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GTN visits Blaser

Colin Fallon joins Frederic Hanner, the new CEO of the Blaser Group in the UK, as he sets out his vision for the future of brands such as Blaser, Mauser, Sauer and Minox. We are all guilty of mindlessly clearing

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Bushnell evaluate UK optics lines

Bushnell has re-evaluated and refreshed its entire product line to bring the brand up to date with the UK’s competitive optics market. The company now says it can compete with the best, having established itself as an affordable option in

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Movers and shakers

We’re bringing you a round-up of the latest appointments for the shooting market Last month, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has named Theresa Villiers as the new Environment Secretary, replacing Michael Gove in a DEFRA reshuffle.  Villiers is strongly pro-Brexit,

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Auction news and big game issues

Diggory Hadoke explores auction trends and the public threats that can impact big game industries. Recently, Gavin Gardiner put up a significant collection of air rifles for sale by internet bidding, prior to his 1 May London auction at Sotheby’s

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Rural voters want change from next Prime Minister

A major survey of rural voters on the Conservative Party leadership contest has revealed deep frustration in rural areas. Over 3,000 people took part in the online survey between 7-17 June. This has been the only national survey of rural opinion on

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Ariat grows in confidence with Shooting Show partnership

Footwear manufacturer Ariat has signalled its confidence in the hunting market by renewing its sponsorship of The Shooting Show. For a second year in a row, viewers will be able to watch Shooting Show stars such as Chris Dalton, Stuart

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Product news (part 2)

Gun Trade News presents the second part of a round up of the latest product releases, from the British Shooting Show and further afield. Kestrel HUD Heads Up Display This Heads-Up Display gives precision shooters a competitive edge with distinct

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Savage launch anniversary specials

US Firearms manufacturer Savage Arms celebrated their 125th anniversary at Shot Show with the launch of 40 new products.   The brand, distributed to UK retailers by Edgar Brothers, have also premiered a range of limited edition rifles. The highlights

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Fox Control Laws Ineffective

The first ever scientific study into the use of dogs to hunt foxes in the UK, published in the Wildlife Society Bulletin, concludes that the law in England and Wales makes controlling foxes less effective and imposes a longer duration

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A LAC Of Perspective

There seems to be a growing sense that ‘something needs to be done’ about technology. I don’t just mean the (entirely justified, in my view) middle class pre-occupation with children’s screen time, but a sense that something needs to be

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