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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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Criminal Knowledge

Previous generations of gamekeepers were often the potential or actual victims of violence. Such violence, in some cases fatal, has been excused and made glamorous by various writers (who should have known better), with the tendentious justification that the perpetrators

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Posted in Countryside Law

Rural Police Cuts

Editor Peter Carr shares his concerns for the countryside in the wake of constabulary budget cuts and the expected knock on effect to rural policing. Government cuts to constabulary budgets have become a major concern to rural policing, and many

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Posted in Viewpoint

No WANE In Environmental Interests

Both Scotland and Northern Ireland have been focusing on the environment in Government lately. The first week of March saw both Scotland’s Government in Holyrood and the Northern Ireland Assembly pass their respective Wildlife and Natural Environment Bills. The Northern

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