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India set for Commonwealth boycott

The organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have defended their decision to exclude shooting from the programme, for only the second time since 1970. However, India’s Olympic association (IOA) have now threatened to boycott the games if the sport

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GP Bills To Cost Shooters £48m?

A Home Office consultation published in July could land the shooting community with a £48 million bill for new medical arrangements in firearms licensing. Despite the fact that four years ago the same government negotiated an agreement under which no

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Cause for optimism on grouse moors

Scottish estate owners are cautiously optimistic that this year’s grouse season will show an improvement on last year’s wash-out. Demand from domestic and international shooters is remaining strong. The view from the Scottish Game Fair showed that businesses were set

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All the latest products

Gun Trade News some of the latest products to hit the market recently. MTC Prismatic ‘Atom’ MTC extended its innovative Prismatic range with its new super-wide-angle 10×30 ‘Atom’, debuting at the Northern Shooting Show back in May. The Atom offers

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Mat Manning’s bullpup bonanza

Stubby bullpup airguns are enjoying a surge in popularity, so Mat Manning considers the advantages offered by these compact guns. It wasn’t very long ago that bullpup airguns were written off as a passing fad. It seemed that the super-compact

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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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It’s just three months until the Northern Shooting Show!

It’s just three months to go now until the Northern Shooting Show gets under way, and in preparation, the NSS has confirmed more exhibitors and brands have been added to the event. On their new confirmed sponsors, the NSS said:

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Insurance apology for disabled shooter

Halifax has apologised to Sam Nunn of the Disabled Shooters Group after it initially refused him home insurance, in part because he owned a shotgun.

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Fund your favourite

A brand new funding initiative has become available for shooters, called The Clay Shooting Community Crowd Funding Project.

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