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Gamekeepers ‘indispensable’ to the community

The economic benefits of shooting are reaffirmed by the SGA

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Angus gamekeepers saddened by kestrel death

Gamekeepers and estate staff in Angus have been left saddened by the death of a young kestrel they hoped could have been released back into the wild. The young bird of prey, affectionately named ‘Harry’, was spotted by a grouse beater

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Game food given funding boost

Scotland’s Natural Larder has been given a grant of £11,000 by the Community Food Fund

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New Course Allows Gamekeepers to Continue Using Rodenticides

A new one-day course will allow gamekeepers to go on controlling rats using professional rodenticides after a Health and Safety Executive deadline of 1 July 2016. Representative bodies for shooting and gamekeeping – the British Association for Shooting and Conservation

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Young Gamekeeper of the Year announced

20-year-old Duncan Seaton from Dores near Inverness was announced as Young Gamekeeper of the Year

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Win a Polaris Ranger

The NGO is offering the chance to win a Polaris Ranger Diesel 1000 D UTV, worth more than £13,000 plus VAT

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Nominations now open for Bellamy Trophy 2015

The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation Educational Trust is inviting nominations for this year’s Bellamy Trophy

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New study into pheasant chick diets

An important new study has highlighted the importance of a naturalistic diet for pheasant chicks reared in captivity

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Keepers swap the beating line for abseil line

Eleven gamekeepers from the Angus Glens Moorland Group faced their fears to abseil 165ft in aid of Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance.

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Bespoke insurance from BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has launched a new range of insurance policies. The policies include various options to suit country sports enthusiasts, from off-road vehicle insurance and gun insurance in case of damage during transportation, to

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