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French Guns cause villagers to complain

The inhabitants of Tilmanstone, Kent are complaining that French Guns, who have come to shoot pigeon, are turning the area into “the wild west”. The residents say the shooting is taking place too near footpaths and roads. An 18-year-old girl was thrown from her horse after it was spooked by gunfire. Mog Ovenden, a councillor at Dover District Council, said: “I’d have thought France was a big enough country, but they’ve chosen to come and shoot here. It is high time they stopped. They disregard any sort of etiquette for English shooting.”