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Get ready for the British Shooting Show

The ‘jewel in the crown’ of British shooting shows and game fairs is back – here’s how the show will shape up in 2020. At this year’s British Shooting Show will also be the Great British Shooting Awards! For more

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SGA backs grouse moors

Credit: Flickr / Colin Gregory Scottish gamekeepers have denounced a report produced by the campaign group Revive that advocates licensing or ending driven grouse shooting and replacing grouse moors with natural woodland and scrub. Revive, which is associated with a

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Sporting Rifle news round-up

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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Scanning the stubbles

Hailing the arrival of ‘that’ time of year, Mike Powell discusses harvest foxing tactics and tests two new Pulsar Axion thermal units Credit: Michael Breuer / Getty Images Most field sports bring a certain time of year that followers of

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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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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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Streamlight Onboard For Awards

Streamlight have confirmed sponsorship of the Retailer Of The Year category at the Great British Shooting Awards which returns to the British Shooting Show in 2020.  The Philadelphia-based lighting company are a leading provider of high-performance lighting devices offering a

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NEC ban safari companies from exhibiting at Great British Shooting Show

Due to host the event in February 2020, The NEC in Birmingham has banned safari companies from exhibiting stands at the show. The venue welcomed exhibitors offering international hunting at the 2018 and 2019 shows, but now appears to have

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Napier announces new group of field experts

Move over Justice League, because Napier of London have announced the formation of a new group of industry professionals dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in field sports. For some time Napier has benefited from feedback from a number of

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Chances and challenges in 2019

Leading policy-makers in the field sports world are warning that 2019 could be a tough year for shooters, with the ever- existent threat of further legal restrictions compounded by Brexit

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