Many industries have suffered catastrophic damage during the turbulent summer of COVID-19. However, it seems that auctions are weathering the unsettled period

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