COUNTRYSIDE ALLIANCE

 
The latest
News brief
  • Take action on hunting!Friday, 22 May 2015
    Please take a moment to lobby your MP via our website, asking him or her to back repeal of the Hunting Act.
    Read more
  • Take part in a new survey on crimeWednesday, 20 May 2015
    The largest ever survey into crime in rural areas has been launched to investigate the true impact of offences on countryside communities. Take the survey today.
    Read more
  • Diagnose your broadband problemThursday, 4 December 2014
    We have teamed up with tech company Actual Experience and its BbFix Project to help those with poor broadband to identify the problem with a view to improving it.
    Read more
 

Follow the Countryside Alliance:

In the media:

Click for more >

Twitter@CAUpdates

Click for more >

News:

RSS feed our News  

Take action - lobby your MP on the Hunting Act

Friday, 22 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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Fishing 4 Schools short film shows the project's true magic

Thursday, 14 May 2015

The Countryside alliance Foundation's Fishing 4 Schools project delights and inspires youngsters at over 40 schools, and now a short film explaining the project's magic has been created. Presented by course founder and director, Charles Jardine, the film focuses on how fishing engages youngsters and can be a gateway into many different subjects and areas of learning. Watch the 2.30 film below, it will put a smile on your face.

Read more

Campaign win on Welsh dog breeding guidance

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The Countryside Alliance has ensured the particular way working dogs are kept is recognised in new guidance for local authorities granting licences under new dog breeding regulations for Wales.
The Government document covers accommodation and environment, diet and nutrition, normal behaviour (which includes the socialisation of puppies) and health and welfare, and includes special mention of gundogs and hunt kennels.

Read more

Diagnose your broadband problem with BbFix

Thursday, 4 December 2014

The Countryside Alliance has teamed up with the technology company Actual Experience and its BbFix Project, which aims to improve the experience of using the internet for consumers all over the world. Supporters are asked to download the BbFix software which will identify problems with broadband and diagnose the cause of that problem, whether it's your service provider, the website being visited or a problem with your home or office, for example a poorly sited wifi router, thick walls or a problem with your computer. Download the software here. A diagnosis will be available within a few weeks. It is interesting to note that 100% of government broadband funding goes to improving local infrastructure, yet infrastructure only accounts for 30% of problems.

Read more

Back Country Life's bid to win "Cover of the Year" title

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Country Life magazine is in the running for a prestigious national award - the The Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Cover of the Year - for its butterfly cover. You can vote for the magazine against competition including GQ, Elle and Radio Times. Country Life is the only rural magazine in the ten-strong shortlist and the PPA introduces the cover by observing: "Inspired by a lepidopterist's collection in an antique shop, this composite butterfly cover hits the jackpot.

Read more

Campaigns:

RSS feed our Campaigns  
Shooting

Shooting

Working to promote and protect shooting
Click here
Hunting

Hunting

News and views on hunting
Click here
Communities

Communities

Rural life and its future
Click here

Projects:

RSS feed our Campaigns  
Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education

Re-connecting kids and the countryside
Click here
Food Labelling

Food Labelling

Campaigning for mandatory country of origin meat labelling
Click here
Game to eat

Game to eat

Promoting the great taste of game
Click here