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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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General licences in England extended

Defra have extended the temporary general licences in England until the end of July. BASC have said that this gives a “window of certainty to the rural community.” BASC say that they “will continue to work with Defra and parliamentarians

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This month’s movers and shakers

The latest in trade changes and opportunities in wildlife conservation. The Gun Trade Association have announced the appointment of Ben Tolhurst as Marketing and Communications Officer.  Ben will be responsible for communicating with media outlets, attending trade shows, providing marketing

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The Game Fair selects GWCT as its nominated charity

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has been chosen by The Game Fair as its official charity for 2019. A regular exhibitor at The Game Fair, the independent wildlife conservation charity has carried out scientific research into Britain’s game and

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Blaser Show Support For Awards

Voting for the first Great British Shooting Awards will close in just two days. The results will be collected ahead of the British Shooting Show in February, with the winners set to be announced across 11 categories on Saturday 16th.

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Guns Tested With “The Knowledge”

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has launched a new book to increase the understanding of shoot conservation. ‘The Knowledge: Every Gun’s Guide to Conservation’ targets all shooters, conservationists and countryside enthusiasts with the proviso that it helps to

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FACE and Eagle Enter Partnership

The European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE) has partnered with Eagle Review, a leading travel advisor for hunting, shooting and fishing.   Both organisations will work together to help ensure that hunting and fishing opportunities in Europe

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Law Commission suggests wildlife law overhaul

The Law Commission has published an extensive report entitled ‘Wildlife Law’ and a draft legislative Bill incorporating the recommendations set out in the report. The news has been met with caution by shooting and gamekeeping organisations, which have expressed concern

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Prince takes on poachers

The first ever NGO National Anti-Poaching Conference in September was chaired by Simon Prince, the Association of Chief Police Officers’ lead on rural and wildlife crime. After the event, he told Helena Venables his plans for tackling crime

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Charlie puts the nail in his own coffin

The fieldsports community warned of fox attacks, says James Marchington, but was shouted down by ‘animal lovers’ in denial about the nature of these ruthless predators You have to feel sorry for whoever is in charge of PR for foxes.

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