Facebook faux pas

Leading shooting organisations have been demanding the resignation of a Yorkshire Councillor over distasteful facebook comments following the death of game dealer Allan Ellis of Bacup.

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Land reform threatens jobs

A proposed land reform introducing a tax on sporting estates in Scotland is threatening jobs and conservation.

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More mangels

More shoots are likely to grown mangles for cover crops, claims Ben Dolbear, technical advisor at Bright Seeds.

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Phone coverage boost in rural areas

Network operators have invested £5bn into the UK’s mobile phone coverage, targeting ‘black spots’ to boost rural reception.

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CLA updates

The CLA Game Fair has revealed a variety of new entertainments planned for the coming event in July 2015 at Harewood House.

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More information about our aluminium phosphide article

Further to the information available in the article published in the January issue of Modern Gamekeeping, the Royal Society for Public Health would like to remind readers that the RSPH Level 2 qualification is also endorsed by the BPCA, and that

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The thought police are watching

Post a picture of young shots on Facebook and you could be in deep trouble, warns Predator. We all know the importance of encouraging the next generation into our sport. What parent doesn’t take pride in seeing their youngster dressed

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Machinery and Muirburning

When maintaining heather at altitude, the machinery you can get up there can often be a determining factor in selecting your methods, explains Davy Thomas. “Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?” Freddie Mercury’s immortal voice boomed through the speakers

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When wildfire strikes

Wildfire can be a big problem in moorland areas – Patrick Laurie of the Heather Trust explains knowledgeable management and a quick response are vital for controlling the risk. It seems like wildfires have become an annual fixture for the

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More than money

Glynn Evans looks at the ways you can evaluate the success of a shoot’s season, and all the factors that contribute to it being a success. I came to BASC to take on a role promoting shooting and gamekeeping, but

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