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BASC’s Gamekeeper of the Month for August – Ian Sleightholm

BASC’s next Gamekeeper of the Month is head keeper Ian Sleightholm from Bolton Castle estate. Ian talks about the reasons behind his decision to become a keeper, what he loves about his profession the most and why he would encourage

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CPSA’s coronavirus safety guide

Shooting grounds have now reopened, and the CPSA have released a safety guide on how to protect yourself from Covid-19. You can read the guide in full below: We have all been living through difficult times and shooting facilities remained

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Steel shot for clay shooting – is it the future?

Steel shot may be the future for game shooters, but does it have a place in clay shooting? James Simon investigates. In 2017 a 91-year-old national treasure showed us images of albatross chicks eating a diet of plastic. A year

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BASC ask for Covid-19 consistency from police

BASC is urging the police to be consistent in the covid-19 advice given to the shooting community amid reports that some forces have blocked essential fox control during the lambing season. The UK’s largest shooting organisations has received complaints from

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SPONSORED: The latest news round-up from BASC

We have the latest round-up of stories from the UK’s biggest rural organisation, BASC. As we move though week 6 of lockdown we are all in an unprecedented situation, one that none of us could possibly have foreseen. These are

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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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