Applicants being let down and delayed by unhelpful GPs during the firearms licensing process can make use of a new, dedicated BASC service
David Barrington Barnes considers how the odds are stacked against firearms certificate holders on a number of issues, from mental health to domestic disputes. A couple of months ago, I promised to revisit this topic and I will start by…
A Lincolnshire GP demanded £90 for the basic medical check
Irish sika stalking expert Jason Doyle brings you the lowdown on the concept of maximum point-blank range. Not sure? How about this: Never having to alter the point of aim on deer anywhere from 130 to 250 yards. It could…
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has launched a white paper entitled ‘Extending the duration of firearm and shotgun certificates’, calling for the introduction of 10-year certificates. The paper was launched at a meeting of the All Party…
Firearms licence fees will rise to £88 as expected, an order laid before Parliament today reveals
It’s the last day on which you can contribute to the consultation on firearms licence fee rises.
Some 20,000 people have now passed the Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1, examining body DMQ has announced.
The British Deer Society has unveiled a new initiative to help DSC2 candidates complete the part of the examination that requires them to perform three culls
Scottish deer stalkers have been challenged to take the Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1 – or they may see laws introduced making them officially register and undertake a competence course before going out on the hill.