BBC Online: Did fox hunting disappear?

| Campaigns, Hunting

On Tuesday 10th February the BBC website published a feature to mark ten years since the Hunting Act came into force in England and Wales. The piece, entitled “Did fox hunting disappear?” quotes the Alliance, Gerald Sumner of the Kimblewick Hunt and Professor Gary Marvin, as well as the opposition who, incredibly, maintain that the…

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Alliance holds successful drop-in session for Parliamentarians

| Campaigns, Mobile and Broadband

The Countryside Alliance held a successful drop-in briefing session for Parliamentarians this week. The event attracted 40 Parliamentarians and researchers, including League Against Cruel Sports Vice President Angela Smith MP, who said “you are the only organisation campaigning on these issues”. The drop-in enabled us to discuss our campaign for better mobile signal in all…

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Firearms licensing – don’t delay

| Campaigns, Shooting and Conservation

If you shoot with a shotgun, stalk with a rifle or just control pests, your firearm and shotgun certificates are fundamental to your sport. The Alliance works closely with police forces up and down the country to ensure that your certificate renewal is processed promptly, properly and fairly and most licensing departments do their very…

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