firearms

Road to the Classic 2021: Getting your shotgun licence

As we gear up for the 2021 Clay Shooting Classic, we’re exploring how you can set off on your journey from amateur to the Classic. This time, James Marchington explains how to get your shotgun licence Last month we looked

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British Army Clay Shooting Team – interview

Captain of the British Army Clay Shooting Team, Major Jason Wright, explains the benefits of Clay Shooting in the British Army to Jasper Fellows From the stoic Queen’s Guard to the rough and ready Paras, all British Army personnel share

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Best clay shotguns for 2020 – Beckie McKenzie’s picks

We asked ladies’ champion and clay coach Becky to list the guns she recommends for shooters at all different levels. This is my selection of eight clay shooting guns, which ranges from firearms ideal for the beginner through intermediate and

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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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Ask the experts: Prescription inserts or lenses and more…

Let us know if you have any questions to ask – we have the experts to answer them! Send your questions for our panel to fieldsports@futurenet.com or to the Bromsgrove address on our contents page. Your experts Richard Atkins Clay

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New security rules for under-18s

There are new rules for shooters under 18 about how their shotguns or firearms are stored. New regulations come in to force on 12 December 2019. Adults must have responsibility for the secure storage of guns held on the young

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Ask the experts: What would happen to stored guns in the event of death?

Let us know if you have any questions – we have the experts to answer them. Thinking ahead Q: I don’t plan on needing this advice for a while yet, but the question arose in conversation and I didn’t know

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How to keep your gun secure

Lloyd Pattison looks at some of the options for shooters looking to store their guns securely and legally As a current or potential certificate holder, the safety and security of your guns should always be one of your chief concerns.

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Carry on doctor with James Marchington

James Marchington is dreading his first encounter with the new medical check system. How did we let ourselves get into this muddle? There are many things right with the firearms licensing process in Britain – but the system of medical

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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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