My young Cocker dog stops well to flush and shot, in fact, too well: things wouldn’t be too bad if he just stopped, or sat, but instead he lies flat…
Steve Taylor, the former head of campaigns at the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS), last week began a 16-month jail sentence after he was caught embezzling £15,000 of the animal…
Major meeting of international shooting bodies in Brussels investigates threats to use of traditional ammunition types.
Royal Mail’s plans to ban the carriage of guns and components would lead to the closure of rural businesses, says the Scottish Gamekeepers Association.
An internationally acclaimed British wildlife sculptor, Hamish Mackie, is the latest supplier to join the swelling ranks of rural industries signing up with a new online shop called Countryside Marketplace.
The Annual Driven Clay Challenge for Canine Partners, a charity that provides highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities, has raised £23,000.
Matthew Coward-Holley, an upper 6th form Felsted pupil, from Howe Green in North Essex, has achieved a number of national and international shooting competitions.
Gun reviews: Browning B25 C2s sideplate shotgun: Ideal for walked-up grouse or early partridges, this longer-barrelled 28-bore offers a challenge that might bring the fun back into a jaded shooting…
William Powell have officially opened their newly extended showroom - allowing for their full range to be displayed.
Left Handed Sako 85 Hunter rifle: Over 15% of the UK population are left handed so now Sako offers them the perfect solution; a true left handed version of the
BASC is challenging the proposals outlined in a consultation document launched by Royal Mail last month.
Rural crime cost the countryside an estimated £52.7million during 2011, an annual rise of 6%, figures from insurer NFU Mutual have revealed.
BASC is asking for shooters’ help, as it works with the Home Office and police to improve and simplify firearms licensing forms.
Royal Mail gun ban: The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has held a meeting with Royal Mail to discuss its plans to ban…
An animal rights group’s campaign to ban the sale of shooting magazines to children has been ridiculed by politicians, countryside bodies and shooters.
Almost 3,000 registered firearms have been lost or stolen over the past five years, according to Home Office figures released last week.
Gun reviews: William Powell Perseus shotgun: Jason takes a look at the latest import from Italy to carry a top English gunmaker’s name.
Shooting groups have broadly welcomed a proposal to simplify wildlife laws, though the “devil will be in the detail”.
Further details have emerged of plans by the Royal Mail to ban the carriage of firearms and component parts following our exclusive story earlier this month (News, 8 August).
Energy projects could destroy 80% of the Bristol Channel mudflats, say environmentalists and wildfowlers.