Charlotte Peters

Digital Editor

Charlotte Peters

Editor of Shooting UK and Acting News Editor of Shooting Times.

Brought up in Somerset, loves cooking (especially game) and getting out in the field when the opportunity arises.

mountain hare

Mountain hares in Scotland will have year-round legal protection following an amendment to the law proposed by Green MSP Alison Johnstone, which passed by 60 to 19 votes. At present…

crow shooting

General licence holders needing to control wild birds will be relieved to learn that DEFRA has reissued the current permits from 1 August to 31 December 2020. The department has confirmed…

clay pigeon shooting grounds near London

The good news is that many clay grounds have recently reopened after lockdown and more are opening daily. Below we’ve rounded up clay pigeon shooting grounds near London. We’ve marked…

Biodegradable cartridges

Environmentally-minded shooters and wildfowlers will welcome the arrival of BioAmmo cartridges in the UK, available in lead and steel in both clay and game loads. “They are unique” says importer…

working cocker spaniel

Gundog owners are being warned to be particularly careful following a dramatic increase in gundog thefts, with spaniels seeming to be a particular target. Keeper Jon Gaunt had three springer…

female Guns

Just over 35,000 women in England and Wales hold a shotgun/firearms certificate and official figures show that these numbers are growing annually. This year women are having to forego the…

HJ Hall socks

If you have ever served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces you will probably have worn a pair of HJ Hall socks. The Leicestershire-based company has a long history of sock…

Gun slips are an essential accessory for shooters. Not just to protect the gun but to keep you and your shooting companions safe and remaining within the law. Guns should…

barbecue pheasant marinade

Why marinate meat? Planning ahead and creating marinades for game and venison is really worthwhile. So if you’re planning a barbecue, soak the meat in a marinade for a few…