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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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The GTN Interview: Viking’s managing director Sam MacArthur

Viking’s managing director, Sam MacArthur, talks to Ollie Harvey about how the company is transforming and her recent appointment to the GTA Council The 21st century has brought about huge advances in the shooting industry. Sam MacArthur’s parents established Viking

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This month’s movers and shakers

The latest in trade changes and opportunities in wildlife conservation. The Gun Trade Association have announced the appointment of Ben Tolhurst as Marketing and Communications Officer.  Ben will be responsible for communicating with media outlets, attending trade shows, providing marketing

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GTN backs gun trade benefits at The Game Fair

Gun Trade News and The Game Fair have announced a partnership that will deliver a new trade-specific programme of benefits at this year’s fair, including events and dedicated spaces. The partnership is designed to allow businesses in the gun trade

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Voice Of The Trade

Tucked in the shadows of Tewkesbury Abbey, you will find the headquarters of the Gun Trade Association. Nearby, Simon West is getting used to his new position as Director of the Association. It has been just three months since he

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April 2017: Movers and Shakers

Schöffel Country have announced the appointment of a new brand director for the premium countrywear brand. Marcus Janssen joins the Rutland-based company, moving from Fieldsports magazine, where he was the editor for four years. His former roles have provided Marcus

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