Members of the House of Lords opted not to proceed with an amendment to the Offensive Weapons Bill that would restore a ban on high-energy rifles (mostly those of .50 calibre), which had previously been removed from the text of…
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
There is plenty of potential for growth in the export market of game meat to overseas, the latest figures have revealed
BASC, the Countryside Alliance and the NGO have joined forces to mount a legal challenge against Natural Resources Wales’ decision to ban shooting on its land.
It looks like the government has listened to shooters on the Offensive Weapons Bill.
A recent letter by the Minister for Environment declaring that the Welsh Labour Government does not support shooting has led to consternation across the shooting community.
The government will push to increase the maximum prison sentence for animal cruelty from six months to five years – something that has been simultaneously welcomed and questioned by field sports organisations.
The Countryside Alliance has launched a campaign for fair and consistent application of firearms licensing laws across the UK.
Alison Johnstone said she would bring forward a member’s bill calling for a total ban on fox hunting, including the use of dogs to flush foxes to be shot.