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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Everything you need to know about general licences

In the wake of the news three of the general licences in England, which permit the taking of pest bird species including pigeons, crows and magpies, was revoked yesterday, here is everything you need to know about general licences. Natural

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The Game Fair selects GWCT as its nominated charity

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has been chosen by The Game Fair as its official charity for 2019. A regular exhibitor at The Game Fair, the independent wildlife conservation charity has carried out scientific research into Britain’s game and

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Red Squirrel Rescue!

In order for reds to come, greys have to go – with a little bit of help from the red squirrel rangers, as Richard Saunders finds out

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Q&A: Can I shoot across a public footpath?

Know your rights! Our reader has a conundrum… the private land on which he shoots has a public pathway leading through it, does this mean he must pack away his gun as he crosses? 

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30 tips for a successful day of hunting pests

Mat Manning shares his top tips for a successful days hunt, sticking by the BASC guidelines of course!

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BBC Countryfile are asking the question

“Does the shooting industry do more good than harm to Britain’s wildlife?” The BBC will judge the response to this question as to how much support there is for field sports, so it is important that we get as many

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UK’s largest shooting organisation calls for shooting’s contribution to be recognised and supported

Shooting is worth £2 billion a year (Gross Value Added*) to the UK economy and provides significant conservation benefits according to the results of independent research released on 6 July by leading shooting and countryside organisations.  The figures are outlined in a new

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Young Shooters Days to introduce a new generation to conservation this summer

Aspiring young countryside enthusiasts can look forward to their summer holidays this year as leading research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is running a number of inspiring Young Shooters Day at locations across the country over the

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