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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. Some firearms certificates are due to expire in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The

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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. The Northern Shooting Show is set to take place in May! Courtesy of BASC, visitors to this year’s Northern Shooting Show who are aged 15-years-old and younger will

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The Great British Shooting Awards – all the winners

It was a great event on Saturday night after the British Shooting Show, and just in case you missed it, here are all the winners from the Great British Shooting Awards. Shooting Apparel of the Year Deerhunter Pro Gamekeeper Jacket Rifle

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General licences in England extended

Defra have extended the temporary general licences in England until the end of July. BASC have said that this gives a “window of certainty to the rural community.” BASC say that they “will continue to work with Defra and parliamentarians

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Airgun Shooter presents: Gear of the Year (pt7 of 7)

As we approach the final 24 hours of the decade, we are bringing you something to cap off a great year – the seventh and final part of our Gear of the Year series. So whenever you’re considering a new

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Rat attack!

There were four rounds, but there could only be one winner as members of Reading Air Target Shooting club took on a 400-point challenge. Overall winner Neil Davis (right) gets a well-deserved pat on the shoulder from range safety officer

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Have your say on general licences

Airgun shooters are urged to take part in a public survey to shape the way pest birds are controlled in England The study is part of a review that is being led by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural

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Airgun answers

Our experts have your questions in their sights, so make sure to read to the bottom to find out how to send them in! Struggling with a scope? Having hassles with your hunting? Well, don’t despair because you’ve arrived at

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Great British Shooting Awards: Shortlists revealed, Voting open NOW!

The shortlists are out for the second Great British Shooting Awards, and voting is now open. The awards have grown this year, and now span 15 categories, with the shooting public able to vote in 14 of them. As with

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Clean your rifle – by the book

A new book by Bill Harriman deals with all aspects of the cleaning and maintenance of the most commonly encountered types of sporting firearms, including airguns. Cleaning And Maintaining Modern And Antique Firearms: A Concise Guide gives practical advice distilled

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