A bright future for hunting

| Hunting, Latest News, Our Blog

Countryside Alliance Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: The hound show season is drawing to a close as hunts start to prepare for the new season. There has been a clear trend of strong entries and good crowds from the South of England Hound Show at Ardingly through to The West of England at Honiton yesterday….

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Revolutionary hen harrier licence is working

| Campaigns, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance has received the following press release from the Moorland Association and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. Our Head of Campaigns Liam Stokes said: “This is brilliant news, our thanks and congratulations go to the grouse keepers, the Moorland Association and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust for their fantastic work. It…

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Scottish Countryside Alliance respond to Telegraph article on bird culls

| Campaigns, Latest News

In response to the Telegraph article ‘Scottish Natural Heritage accused of ‘reaching for the shotgun’ by allowing too many bird culls’ (27/07/18) please find below a statement from Scottish Countryside Alliance Director, Jamie Stewart: Like so many of our contemporaries the Scottish Countryside Alliance supported the decision of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) in the granting of a five-year…

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Countryside Alliance submits member’s evidence to the Home Office on failing medical procedure

| Campaigns, Latest News, Press Release, Shooting

The Countryside Alliance has submitted a dossier of evidence to the Home Office team currently working on the medical procedures associated with firearms licensing, including case studies detailing the experiences of our members. The Alliance was asked to collate this information during a meeting with Home Office Minister Nick Hurd MP, who wanted a clearer…

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Your essential guide to the Game Fair 2018

| Shooting, Upcoming Events

Celebrating its 60th year, the world-class Game Fair returns to Ragley Hall, Warwickshire this weekend, 27th – 29th July, and the Countryside Alliance will be attending in force. Come and visit us Our stand is situated in the Orange Zone, number K1151A – look out for our banners flying high on gunmakers row! Whatever day…

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Speak up for Foxhounds

| Campaigns, Hunting, Latest News

The Scottish Government’s review of the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 has now drawn to a close. We now have a Code of Practice for Mounted Foxhounds and the analysis of the consultation – Improving the Protection of Wild Mammals – which could have far reaching consequences for all those working foxhound packs for pest control….

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National Rural Crime Survey 2018 Results

| Campaigns, Latest News, Press Release

If you completed 2018 National Rural Crime Survey over the past eight weeks, thank you for making your voice heard. The National Rural Crime Survey’s independent research team have been analysing the thousands of responses and the results can be found here. To learn more about the results please visit the National Rural Crime Network’s…

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