game shooting

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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Game shooting infographic from BASC

BASC has released another infographic on the value of shooting – this time to highlight the benefits of game shooting. The infographic reveals that around 430,000 people shoot game and up to 97 per cent of shot game goes into the food

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Wildlife law reform

In August 2011, the Law Commission launched a large-scale consultation on current wildlife law in England and Wales to ensure that it is in line with our obligations as an EU member. Surprisingly, the initiative and accompanying document didn’t get

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Badger protestors target game shoot

Gamekeeper’s personal details posted on animal rights website in campaign of harassment and intimidation. Protesters used the badger cull as an excuse to target game shooting on the Forthampton Estate, near Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire. But Stop The Cull’s protest on

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Shoot Contracts

Shooting law expert David Barrington Barnes advises keepers involved in letting shoots of certain contractual considerations that must be borne in mind. No gamekeeper will need reminding that the new shooting season is just the flicker of an eyelid ahead.

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Public Perception

After a not-so-relaxing night’s telly, editor Pete Carr despairs at the portrayal of shooting sports on the idiot box. Game shooting, stalking and hunting are pretty much stereotyped in the eyes of the majority of our urban public. Most urbanites

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