crime

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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Kenyon’s the man to back fieldsports in Somerset

Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset

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Statistics confirm air weapon licensing unnecessary

The statistics on Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms in Scotland for 2013-14 have now been published, after a lengthy delay

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Hogg in Channel Four ‘stitch-up’

Alex Hogg, chairman of the Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association, says he was stitched up by Channel Four News in a report on wildlife crime

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RSPB “attack on gamekeepers” warning

Shooters have been warned about the RSPB’s “continuing attack on grouse moor owners and their managers”

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Scottish airgun crime down

Airgun crime has fallen by 45 per cent in Scotland, according to recently released official figures.

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