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Take action - lobby your MP on the Hunting Act

Saturday, 30 May 2015

The Countryside Alliance has launched a new e-lobby as part of its campaign for repeal of the Hunting Act 2004. Take part here and share widely. Members and supporters are encouraged to take part in the e-lobby, reminding Conservative MPs that a vote on repeal was a manifesto commitment while urging MPs of other parties to support repeal of this failed Act. The e-lobby can be found here.

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Cheaper fuel for 17 remote areas of the UK

Friday, 29 May 2015

Tax rebates, that mean cheaper fuel at garages in some of the most remote areas of the UK from Sunday (31 May), will make a real difference to people who live and work in those areas, says the Countryside Alliance.
The project, which will apply to garages in 17 postcodes across the Scottish Highlands and Argyll and Bute, and in Cumbria, Northumberland, North Yorkshire and Devon, will allow those petrol stations to claim back 5p per litre in fuel duty, allowing them to drop the price of their fuel.

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Barney explains why he resigned from the LAG

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Countryside Alliance Executive Chairman Barney White-Spunner writes: Last week I had cause to resign from the Lead Ammunition Group (LAG). I did not take this action lightly but did so in protest at abuses of process and evidence that I feel render the group’s work so flawed it can never reach any scientific conclusions.

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National crime survey to focus on rural concerns

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The largest ever survey into crime in rural areas has been launched in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to investigate the true impact of offences on countryside communities. The survey, launched by the National Rural Crime Network (NRCN)*, backed by the Countryside Alliance and supported by the Home Office, is calling for people who work or live in rural areas to come forward and give their views on countryside crimes, the impact they have on the wider community and to help shape the future of crime prevention and rural policing. Click here to take part.

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Show your support for Nature and Shooting

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The Countryside Alliance is calling on all those who love British wildlife and the countryside to respond to the European Commission’s proposal to review the Birds and Habitats Directive.

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31 July - 2 August 2015 - CLA Game Fair - Harewood House

Friday, 31 July 2015

The 2015 CLA Game Fair will see the show return to Harewood House near Leeds for the sixth time in its 57 year history. The show will take place from Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August 2015. Tickets are available now from http://www.gamefair.co.uk/. The Countryside Alliance will be at the show with a huge presence including clay shooting lessons and our campaigns team happy to talk about our range of work and post-election priorities. Read on for more information about the show.

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Fieldsports magazine seeks a hunting contributor

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Fieldsports Magazine is recruiting a new contributor to write about hunting. The magazine asks: Do you eat, sleep and breathe hunting? Would you like to write about hunting for the UK's finest country sports journal? Well, this is your chance to join Fieldsports Magazine's team of esteemed contributors. We are looking for a writer who can produce well informed, exciting and entertaining hunting articles for our discerning readership. Think you could be that person? Then get in touch with our editor, Marcus Janssen at m.janssen@bpgmedia.co.uk

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Working to promote and protect shooting
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Hunting

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News and views on hunting
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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education

Re-connecting kids and the countryside
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Food Labelling

Food Labelling

Campaigning for mandatory country of origin meat labelling
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Game to eat

Game to eat

Promoting the great taste of game
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