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Crimestoppers poaching campaign

The independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers has launched a new public information campaign against poaching in the UK. The campaign is backed with a series of informational posters encouraging members of the public to report people they suspect to be involved

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Kenyon’s the man to back fieldsports in Somerset

Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset

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Make a note

There’s a new piece of kit to help fight coursing and poaching – it’s a notebook. PAW Scotland Poaching and Coursing Priority Group has released an incident book to help members of the public get the facts down and document

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Control of Horses Act 2015 in action

New laws to protect horses from being abandoned have come in to effect today, through the Control of Horses Act 2015. Illegally leaving horses to graze, or ‘fly-grazing’, has been targeted by this new legislation, making it easier to prosecute guilty

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Egg watch

Operation EASTER, a national campaign to protect wild bird eggs, is now underway – and you can help. Developed in Scotland and now in action across the UK, Operation EASTER is a campaign facilitated by the National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) in

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Gundogs stolen

A spate of dog thefts across the country seem to be targeting working dogs, with Labradors and cocker spaniels in demand for black market online deals.

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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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Firearms crime at 10-year low

The Scottish Government has recently released a report that shows firearms and airgun crime are down. Crimes involving firearms are at their lowest level in 10 years, while crimes involving airguns are down a further 13 per cent from last

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