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Reading University bans pheasant shooting

Following an internal review, the University of Reading has decided to stop organised game shooting on its land. It will also no longer allow university farmland to be used to raise pheasants or partridges for shooting “once an existing agreement with an external group that uses University farmland comes to…

2018 game shooting seasons for partridge

Game shooting seasons

The pheasant, partridge and grouse shooting seasons are now open and it's not long until the season opens for some deer in Scotland. Find out when the seasons open with this guide to game shooting seasons

Getting your footwork right

In the third instalment of our series on how to become the Shot you’ve always wanted to be, in association with Hull Cartridge, Tom Payne teaches you how to up your game whether it’s a right-to-left crosser, a left-to-right crosser or a pheasant soaring straight over your head. Episode 3…