UK ‘to keep lead shot’

Insider sources have suggested that DEFRA is likely to rule in favour of lead shot and reject the Lead Ammunition Group’s calls for a phase-out of lead-based ammunition.

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NEW! The Shooting Show – Glen Etive stags with a first-time stalker

Glen Etive is the scenic setting for double bass maker and keen shooter George ‘Turkish’ Martin’s first red stag stalk. With keeper Mark Shone leading him out for three successive days, and with top kit from Deerhunter, RWS and Swarovski

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Public place shooting offences

David Barrington Barnes gives advice on the everyday handling of firearms, and avoiding getting into situations that fall under criminal law Our community of firearms and shotgun certificate holders is a law abiding one. Most of its members are of

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Concerning a certificate

Legal consultant David Barrington Barnes looks at common confusions, misdemeanours and errors regarding firearms certificates that could result in losing it As 75 per cent of our Shooting Law’s legal consultancy relates to firearms and shotgun certificate issues, our preoccupation

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Behind the headlines

When the ‘Bowland Betty’ autopsy report was released for analysis, Tim Bonner says there were elements that deserved further scrutiny There is nothing worse than a wild animal with a name. Remember the nonsense talked about an Exmoor red deer

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Hornady named ammunition manufacturer of the year

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) has named Hornady as ammunition manufacturer of the year. The award, given at a recent ceremony in Texas, USA, is the fourth in a row that Hornady has won. The categories of

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Fiocchi joins Edgar Brothers’ portfolio

Shooting sports distributors Edgar Brothers has recently been announced as the official UK distributor for Fiocchi ammunition. Graham Morris, director of Fiocchi UK, said, “Although Fiocchi is a well known brand in the UK, it has mainly been renowned for

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