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“Nicola Sturgeon ‘posturing’ over Scottish foxhunting review”

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On Wednesday 27th January the Daily Telegraph ran an article with the headline: “Nicola Sturgeon ‘posturing’ over Scottish foxhunting review”. The piece by Scottish Political Editor Simon Johnson reported: “The Scottish Countryside Alliance (SCA) highlights new police testimony that the existing laws are not being broken and claims the First Minister only ordered a review…

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Sign a petition to protect Scottish wild salmon

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Salmon & Trout Conservation UK report: “We have just launched a new petition, hosted on the Scottish Parliament’s website, as part of our strategy to put real pressure on the Scottish Government to provide long-overdue statutory protection to wild fish from what is probably the greatest scourge of our wild salmon and sea trout – the…

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Questions in Parliament on the hunting issue

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This week hunting was mentioned in Parliamen as Shadow Defra Minister asked the Environment Secretary “if she will make it her policy to establish a commission to examine the issue of hunting foxes with dogs before bringing forward proposals for a vote in the House on that issue.” In response, Defra Minister Rory Stewart said: “The Government…

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Flooding – key information

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Parts of the U.K. continue to be affected by the worst flooding on record. Forage Aid is the charity that supports farmers whose livestock has been affected by an extreme weather by providing forage and/or bedding to those in need. Information on how to give, and receive, support can be found here: http://www.forageaid.org.uk. The Environment Agency’s…

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Schoolboy creates poacher app to boost fight against wildlife crime

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TEENAGER Aaron Christiansen has created an app for reporting poaching as part of Project Poacher, a new national campaign to combat wildlife crime. The 15-year-old’s app, created in his spare time, makes it easy to use a mobile phone to report to the police suspicious activities that might be linked to poaching. The app can…

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Shopping with the Countryside Alliance

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The Countryside Alliance has joined forces with Giles and Nicola Palmer from Cedarstone Ltd to run an impressive new online shop, and there are plenty of gift ideas. We have developed an exclusive range of great new products, working with three of our top female UK countryside artists, Debbie Harris, Alice Arnold and Catherine Ingleby. The…

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Countryside Alliance welcomes new code of practice on fox control to improve animal welfare in Wales

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The Countryside Alliance is pleased to welcome the Welsh Government’s code of best practice on the use of snares for fox control. The Alliance has worked closely with Welsh Government officials and other stakeholders on both sides of the argument, for and against the use of snares to ensure the new code is workable and effective…

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Campaign badges

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Show your support for hunting, shooting and the Countryside Alliance. You can buy the ‘Still here, still hunting badge’ here The £100 shooting 2015/16 season badge here  and the £15 shooting supporters’ badge here.

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