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2019: a final look back on the year!

Gun Trade News is back with part two as we take time to reflect on another year of newsworthy industry events and headline news from 2019 September 6 September – The existence of Operation Yellowhammer was leaked, revealing some of

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2019: The year that was!

Gun Trade News takes time to reflect on another year of newsworthy industry events and headline news from 2019 3 January – Greggs launched a meat-free version of its sausage rolls 15 January – Theresa May’s Brexit deal was defeated

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Missing the mark

Shooting sports are having a tough time and ignorance is no excuse, argues Mat Manning. I really can’t recall a time when shooting faced so much opposition as it has over the past year. Most of the hostility towards our

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The British Shooting Show has agreed a deal to host their new show at Event City in Manchester until 2022

Under the new name of the British Shooting and Countryman Show, the events will debut on 19-20 September 2020, with future dates set for 18-19 September 2021 and 17-18 September 2022. The announcement comes in the wake of the cancellation of the

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The GTN Interview: John Allison of the British Shooting Show

Ollie Harvey meets John Allison as he lays the foundations for future success with the British Shooting Show. Many of us are familiar with the fable of the foolish man who built his house on the sand. The biblical tale

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Philip Moss on the British Shooting Show

Philip Moss provides an overview of the all-conquering British Shooting Show and his views on other shows and fairs in general At shows, it is usually the traders who are gloomy and complaining that things aren’t going the way they

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Jewel in the Crown

The UK and Europe’s premier trade and retail shooting show returns to the NEC on the 15-17 February. More than ever, international brands are looking to make the British Shooting Show their home with areas such as Rifle Focus set

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Gamebore Back At BSS

Cartridge manufacturers Gamebore have announced the they will be returning to exhibit at the British Shooting Show in 2019. Gamebore has an established reputation for a wide range of high-performance shotgun cartridges for both clay and game shooting markets, as

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Indoor Future?

Here’s a question that’s harder to work out than it first looks. Was the British Shooting Show bigger or smaller than last year, in terms of square-footage? I felt it was rather bigger, as evidenced by the entire sections of

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That Friday Feeling

TGIF: After day one of the British Shooting Show, exhibitors tell Ollie Harvey how a change of venue has led to a record-breaking opening day. Cast your mind back to 2008. British athletes were enjoying a then record-breaking Olympics in

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