environment

Countryside issues matter to Labour, BASC rural reception told

Shadow DEFRA minister David Drew MP told a rural reception at Labour’s autumn conference that uncertainty caused by Brexit risks damaging the British countryside.Speaking at the reception hosted by BASC and the Angling Trust at the conference in Brighton, he

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in News

BASC urges members: “Have your say on general licences”

BASC is urging members to take part in a 12 week public survey launched today by environment secretary Theresa Villiers as part of a planned review of general licences to manage wild birds in England. Defra (the Department for Environment,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Deer Initiative To Finish In 2020

Deer Initiative Ltd (DI Ltd), the executive arm of the Deer Initiative Partnership (DIP), is to cease operating at the end of the current financial year on 31 March 2020, after 24 years of service. The decision to close operations

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Product news (part 1)

Gun Trade News presents the first part of a round up of the latest product releases, from the British Shooting Show and further afield. Pro Eco Wad Eley Hawk has launched a fully biodegradable and dissolvable wad for steel cartridges

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Products

Eley Hawk goes bio with new wads

Eley Hawk aims to boost the environmental credentials of shooters with its VIP steel shot cartridges with new dissolvable and degradable wads. Made with entirely organic, non-toxic materials, the new Pro Eco wad dissolves in 24 hours in water –

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in News, Products

Welsh U-Turn Sparks Fury

A recent letter by the Minister for Environment declaring that the Welsh Labour Government does not support shooting has led to consternation across the shooting community. MP Hannah Blythyn wrote to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to inform the group that

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

LACS vice-president appointed to shadow cabinet

A prominent member of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) has been appointed as shadow secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs. Kerry McCarthy, a self-professed anti, joins Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour shadow cabinet. BASC commented on the appointment: “Ms McCarthy

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News
Follow Us!