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Winter 2015 magazine now online

| Campaigns, Food and Farming, Hunting, Latest News, Membership, Membership News, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance publishes a quarterly magazine that is sent to all members and the Winter 2015 magazine is now online. The cover features a Grove & Rufford Hound photographed by Penny Fillingham and the issue contains plenty of fieldsports, food & farming content. The editor’s letter is below. Click here to download the issue. 2015_4_Winter…

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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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“Rat control for gamekeepers” courses

| Campaigns, Membership, Membership News, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

Members of the Countryside Alliance are invited on a course to gain a key qualification ahead of a landmark deadline. The use of professional rodenticides to control rats becomes subject to stricter regulations early next year as part of the industry’s new stewardship regime. Gamekeepers wishing to continue using the products after the deadline will need relevant…

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Fieldsports magazine seeks a hunting contributor

| Campaigns, Fishing, Hunting, Latest News, Membership, Membership News, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

Fieldsports Magazine is recruiting a new contributor to write about hunting. The magazine asks: Do you eat, sleep and breathe hunting? Would you like to write about hunting for the UK’s finest country sports journal? Well, this is your chance to join Fieldsports Magazine’s team of esteemed contributors. We are looking for a writer who can…

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Show your support for Nature and Shooting

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News, Membership, Membership News, Press Release, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance is calling on all those who love British wildlife and the countryside to respond to the European Commission’s proposal to review the Birds and Habitats Directive. The Nature Directives, as they are collectively known, have played an essential part in increasing our biodiversity and wildlife, with SPAs and SACs forming the backbone to…

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The Oak Processionary Moth Caterpillar

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Latest News, Membership, Membership News, Press Release

The Forestry Commission has launched a publicity campaign on Oak Processionary Moths, a pest which has become established in oak trees. The Commission says “Oak Processionary Moth is a non-native species which was accidentally introduced from abroad several years ago. Its caterpillars can affect human, animal and tree health.  They can affect human and animal…

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Group and syndicate membership of the Countryside Alliance

| Campaigns, Membership, Membership News, Shooting and Conservation

Countryside Alliance Group Membership is available to any group or syndicate with seven or more members. All named members of the group are full members of the Countryside Alliance and, as such, are covered by our insurance policy as individuals both when they are shooting with the group or syndicate and anywhere else. Countryside Alliance…

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Winter 2014 magazine now online

| Membership, Membership News

The Countryside Alliance’s Winter 2014 magazine is now available online. Click here to download the magazine, which features hunting in Wales, shooting’s true value, remembering Debo, “Thank you” to Kate Hoey MP and Defra Secretary Liz Truss MP’s Countryside. Read on for the Editor’s note introducing a packed issue.  Magazine editor Jill Grieve writes: It…

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Happy New Year to members and supporters

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Barney White-Spunner, Executive Chairman of the Countryside Alliance, wishes a very happy, healthy and sporting New Year to all members and supporters: This year will be very significant for us all; February will mark 10 years since the Hunting Act came into force in England and Wales and, because of the way the hunting world has…

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Support the Countryside Alliance by drinking wine!

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Chateau La Chasse has been specifically developed as a fundraiser for Countryside Alliance. For every £90 case bought (12 red, white or mixed) Vinotopia will donate £7.50 straight into the CA coffers. Both wines feature labels specially designed by the famous sporting cartoonist Oliver Preston and offer fabulous value for money.  The red is an…

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