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Lockdown and beyond: How will gun auctions be affected?

Diggory Hadoke is finding that lockdown is the mother of invention, as he ponders what the future may hold for our industry. The early spring has been gloriously sunny, though my young trees need a good drenching to keep them

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What are people looking to buy as lockdown eases?

So the punters want to splash some hard-saved cash on high-end items… They’ve had weeks cooped up to dream about what they might buy and suddenly they’re unleashed. What are they looking for? We allowed ourselves to dream big… Purdey

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Covid-19 guidance visits for shoots launched

BASC is launching free Covid-19 guidance visits to help prepare shoots for the coming season. The Covid-19 guidance visits will help shoots form their own individual risk assessments depending on their situation and demonstrate how risks can be reduced in line

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#guntradeheroes Number 2: BSA

The good people at BSA have decided to support the NHS by holding a prize draw with all the proceeds going to the health service. With five delicious-looking BSA guns to win, it’s a draw well worth entering. Well done

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Gun auction latest: Multi-stock and WWII rifle

A rare multi-shot flintlock and a rifle once owned by a World War II hero make noise during recent gun auctions, writes Michael E. Haskew  Recent Holt’s and Gavin Gardiner auctions brought a pair of guns with stimulating provenance to

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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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Target shooting comes to NAEC

The UK’s first show dedicated to Target Shooting and all its various disciplines is set to debut next month. Combining all aspects of target shooting, from airguns to .50 caliber long range precision shooting, the Target Shooting Show will unite

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Trade in the millennial Balkan

Roger Williams explores the nations of the former Republic of Yugoslavia and spots new hope for trade in the region  The dissolution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia resulted in six internationally recognised independent states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia,

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Trading places

We look back on a summer of deals, and with business deals signed, sealed and delivered at the Game Fair, Diggory Hadoke shares a refreshing take on the industry The Game Fair The weather was varied, the crowds reasonable and

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What’s the big eye-dea?

Jonathan McGee attended the launch of Ben Husthwaite’s new Eye D Rail – an opportunity for shooters to learn, have their guns fitted, and of course obliterate some clays! It was set to be the very first event of its

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