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Latest shooting products for October 2021

We’ve compiled all the latest new shooting products we’ve heard about this month Wasp air rifle pellets After a hiatus, the legendary Wasp air rifle pellet has returned from exile. John Rothery Wholesale is bringing back the iconic brand. The

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ZEISS introduces new generation of V8 riflescopes

With four new V8 models, ZEISS aims to go the extra mile to help hunters achieve success. ZEISS is presenting its new generation of the V8 riflescope family with four new high-performance models. These all feature a centre tube diameter

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Gun Trade Association celebrates 130th birthday

At its splendid new home right in the heart of Bisley, the Gun Trade Association celebrates its 130th birthday in great style, as Simon West reports. It’s not often the gun trade gets together in force—and very rarely when we

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2021 Game Shooting Census – examining the results

George Browne of Guns on Pegs examines the results of this year’s Game Shooting Census, carried out by Guns on Pegs and Lycetts, with the support of BASC, the GWCT and the Countryside Alliance. There’s a phrase that I’ve come

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British Shooting Show to return in 2022

Triumphant comeback for trade show after two-year absence due to Covid restrictions. It’s the news the trade had been hoping for. Giving another clear signal that trading conditions are returning to normal, the Great British Shooting Show (BSS) has announced

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Aim to Sustain launches ‘zero tolerance’ toolkits

Aim to Sustain

Leading rural organisations have today announced the publication of anti-persecution measures that they believe will further boost the UK’s growing raptor populations.  The new Aim to Sustain partnership – which promotes sustainable game and land management – has produced a

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Ambitious plans for showcase airgun venue

Dax Miller plans to make airgunning the next big thing at his Wold Farm base. Mat Manning catches up with him to find out more. The owner of a nationally famous fishing venue is turning his Midas touch to airgun

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Pressure in gun licensing laws and deal making

Stuart Farr looks at pressure, and how it relates to gun licensing laws and deal making Pressure—whether in the workplace, across our business dealings or among our domestic or social environments—it somehow manages to creep in almost everywhere. In its

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Antique firearms law changes 22 September 2021

The Government is changing the law to make it harder for criminals to access firearms. Owners of firearms which were previously classed as antique will require a firearms licence for them from Wednesday 22 September 2021 when the antique firearms law changes.

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Gun auctions – Tula Treasures and a glittering 12-Bore

Guns with style and history caught Michael E Haskew’s eye at auction. For the people in the central Russian town of Tula in the mid-18th century, the threat of marauding nomadic incursions, bandits terrorising and pillaging across the region, was

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