Lightning strikes

As we head into the height of the season for electrical storms, Geoffrey Humphrys is struck by the strange and wonderful phenomenon of lightning

The sun shines on Broadlands

This year's 49th annual CLA Game Fair was one of the hottest and busiest yet — Alastair Balmain reports on the fabulous fieldsports fiesta.

Duchy Working Gundog Club

1st Cannaligey Cougar owner Mr N Guard, Handler Mr A Stevens 2nd Fleck Twister Mr A Stevens 3rd Dollimine Charmer Mr R Ashley 4th Rytex Ready To Rumble owner Mr…

Duchy Gundo Club open spaniel test Held on May 21st 1st Halwin Ryston Rocky Mrs M Cox 2nd Corleone Sicily Mr C Upton 3rd Malverndale Sharron Mrs A…

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Marketing contacts

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On Jan 6th 2005, three spaniels undertook the Kennel Club’s Working Gundog Certificate second stage. The venue was Raglington Farm, Nr Wickham, Hants. The assessors were Christine Bridgwater…

September Game Fairs and Shows

2 KEIGHLEY SHOW Marley Fields, Keighley, West Yorkshire, tel (01535) 645074. 2 MORETON-IN-MARSH SHOW Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, tel (01608) 651908. 2 KINGSBRIDGE SHOW Borough Farm, one mile north of…

August Game Fairs and Shows

2 CARTMEL SHOW Cartmel Park, Cumbria, tel (01539) 722777. 2 NORTH DEVON SHOW Belle Vue Aerodrome, Huntshaw Cross, Devon, tel (0870) 3006327. 9 THORNTON-LE-DALE SHOW Thornton-le-Dale, North…

Savage Model 16 .243 rifle review: Satin-finished it may be, but Bruce Potts takes a shine to the reliable, adjustable trigger and consistent accuracy of Savage's Model 16 .243 stalking

Kahles Scopes review: They have superb optics and stick to zero like glue, so why hasn’t Bruce Potts tried a Kahles scope before?


This slow-cooked cassoulet is perfect for older pigeon meat and also works very well with rabbit