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The work has just begun: Anita North interviews World Cup medalist Kirsty Hegarty

Anita North interviews World Cup medallist and British Olympic hopeful Kirsty Hegarty. About 10 years ago, I was at a competition at Southern Counties Shooting Ground, chatting to my friend David Beattie from Northern Ireland. David was very excited. “We’ve

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Ask the experts!

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them. If you want to send your questions into us, then please send your questions for our panel to fieldsports@futurenet.com or to our Bromsgrove office at

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Fibre clay loads for simulated days

Simulated game days are very much in vogue at the moment and a lighter load will increase your enjoyment without beating you up. In the olden days, ‘big is best’ was the clay shooter’s maxim, with Fitasc shooters able to

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Q and A

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them Worry over licence renewal Q: I am a keen clay shooter in my late 50s. My shotgun certificate is due for renewal soon and I

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Don’t be ‘that guy’: Ben Cartwright tells of avoiding a familiar trap

Ben Cartwright avoids a familiar trap as he kicks off his new column. I almost became ‘that guy’. You know – the one who shares opinions and advice with such complete certainty that he can persuade you he knows best through

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Ben Husthwaite: Straight Talking

Ben Husthwaite guides us around the anatomy of a 100-straight

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Top 10 clay cartridges from budget to blow-out

From low-cost loads to costly cartridges, we look at what cartridges are out there from the big manufacturers

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Interview: Southdown shooting grounds owner Shaun Miller

Running a clay ground’s easy, right? Or maybe not. Ben Lycett talks to Southdown owner Shaun Miller to find out what it takes to succeed

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Q&A: Bothersome lenses affecting your score?

Opthalmologist, Ed Lyons, offers a few options to shooters who are short sighted and having problems with their lenses drying out

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Interview: Police shotgun licensing manager, Mike Cox

Mike Cox is Licensing Manager for the Avon and Somerset Police Force. Paul Pettengale speaks to him about the pressures on his staff and the shotgun licence application process

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