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Shooting chic

Is practical shooting rogue or vogue? Caroline Roddis takes on the tabloids to find out. I recently attended a lecture by George Osborne on his editorship of the Evening Standard. You’d be entirely right to question why I didn’t have

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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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Huge blow to English pest shooters as general licences are set to be revoked

Natural England has shocked the shooting community by announcing that three of the general licences in England, which permit the taking of pest bird species including pigeons, crows and magpies, will be revoked as soon as Thursday (April 25). This

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Natural England trials brood management

As part of 2016’s Joint Hen Harrier Action Plan, a trial project will press ahead with plans to test the practicalities of brood management, captive rearing and release of captive reared chicks, and to assess ‘changes in social attitude’ towards

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Bird Flu protection zone expands to cover England

Following the discovery of new cases of bird flu in Dorset and Warwickshire, Natural England has expanded its control measures to cover the whole of England. All keepers of birds in the UK are required to follow guidelines to reduce

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Truss takes on ‘impossible’ environment job

Environment secretary Owen Paterson has been sacked – and Liz Truss is his replacement.

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BASC unimpressed by licensing system

BASC have described the general licensing system as “complicated and unnecessarily bureaucratic”.

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