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These are the stories from the field sports world that you might have missed… Findhorn Bay boost The petition to ban wildfowling on Findhorn Bay has been rejected. After three years of deliberations, Moray Council said it could no longer

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Tough season for grey partridge

The GWCT has called for restraint in the shooting of grey partridges this season Autumn count data indicates it has been a poor breeding season for the gamebird. Even on areas that are managed for grey partridges, the number of

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BREAKING: BASC condemns Liverpool’s “woeful” rejection of BSS event

Liverpool City Council’s public attack on shooting, which led to the Liverpool Exhibition Centre terminating its contract for a British Shooting Show event in September 2020, has been labelled “woeful”, “unfair” and “misinformed” by BASC, the UK’s largest shooting association. BASC

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Gamebird release under review

Defra is reviewing the way in which the release of gamebirds on or near protected sites in England is managed, responding to pressure from Wild Justice. Defra has said this will not result in any immediate changes for owners or

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Great British Shooting Awards: Shortlists revealed, Voting open NOW!

The shortlists are out for the second Great British Shooting Awards, and voting is now open. The awards have grown this year, and now span 15 categories, with the shooting public able to vote in 14 of them. As with

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Lead: “Further restrictions are likely”

Shooting organisations admit “further restrictions are likely” on lead shot and lead-based rifle ammo, but say they are working “to secure the future of shooting” Responding to an article in The Times calling for the use of lead to stop,

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EXCLUSIVE: British Shooting Show Launch Liverpool 2020

As The British Shooting Show starts gearing up for their annual global event held in Birmingham, they are also launching their second show, set for Liverpool. The British Shooting Show is now entering its 12th year and along with IWA

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Countryside issues matter to Labour, BASC rural reception told

David Drew MP addressing rural concerns at day 3 of the Labour Party Conference(Credit: BASC, Photograph by Elliott Franks) Shadow DEFRA minister David Drew MP told a rural reception at Labour’s autumn conference that uncertainty caused by Brexit risks damaging

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SPONSORED: Yukon Sightline

The Sightline Series of Digital Night Vision Weapon Scopes are the new addition to the Yukon range. Some stand-out features are the 6.0-24.x mag (N470 model), impressive 450m detection range and the picture-in-picture function. The Sightline benefits from the same

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Advertisement Feature: RWS Coned Soft Point

With fallow season well underway you might be wondering what ammunition is the best round for that spectacular Fallow buck you’ve had your eye on. RWS offer a superb range of ammunition perfect for fallow; we would recommend the RWS

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