The Countryside Alliance has launched a campaign for fair and consistent application of firearms licensing laws across the UK.
A consultation on tightening airgun laws in England and Wales is now open. Intended to be a wide-ranging review into whether the law is fit for purpose, the consultation specifically asks for evidence from Scotland and Northern Ireland, where airguns are already licensed.
A recent report links lead shot and lead ammunition to the deaths of red kites in the UK, and calls for the uptake of non-lead alternatives. But BASC says the evidence has been exaggerated to support this claim.
A Lincolnshire GP demanded £90 for the basic medical check
BASC has extended an argument used by Natural England in order to highlight the potential health benefits of country sport
A new survey about shooting in parks puts a negative spin on the issue
New firearms licensing regulations will allow GPs to infer gun ownership from patients’ records
Did you attend the first BASC Gamekeepers’ fair in 1976? If so, BASC wants to hear from you. It’s the 40th anniversary of the show this year, and BASC said this year it wants to go back to its roots…
The Law Commission has published its final report into firearms law, after a scoping review including consultations with firearms owners and shooting organisations. Recommendations include re-defining “lethal” as more than one joule of kinetic energy, defining “component part” and “antique”…