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The December issue of Sporting Rifle is out now!

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.

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Narrow escape for shooting in bill debate

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.

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Great British Shooting Awards: Shortlists revealed and voting begins

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.

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Notts takes law into own hands

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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Sporting Rifle online reader survey

We’re committed to bringing you the very best content in Sporting Rifle, and to constantly improving the mag to make sure we give shooters what they want. Now, we need your help to make sure we keep doing that.

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We’re on our way to Tokyo

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.

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Scottish venison safety campaign

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.

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SPONSORED: Nomad anti-mosquito Quadrider

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.

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SPONSORED: Leica CRF 2400-R and 2700-B

Leica’s CRF 2700 B & the new CRF 2400 R feature 7x magnification, making them the ideal gift for shooting enthusiasts.

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Shooters in shock at Welsh turnaround

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

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