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Quick Quiz: Lee Hurst

Our new regular quiz where we ask a leading industry figure some daft and not-so-daft questions and find out a bit more about them. Please tell us who you are and who you work for My name is Lee Hurst

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Brexit survey – are you affected?

According to the Road Haulier’s Association (RHA) the volume of exports going through British ports to the EU has fallen an extraordinary 68 per cent compared to January last year. The dramatic drop in the volume of traffic carried on

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GTA’s Simon West on lockdown and Brexit

Simon West, head of the Gun Trade Association, argues that we must use any time afforded us by lockdown to get our ducks in a row, or else we risk losing any progress made by a successful Brexit. It’s easy

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Great British Shooting Awards: Meet the Judges!

With just hours left to submit your trade nominations, we meet the judges for the 2021 Great British Shooting Awards You have until 23:59pm tonight to submit your trade nominations. To do so, just follow the link below: https://www.futureevents.uk/gbsa-nominations/begin Sam

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Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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GTN Quick Quiz: Simon West

Our new regular quiz where we ask a leading industry figure some daft and not-so-daft questions and find out a bit more about them. Simon West OBE is a familiar and friendly face to everyone in the gun trade, he’s

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The Game Fair moves dates to July 2021

Under guidance by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, The Game Fair will now not take place on the September 2020 dates as planned. “It is with great regret that I have had to make this decision” said

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CORONAVIRUS: UK Gun Trade hunkers down for pandemic, with two-thirds of businesses closing

In an exclusive poll for Gun Trade News conducted on 25 and 26 March 2020, two-thirds of gun businesses revealed that they were temporarily closing to deal with the impact of coronavirus. Sixty per cent of respondents had already closed,

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Don’t miss the GTA Gunmaker’s Marquee at the Northern Shooting Show

Visitors to the Northern Shooting Show with an interest in the skills needed to build the finest guns will be in for a treat as the show in May will host the Gun Trade Association Gunmakers’ Marquee. The area will

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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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