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BASC honours former MP Martin Salter

BASC has recognised the efforts of former Labour MP Martin Salter in promoting and supporting shooting

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BASC and beer evening

Hook Norton Brewery has joined forces with BASC‘s Taste of Game for an evening of game dishes and award-winning beers. BASC members will be able to purchase tickets for the unique dinner, taking place on Thursday 26 February, with a

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Game popularity on the rise

Game meat has increased in popularity, as well as becoming more widely available.  According to the Value of Shooting report, game meat is becoming much more popular, being featured on restaurant menus, in recipe books, on TV and is now much

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Marks and Spencer withdraws grouse from sale

High-street store Marks and Spencer has withdrawn plans to sell red grouse. A boycott had been threatened over allegations that grouse moor gamekeepers were illegally persecuting birds of prey, despite the fact that grouse was hugely popular when it went on sale in M&S stores

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BASC is recruiting!

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has announced two new job vacancies. GAME AND GAMEKEEPING OFFICER (one post) and DEER OFFICER (one post) BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over

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BASC and Brewery team up for Taste of Game event

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has organised a Taste of Game dinner at Hook Norton Brewery. As well as a three-course meal, each accompanied by one of Hook Norton’s own range of beers, guests will have an opportunity

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Poachers get warning shot

Suspected poachers in Lancashire have received official warning letters as police around the country gear up to tackle the seasonal onslaught of poaching. Gamekeepers and deer managers have welcomed the launch of high profile anti-poaching campaigns

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Instructions to young sportsmen

It has been almost 200 years since Lt. Col. Peter Hawker published his first edition of Instructions to Young Sportsmen. Initially written as a collection of notes to help friends into shooting, the book eventually proved a the definitive guide

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