Scotland’s plans to toughen up on wildlife crime have come under scrutiny at a round-table discussion in Holyrood. Credit: Wikimedia / Klaus with K The proposals, made as part of the Animals and Wildlife (Protections, Penalties and Powers) (Scotland) Bill,…
A major survey of rural voters on the Conservative Party leadership contest has revealed deep frustration in rural areas. Over 3,000 people took part in the online survey between 7-17 June. This has been the only national survey of rural opinion on…
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.
Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset
The statistics on Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms in Scotland for 2013-14 have now been published, after a lengthy delay
Alex Hogg, chairman of the Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association, says he was stitched up by Channel Four News in a report on wildlife crime
Shooters have been warned about the RSPB’s “continuing attack on grouse moor owners and their managers”