National Gamekeepers’ Organisation

An optimistic look into the future of shooting, with NGO’s Liam Bell

There’s no doubt that the pandemic has taken its toll, but there are reasons to look to the future with some degree of optimism, says the chair of the National Gamekeeper’s Organisation. I have been trying to get a handle

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Fundraising Team Flush For NGO

The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation (NGO) has joined forces with Six Mile Bottom Shoot in Suffolk to offer teams a simulated game shooting experience in order to raise import funds for the NGO. The NGO Team Flush, which is being held

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Everything you need to know about general licenses

In the wake of the news three of the general licenses in England, which permit the taking of pest bird species including pigeons, crows and magpies, will be revoked as soon as Thursday, here is everything you need to know

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Wales sees sense on snaring

Despite petition from the League against Cruel Sports, the Welsh Assembly has declined to ban snares

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Law Commission suggests wildlife law overhaul

The Law Commission has published an extensive report entitled ‘Wildlife Law’ and a draft legislative Bill incorporating the recommendations set out in the report. The news has been met with caution by shooting and gamekeeping organisations, which have expressed concern

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Grouse moors hit by low numbers

Grouse bags are expected to be well down this year, following a record season in 2014. In many areas, pre-season grouse counts were lower than they have been for years, causing some moors to cancel all their shooting dates for

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Rodenticide story

Gamekeepers and shooting and conservation organisations were shocked to hear that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will restrict the use of difenacoum rodenticides and bromadialone-based vermin baits. The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation (NGO) has said that as many as three-quarters

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