Regional Director: Simon Hamlyn
Tel No. 01978 780144
Mobile. 07818 553635
Membership Development Executive: Geri Buckley
Counties Covered: Cumbria, Cleveland, Northumberland, Yorkshire, Lancashire,
Derbyshire, Durham, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Isle of Man.
North - news:
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Thanks to everyone who took part in the very successful Whitfield Clay Shoot at the weekend and as well many thanks to all the volunteers and the army of helps you made it all possible. The weekend was enjoyed by all and scores are now available - please email firstname.lastname@example.org for scores.
Thursday, 2 May 2013
Rudding Park near Harrogate is the venue and the 26th of September is the date for the first ever Countryside Alliance Golf Challenge. The award winning Rudding Park hotel is a privately owned luxury hotel, spa and golf course set in 300 acres of beautiful parkland.
Monday, 22 April 2013
There are tickets still available for this excellent annual dinner with the Countryside Alliance Chairman at the Manchester Tennis and Racquets Club, 33, Blackfriars Road, Salford starting at 7 - 7.30pm
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
This year's Race for Repeal will feature the winners of the last 2 races! Wayne Burnell who won at Doncaster in 2011 and Peter Craggs who was joint first with Will Milburn in the 2012 race at Wetherby, so it should be an exciting day at the races. If you would like to register as a jockey, contact Simon Hamlyn on 07818 553635 for the full details. Please let me know soon as we are limited to 12 jocketys and we already have 7 registered who are -
Tuesday, 12 March 2013
I am pleased to announce that in the northern region we have formed an alliance with The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club. The owner Victoria Knowles Lacks in working with me to promote our shooting campaign National Shooting Week which runs from the 25th of May until the 2nd of June.
I will be working with Victoria to help promote and publicise the fantastic work she is doing to encourage more women into shooting and to run joint events such as "An introduction to game shooting, for girls which will cover traditions of shooting, quarry identification, different guns/shells, etiquette, safety and shooting driven clays"Read more
Thursday, 7 March 2013
I'm delighted that we have just launched our newest publication "A Guide to Improving Habitat for Wildfowl". The inspiration for this guide was the Chairman of the Walney Island Widlfowlers, Steve Thompson and so very many thanks to Steve for his foresight and vision. The guide features examples and case studies drawn from the shooting community over the last decade which highlight the vital, but often largely unseen, contribution that shooting plays in maintaining and enhancing wetland habitats.Read more
Thursday, 7 March 2013
Since they were elected in November 2013, I have been working hard to meet each of the Police and Crime Commissioners in the North of England. There are 13 PCC’s in the region and so far I met with the PCC’s for Cheshire, Durham and CEO for the PCC in Lancashire with meetings planned with Derbyshire, West Yorkshire and Cumbria.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
On Saturday 19th January 2013, Lancaster University Countryside Society was joined by local farmers, rural organisations, students and members of rural communities for their launch event at The Borough in Lancaster. The Borough was kind enough to have sponsored and help plan the event which was a huge success and bought together a wide array of people.Read more
Thursday, 21 February 2013
The Earl and Countess of Burlington are hosting the Derbyshire Charity Clay Shoot at Chatsworth – the second time the event has visited the Derbyshire estate. 40 teams of shooting enthusiasts will be participating, testing their ability on 6 simulated game drives.