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The Country Girls UK shortlisted at The Rural Business Awards

Just eight months after launching, The Country Girls UK have been shortlisted for the Best Rural and Outdoor Pursuits Business in the North. The Rural Business Awards 2021/2022, in partnership with Amazon, will mark the Awards’ seventh year of celebrating

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GWCT appoints new Scottish director

Rory Kennedy has been appointed as the new director for Scotland at the GWCT. Mr Kennedy was formerly chair of the Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group (SCSTG) and a member of the Conservation Capital senior team, a global consultancy providing

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The future of deerstalking

Al Gabriel offers a glimpse into the dystopian future of deerstalking. The year is 2051. A deerstalker enters an open field on what used to be the edge of dense woodland in the south-west of England. He operates an unusual

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The Game Fair: the event of the summer!

It’s the highlight of most shooter’s year and the country festival to be seen at every summer­. Finally, we can head back to The Game Fair, and it looks like this could be the best one yet. This much-loved celebration

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Bailout fund for Scottish fieldsports

A £1 million Scottish Country Sports Tourism Restart Fund has been made available, and affected businesses have been able to apply for help. The fund, which was jointly developed by the Scottish Government, VisitScotland, British Association for Shooting and Conservation

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Today thousands are protesting concerns over Scottish rural policy

The shooting community is rallying to support Scotland’s rural workers as a long planned protest goes online today The Rural Workers Protest had been planned to take place in Scotland’s capital, however COVID restrictions forced organisers to think creatively and the

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Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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Why We Shoot: Future’s new pro-shooting campaign

Launching on 2 November 2020, Why We Shoot is a new collaborative campaign between all the print and digital brands within the newly expanded Future fieldsports portfolio. Why We Shoot aims to raise awareness of the positive ripple effect and

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Follow the Covid-19 Code for shooting

With the start of the pheasant season just days away, BASC is pleased that the latest government announcement has not placed further restrictions on shooting in England. We continue to await further details on the latest guidance from Northern Ireland,

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BASC launches second newspaper campaign

BASC has launched its second newspaper advertising campaign of the year – this time celebrating the opening of the pheasant season. The first campaign focused on the importance of the grouse season to our upland communities and landscape conservation. The

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