I have an 18-month-old cocker spaniel, which I work, and I am considering going to a field trial with a view to spectating and, at a later stage, taking part…
Animal Aid and other animal rights groups have criticised the environment secretary for trapping squirrels at his home near Shrewsbury, in Shropshire.
The GWCT’s portal to its woodcock tagging satelite project has now gone live. Woodcock Watch is a website that allows visitors to follow the progress of birds that have been…
West Mercia Police has released further details about a man killed while shooting rabbits in Shropshire.
In his first public speech, BASC's Richard Ali paves the way for closer working between the UK’s shooting organisations.
The Really Wild Clay Company (RWCC) has announced that Belvoir Castle will now be hosting roving their days.
EU firearms consultation: Fieldsport bodies urge shooters to respond to consultation over fears it will be hijacked by uninformed ‘public opinion’.
This year, the British Deer Society online auction is set to be bigger than ever before, to celebrate the charity’s 50th anniversary.
Sauer launch new Sauer 101 Bolt Action Rifle: The Sauer 101 sets the new standard in bolt-action rifles delivering phenomenal accuracy and maximum safety.
Browning launch A5 semi-auto and B725 shotgun range: The shooting press were invited by Browning to Ian Coley's shooting ground, near Cheltenham, to experience the new range of guns currently…
Peter Wilson wins gold medal at Al Ain World Cup: On his first competitive shooting engagement since winning the Olympics last year, the London 2012 Olympic double trap gold medallist…
Gavin Gardiner’s first auction of Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns and Rifles this year saw an historically and internationally significant rare ‘Russian Purdey’ sell for £21,600.
4x4 reviews: Jeep Compass: Richard Purdey finds this American 4x4 crossover to be a compact yet competent vehicle in the field.
The Countryside Restoration Trust (CRT) has accused the coalition Government of “trashing the countryside”.
Royal Mail’s new maximum size limits on parcels will make it more difficult for shooters to send firearms in the post.
On 20 June, Holt’s will be auctioning a 20-bore over-under shotgun, made by Purdey, that is engraved with a portrait of the late Baroness Thatcher in a circular cartouche.
RSPB takes down ‘anti gamekeeper’ children’s game: A recent children’s computer game on the RSPB’s website has angered fieldsports organisations. "Raptor Mountain" required the player to dodge shotguns, traps and…
Wild boar shooting: A survey by the Forestry Commission has concluded that the damage caused by rising boar numbers justifies a cull.
The close observational skills of a hedgerow keeper could prove useful today
I am considering trying for my Working Gundog Certificate (WGC) at Chatsworth in a novice working test. If I get a low score on a test, will that mean a…