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Oskar Waktare – GTN Quick Quiz

GMK stalwart and now a leading light at Holland & Holland, Oskar Waktare comes from a long line of gun traders. Please tell us who you are and who you work for My name is Oskar Waktare and I am

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Managing the transition away from lead shot with Simon West

As the lead storm rages around us, Simon West of the Gun Trade Association tries to keep a calm head and suggest ways in which we might carry on. Lead has been the key component of small arms ammunition for

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The Game Fair: the event of the summer!

It’s the highlight of most shooter’s year and the country festival to be seen at every summer­. Finally, we can head back to The Game Fair, and it looks like this could be the best one yet. This much-loved celebration

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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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