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Diggory Hadoke throws his head back and draws in a deep draught of that old, familiar smell… What is it? Why, freedom of course!  June saw Holt’s return with a flourish and a full sale, held over two days on

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How did the debate “Ban Driven Grouse Shooting” fare in Westminster this week?

Monday’s debate by MP in Westminster on the petition: “Ban Driven Grouse Shooting Wilful blindness is no longer an option” was notable for the preparedness of speakers against the motion and the lack of economic alternatives brought by the supporters

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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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How will the gun trade fare as lockdown eases?

It’s been a long and difficult journey, and our first impulse as we recover may be to drown in beer, but Stuart Farr counsels caution as we re-enter ‘normality’. I, like many of you, had my first jab recently. A

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The legal challenges faced by the gun trade during the pandemic

As the fallout from Covid enters the courtrooms of the country, Stuart Farr reports on two major cases that might impact your business, and looks ahead at more litigation to come. Those quintessential aspects of trade and commerce—shaking hands on

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Simon west discusses Brexit fallout for the gun trade

The GTN Brexit Survey has served to highlight the great work the Gun Trade Association is doing, plus this summer is the time to make a statement, argues Simon West. Thank you to all of you who submitted responses to

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UK gun trade in Brexit turmoil

Seven out of 10 UK gun trade businesses have reported difficulties trading since Brexit, according to an exclusive Gun Trade News survey carried out in association with the Gun Trade Association. A remarkable seven out of ten businesses surveyed at

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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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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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Great British Shooting Awards 2021 are BACK!

Future Field Sports are proud to announce the third annual Great British Shooting Awards!  The Awards aim is to give recognition to the products, organisations and people that make our industry tick. From cartridges to clothing, the awards will represent

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