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General licences in England extended

Defra have extended the temporary general licences in England until the end of July. BASC have said that this gives a “window of certainty to the rural community.” BASC say that they “will continue to work with Defra and parliamentarians

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BASC: Wild Justice must not be allowed to close down our countryside

BASC has accused Wild Justice of trying to close down the Welsh countryside after the group threatened another legal challenge to the licensing system for the control of wild birds. Wild Justice has written to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) requesting

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Field foxing

Robert Bucknell awaits the arrival of the harvest as the foxes continue to evade him in the high cover Credit:Kevin Pronnecke / Getty Images I’ve still very few foxes to report but it’s been quite a year for squirrels, as

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Game Fair greats

We’re a month removed from The Game Fair, but it is still strong in our memory as we take a look at some of news and notable developments. Ariat Boots were naturally popular throughout the weekend – and there are

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Mike Powell gets his hands on a new .17 HMR

Mike Powell gets to grips with the newest and quite possibly the best .17 HMR on the block: The CZ 457 Royal It’s now around 16 years that the little .17 HMR has been with us. I remember the furore

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The Shooting Show – muntjac triple PLUS general licence news

The Shooting Show – muntjac triple PLUS general licence news

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