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SPONSORED: R&B Sporting is recruiting!

Having opened in 2006, R&B Sporting is now firmly established as a leading and well-loved gun shop serving the Midlands and South Wales. Following the recent expansion of the Ross-on-Wye premises and an extended period of growth, the company is

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Mossberg finds a new home in the UK

Mossberg has just celebrated its centenary, having started making its firearms in 1919, based in Connecticut, USA. And now, Mossberg have announced that Viking Arms is their new UK distribution partner. Managing Director Sam Macarthur said, “We are very excited

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New BASC Service Bypasses Unhelpful GPs

BASC has launched a dedicated service to ensure speedy responses for members being let down and delayed by unhelpful GPs during the firearms licensing process.  The service, launched on 6 January, will link applicants with compliant GPs to help secure

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GTN catches up with Shoot SP’s Steve Randles

Ollie Harvey joins Steve Randles as he sets his sights on trade with the revolutionary Shoot SP. In an industry that is steeped in heritage and tradition, innovation can be hard to come by. It is a cliché to say

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The GTN Interview: Highland’s John Bright

John Bright joins Ollie Harvey to explore the roots of Highland Outdoors and share plans for 2020. When John Bright joined the gun trade, he was presented with the daunting challenge of representing the Austral Gun Company to clients in

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EU Firearms Directives Put In Place

The government has recently incorporated new requirements into the Firearms Rules based on 2017 EU Directives. The directives cover civilian ownership of firearms, registration with licensing authorities, the ownership of deactivated firearms, security issues for the ownership of firearms by

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Fit For Purpose?

With changes to firearms licensing systems and General Licences in the pipeline, shooters should be prepared for all eventualities, warn shooting groups Shooting groups have criticised plans to tighten guidelines on issuing firearms licences. The Home Office plan to put the

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Time is running out to register your deactivated firearm

You don’t have long left to register your deactivated firearms before the December deadline!From 12 December it will be a legal requirement to register the transfer of deactivated weapons with the Home Office. Notification of the possession of deactivated weapons

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BREAKING: BASC condemns Liverpool’s “woeful” rejection of BSS event

Liverpool City Council’s public attack on shooting, which led to the Liverpool Exhibition Centre terminating its contract for a British Shooting Show event in September 2020, has been labelled “woeful”, “unfair” and “misinformed” by BASC, the UK’s largest shooting association. BASC

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Licence fee concerns quashed

There’s relief in the shooting community as it appears that the government has taken stakeholders concerns regarding proposed firearms licence fees on board.  Fees outlined in a government response published by Home Office consultation are 58 per cent lower than

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