It looks like the government has listened to shooters on the Offensive Weapons Bill.
Campaigning against proposals contained within the Offensive Weapons Bill continues after a Commons debate scheduled for 15 October was delayed.
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.
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.
Chris Dalton crosses the Irish Sea to try his luck at a sika stag, but poor conditions threaten to end his stalk before it’s even begun
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…
How do you get into rifle shooting? The British Association for Shooting and Conservation bring us the guide to all the steps you need to take
The scale of conservation work going on across the UK’s uplands continues to be great, despite many shoots reducing or outright cancelling their grouse days this year.