Nine in ten rural owners confident they can reopen safely

Over 90% of rural business owners in Scotland are confident they can reopen their business while safely adhering to social distancing measures during the coronavirus pandemic. A new survey carried out this week by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the

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New chairman for Scottish Land & Estates

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the rural business organisation, announced on Tuesday the election of a new chairman, Mark Tennant. Mark Tennant and his family run the Innes Estate in Moray. He is a former chairman of Scottish Financial Enterprise

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The GTN news round-up

These are the stories from the shooting industry you might have missed in the last few weeks… Lawrie Bags BASC Award Shotgun Coach Lawrie Stewart was labelled “inspiring” as he overcame strong competition to win BASC’s Shotgun Coach of the

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Movers and shakers

The latest in industry developments Wildlife Estates Scotland have appointed a new project officer as the land management scheme aims to double its accredited acreage from 1.25 million to 2.5 million acres by 2023. Caroline Pringle joins WES as an

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Scottish Government Ignores The Evidence on Fox Flushing

The Scottish government has announced plans to bring forward legislation that will “seriously compromise effective pest control in the country,” according to the Countryside Alliance. Rural Affairs Minister Mairi Gougeon has proposed a limit of two dogs for flushing and shooting

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