Game to Eat



Countryside Alliance at Essex Young Farmers Game Evening

| Campaigns, Game to Eat, Latest News, Shooting and Conservation

The Essex Young Farmers Club was packed for an evening of game tasting and a talk by Countryside Alliance Political Assistant James Somerville-Meikle. The event, on Tuesday 24 November, was part of the Great British Game Week which was jointly founded by the Countryside Alliance as part of our Game-to-Eat campaign. Great British Game Week is…

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Try a taste of game during Great British Game Week 2015

| Campaigns, Food and Farming, Game to Eat, Latest News, Press Release, Shooting and Conservation

Game dishes will be served across the country as part of Great British Game Week, 22nd-29th November 2015, which celebrates all that is great about British game meat. The week is aimed at introducing people to the taste of game and providing opportunities for businesses to come together to promote the benefits of buying and…

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Crime Stoppers ‘Stop Poaching’ Campaign

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The Crime Stoppers ‘Stop Poaching’ campaign went live on Monday 19th October. Whilst this campaign originated in the South West, it has also been launched under the Crime Stoppers banner with the intention of raising awareness and ‘flagging’ a means of reporting deer poaching and illegal meat activity for anyone who knows something but doesn’t understand where…

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Countryside Alliance Autumn 2015 magazine

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Food and Farming, Foundation, Game to Eat, Hunting, Membership, Membership News, Mobile and Broadband, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance’s Autumn magazine is now online. The Editor’s note introducing the issue reads: There is plenty of good news to report this issue. As Tim Bonner takes over as Chief Executive (p16) The Countryside Alliance Foundation assumes the running of the wonderful Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the fly fishing programme for…

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Britain’s Best Sporting Pub

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Fishing, Food and Farming, Game to Eat, Hunting, Latest News, Shooting and Conservation

Thanks to everyone who voted in the “Britain’s Best Sporting Pub” being run by the Countryside Alliance in conjunction with Country Life Magazine. This competition aims to celebrate traditional pubs and hotels which have a long history of support for country sports whether they host a hunt meet, a shoot lunch or welcome fishermen. Nominated…

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Research supports current best practice in gamebird rearing

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Game to Eat, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance is pleased to note that Defra-funded research into the use of raised laying units, published today (24 July), supports the existing Defra Code for the Welfare of Gamebirds Reared for Sporting Purposes, used by the British gamebird industry. The research shows that the current Code of Welfare of Gamebirds Reared for Sporting…

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Game seasons

| Campaigns, Game to Eat, Membership, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

The majority of game can only be shot during specific times of the years to allow them to breed and successfully migrate to their wintering grounds.  A comprehensive guide to the shooting seasons is given below. Ready for the season ahead? Save 20% on our comprehensive country sports insurance. Game birds Additional restrictions: England and…

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