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Lead: “Further restrictions are likely”

Shooting organisations admit “further restrictions are likely” on lead shot and lead-based rifle ammo, but say they are working “to secure the future of shooting” Responding to an article in The Times calling for the use of lead to stop,

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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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Curlew conservation recognised

The estate team at Bolton Castle have been awarded the NGO Educational Trust’s prestigious Bellamy Award for their hard work to conserve the seriously-threatened curlew.  The bird has suffered a massive 48 per cent population decline in recent years, but

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The Shooting Show: From the Archives – heatwave pigeon shooting with Geoff Garrod

In this week’s episode of From the Archives, we’re taking you back to a scorcher in 2017, in which NGO vice-chairman and pigeon shooter extraordinaire is back out doing what he does best – bringing the winged pests to justice.

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NGO Backs Return Of Hen Harriers

Photo by Andreas Trepte Plans to reintroduce hen harriers to a site on Salisbury Plain are under way, following a lengthy battle to save the bird from extinction.  The project is being co-ordinated by Natural England on behalf of DEFRA,

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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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Countryside Clay Shoot 2016 scheduled

Next year’s Countryside Clay Shoot will be held at the Six Mile Bottom shooting estate, Cambridgeshire, on Saturday 14 May. The annual charity shoot will once more be raising money for the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust (GWT) and the Royal Agricultural

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Buzzard-control license rejection creates NGO concern

NGO have expressed their concern at the rejection of a buzzard-control license.

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Gamekeepers urged: Respond to General Licence consultation

Gamekeepers should act today to safeguard the General Licence for shooting pest bird species in England, the NGO has said.

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