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CORONAVIRUS: BASC asks Home Office to support firearms licensing during pandemic

Tens of thousands of firearm certificate holders could be at risk of breaking the law as the coronavirus outbreak restricts police resources, according to BASC. The UK’s largest shooting organisation is aware that police forces are starting to divert officers

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CORONAVIRUS: British Schools and Young Shots postponed until September

UPDATE: The British Schools and Young Shots has been postponed until September 26th due to coronavirus. The British Schools & Young Shots Championship is the big one for individual young shots and school teams from around the country, with categories

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Northern Shooting Show: BASC offer free entry to youngsters

Complimentary entry for youngsters at the Northern Shooting Show courtesy of BASC. Courtesy of BASC, visitors to this year’s Northern Shooting Show who are aged 15-years-old and younger will get complimentary entry alongside a fee-paying adult. The show will be held

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SPONSORED: West of England Game Fair 2020 – fly casting at its best!

World and European Casting champion Hywel Morgan will impart his passion, enthusiasm and knowledge at the 2020 West of England Game Fair. The event, which celebrates its 25th anniversary, takes place at the Royal Bath & West Showground in Somerset

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SPONSORED: Celebrate the countryside with the West of England Game Fair

We are really excited about this years’ West of England Game Fair, taking place at the Bath & West Showground on Saturday 21st & 22nd March, as it will be celebrating 25 years of championing field sports. Here are some

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Don’t miss the GTA Gunmaker’s Marquee at the Northern Shooting Show

Visitors to the Northern Shooting Show with an interest in the skills needed to build the finest guns will be in for a treat as the show in May will host the Gun Trade Association Gunmakers’ Marquee. The area will

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SPONSORED: Visit Eriswell Lodge Shooting Ground

Head up the tree-lined lane from the gates of RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk and you’ll find yourself among the open skies and grassy fields of Eriswell Lodge Shooting Ground. After Barrow Heath’s sad closure, its regular competitions have been taken

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SPONSORED: West of England Game Fair

The West of England Game Fair is an important countryside event celebrating 25 years of entertaining and creating a platform for countryside traditions and issues to be promoted and supported. The event hosts a wide variety of field sports activities:

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Beginners guide to getting your shotgun licence

It’s time to get your first shotgun – but first you’ll need to apply for a Shotgun Certificate. James Marchington explains how. Last month we looked at how you might take your very first shots with a shotgun at a

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Georgina Roberts is trying to get young people shooting

Shooting is a very inclusive sport. It can be enjoyed competitively or as a bit of family fun. In order for shooting to grow and develop, we need to work to encourage and support the next generation of shooters and

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