Restoring the grey partridge

Restoring the grey partridge

The success of the Grey Partridge Recovery Project shows that with careful management this fragile species can be restored. Malcolm Brockless reports

A day with St Giles Estate Shoot

Shooting Times photographer Paul Quagliana enjoys a fine day of mixed sport on a well-planned, traditional estate in Dorset’s chalk hills

Narford Hall Shoot

Graham Downing reports from a Norfolk shoot, where a last-minute deal has seen the new tenant take on a promising layout with exciting results

Buzzard deserve our protection

The buzzard's return to the south east of England should be a cause for celebration not culling, says David Tomlinson

Game keepers urged to display trapping poster to public

The Campaign Against Accidental or Illegal Poisoning (CAIP) is encouraging game keepers and shooting enthusiasts to display a poster designed to discourage members of the public from interfering with legal traps.

Rural workers warned over employment contracts

Shooting and countryside organisations are warning gamekeepers and other rural workers after an employment appeals tribunal saw a gamekeeper’s dismissal compensation halved, and his bonus scrapped due to the ambiguous nature of his verbal contract.