Winter is coming, and some may be dreading it – but not us sporting rifle shooters, who enjoy some of our best and most varied sport at this time of year. And we’re here to help you survive and thrive this winter with the December 2018 issue of Sporting Rifle.
The Public Bill committee has thrown out amendments to the Offensive Weapons Bill that would have banned young people from shooting airguns in their own garden, and made it compulsory to have a firearms certificate to buy shotgun cartridges.
The shortlists are out for the Great British Shooting Awards, which aim to give recognition to the products, organisations and people that lead the way in the shooting industry.
Nottinghamshire is the latest police force to ignore Home Office guidelines and demand a General Practitioner’s letter when shooters apply for, or renew, a certificate. They join Lincolnshire, Kent and Merseyside in this practice, which is not supported by Home Office guidance.
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After Seonaid McIntosh was crowned world champion in women’s 50m prone rifle (as reported last issue), she went on to win Great Britain’s first quota place for the shooting events in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Scottish Venison Partnership has linked up with Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Scottish Quality Wild Venison (SQWV) to launch a new campaign to remind stalkers to take the greatest care and attention when putting venison into the food chain.
A nuisance for any Highland stalker, midges can be like a plague at times, and are especially troublesome when gralloching. Beat the midges with Nomad’s anti-mosquito Quadrider.
Leica’s CRF 2700 B & the new CRF 2400 R feature 7x magnification, making them the ideal gift for shooting enthusiasts.
Wales is to stop commercial shooting on its public land, in a dramatic u-turn that ignores the results of a consultation that said shooting should continue. Natural Resources Wales, a Welsh government-sponsored body, voted to end the shooting leases on…