Charlotte Peters

Digital Editor

beater in field

It’s sad to know that many shooting beaters feel treated like second-class citizens by the Guns on a shoot. (Which suggests that some of the Guns haven’t ever been beating…

grouse shooting

As reported in Shooting Times a couple of weeks ago, this year the grouse season is proving anything but glorious after a cold spring and summer reduced bird numbers, resulting…

hen harrier

Reports of successful hen harrier nests from around the country raise the prospects of another record-breaking year for hen harrier numbers. Land managers have reported 24 successful nests on moorland…

Festival of Hunting

On the evening of Wednesday 29th July 2021, Peterborough City councillors voted down a motion which would have prevented the  East of England Agricultural Society hosting  the Festival of Hunting…

Aim to Sustain

Aim To Sustain launched at the Game Fair 2021, comprising BASC, the Countryside Alliance, the British Game Alliance (BGA), the CLA, the Game Farmers’ Association, the Moorland Association, the National…

grouse shooting

The Glorious Twelfth is under three weeks away now but the grouse season in 2021 looks set to be rather less glorious this year. Keepers at The Game Fair were…

cartridge belt

We’re increasingly hearing reports of an ammunition shortage (full report in Shooting Times next week). Steve Faragher, editor of Gun Trade News says : “We’re definitely seeing it among contributors,…

Game Fair 2021

The Game Fair in 2021  – after the last 18 months we’re not really sure we need any reasons to attend, other than that it will be a highly enjoyable…