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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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Treason and Plot

Remember, remember. The fifth of November marks the anniversary of the infamous gunpowder plot. The tale of sabotage is a cornerstone of British history; but not enough to deter the latest wave of demonstrators from their attempts to destroy another

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The Antiques Roadshow

A Panorama investigation into firearms was never going to be particularly comfortable viewing. And by comfortable, I mean something I could watch without my blood pressure climbing faster than a mountaineer pursued by a hungry bear. Entitled ‘Legal Weapon’, because

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Better Safe Than Sorry

You may think that your business is immune to thievery but the risk remains; especially in an industry where shops can be filled with single high-ticket items. You may be used to selling security items such as safes to the

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Postcode Lottery

In 2015 the first National Rural Crime Survey was published. Three years later and the nation’s largest report of rural residents and businesses now engages with over 20,000 people. The report explores why crime and anti- social behaviour is leaving

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Kenyon’s the man to back fieldsports in Somerset

Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset

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Rural crime costs £800 million

The National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) survey has revealed that rural crime costs up to £800 million per year. The survey had 17,227 respondents from people living in rural areas and found that the cost of rural crime is 21 times higher

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Law Commission begins firearms legislation review

The Law Commission has started work on reforming firearm offences in the UK.

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BASC counters licence changes

BASC continues to oppose last-minute changes to the General Licence in Scotland

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Scottish firearms crime down 32%

Scottish police recorded 365 offences in which a firearm was allegedly involved in 2012-13 – down 32 per cent from the 535 recorded in 2011-12.

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