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The Shooting Show – high seat fox shoot PLUS latest on lead ban plans

This week we get both a DIY class and a shooting masterclass as Stuart Wilson embarks on a new high seat build. With that in progress, he finds time for a vigil on one of his existing high seats for

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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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Fight back against NRW shooting ban

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.

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NEW! The Shooting Show – Glen Etive stags with a first-time stalker

Glen Etive is the scenic setting for double bass maker and keen shooter George ‘Turkish’ Martin’s first red stag stalk. With keeper Mark Shone leading him out for three successive days, and with top kit from Deerhunter, RWS and Swarovski

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Major airlines ban shipment of big game trophies

Delta, United and American Airlines have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on flights. The airlines announced that they would no longer transport lion, rhinoceros, leopard, elephant or buffalo remains. They have not given official reasons for their announcements, but

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MPs to vote on fox hunting next week – but the ban will NOT be repealed

Prime minister David Cameron has announced plans to hold a free vote regarding the fox hunting ban in England next week. Cameron will not be offering a vote to repeal the ban completely, which was promised in the Conservative manifesto

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Austria abandons fight against lead shot

The Austrian government is apparently abandoning research into the phasing-out of lead ammunition

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PM backs shooting

The prime minister, David Cameron, has assured shooters of his party’s support for the shooting sports

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Pistol petition crosses the 10,000 threshold

A petition has been raised to repeal the Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1997, to legalise the ownership and use of .22 calibre Rimfire pistols for sporting purposes in the UK

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SGA hands in ‘reverse tail docking ban’ petition

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has taken a petition to the Scottish parliament calling for a reversal of the ban on docking the tails of working dogs

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