Airguns

South Yorkshire Shooting Show – THIS WEEKEND!

  With the weather forecast looking good, what better way to spend this coming weekend than at the South Yorkshire Shooting Show and Game Fair, taking place at the famous Doncaster Racecourse (and Exhibition Centre)? Running Saturday through Sunday (3rd and

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Airgun licensing “bitterly disappointing”

BASC has released a statement calling the proposed airgun licensing legislation “bitterly disappointing”, and reminds MPs that implementing a licence system could criminalise thousands of law-abiding citizens.

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Amendments for airgun licensing bill

The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill has entered the Second Stage for scrutiny and amendment, after shooting organisations submitted suggestions for improvements. BASC has been opposed to the Bill since its proposal, but has been working hard to ensure the Bill is

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Airgun licensing plans fail to impress

Several parties in the Scottish Parliament have refused to endorse the plans for an airgun licensing Bill due to a lack of evidence.  Without all-party support, the plans for the Air Weapons and Licensing Bill (Scotland) are still only proposals. The Bill was rejected by the Scottish Conservatives,

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Unacceptable delays in firearms licensing

Scottish firearms licensing has been experiencing delays of up to nine months – and shooting organisations have had enough. BASC has called the wait for new and renewed licences as ‘unacceptable’, and with 20 staff cuts on the horizon, it’s

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Scotland airgun bill introduced

A bill has been introduced in Scotland to license all airguns, a decision which has been branded ‘a costly and bureaucratic mistake’. BASC Scotland, the country’s largest shooting organisation, has condemned the system, which will cover an estimated half a

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