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BASC backs amateur stalkers

A new report submitted to Scottish Natural Heritage has called for greater obligations to be placed on local authorities to manage deer on their land. The report, produced by the Lowland Deer Panel, also says cull data on the numbers

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Having a positive environmental impact

Giving some thought to where you take the 4×4 is just one way you can reduce your footprint Shooters pride themselves as being custodians of the environment, and that means a lot more than just shooting the right animals, says

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FAC costs could go up…again

The government is considering raising the price of a firearms licence, just five years after the last increase. The Home Office has announced that a review of fees will take place next year, after police chiefs claimed they were subsidising

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SPONSORED: All the latest news from the Northern Shooting Show

The Northern Shooting Show is back for it’s fourth year on 11th/12th May and will once again be held at the Yorkshire Event Centre, which is perfectly placed just off the A1 to the east of the beautiful town of

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BASC backs BGA

BASC and the British Game Alliance have joined forces to secure the future of shooting. BASC will support the BGA with financial backing, access to BASC staff expertise and a BASC council member to sit on the BGA board. That

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Welsh setback for shooting

Shooting organisations have been dealt a blow in the battle to restore shooting on Welsh public land. BASC, the NGO and the Countryside Alliance were trying to mount a judicial review against the ban – but a judge has refused

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Sporting Rifle 166 is on sale now!

April means only one thing in the sporting calendar: It’s the roebuck season, and as always we’re here to help you prepare for it, get the right kit and avoid the dreaded buck fever. First, we’re out with Paul Childerley

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Shooting brings people together

Reports from the Office of National Statistics estimate that over 2.7 million people in the UK suffer from loneliness – equivalent to the population of Qatar. In 2018, Theresa May appointed the world’s first Minister for Loneliness and unveiled £20m

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It’s just three months until the Northern Shooting Show!

It’s just three months to go now until the Northern Shooting Show gets under way, and in preparation, the NSS has confirmed more exhibitors and brands have been added to the event. On their new confirmed sponsors, the NSS said:

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Chances and challenges in 2019

Leading policy-makers in the field sports world are warning that 2019 could be a tough year for shooters, with the ever- existent threat of further legal restrictions compounded by Brexit

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