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.
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.
Monmouth & District rifle club’s annual sporting rifle shoot hosted by The Stalking Directory has raised £1,500 for Help for Heroes.
A massive clay pigeon shootathon at Lambton Estate, Chester-le-Street, has raised nearly £10,000 for local charities.
Richard Faulds, Sydney 2000 Olympic gold medal winner and London 2012 Double Trap shooter, will be once again organising a charity shoot in remembrance of his father, Bruce, who sadly…
The Young Guns Academy at the award winning E.J.Churchill Shooting Ground offers an excellent course, especially for youngsters, during the school holidays.
NRA’s Fold-Up Decoys float, self-right and can be set in a variety of positions.
Stuart Clark had an excellent win at the World Sporting 2012, held at Sweetslade, on August 4th.
Hertfordshire gamekeeper and rural special constable has appealed for more keepers and shooters to get involved with volunteer police work in an effort to keep their local areas safe.
Sotheby’s chairman, Henry Wyndham, is recuperating after he was shot in the face during a day grouse shooting.
Wildlife laws set for overhaul: The Game Acts could be first to go as Law Commission begins public consultation on revising wildlife legislation.
Gamekeepers can be birdwatchers too, says Mike Swan
Barry Atkinson and Spider started the 2012 grouse season off in style for Spider's Appeal, working at Blanchland in Northumberland, on the glorious opening day of the grouse shooting season.