Membership News

“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

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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

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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

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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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AGM and Board Elections

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In 2015 the Countryside Alliance Annual General Meeting will be held a little later than usual, in September. A number of factors have combined to make this a logical decision including a re-structured Board, our charity application and the 2015 General Election. The AGM is expected to take place on Tuesday 15th September 2015 at…

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Countryside Alliance Annual Report 2013

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Countryside Alliance members have voted in favour of a resolution to enable the Countryside Alliance to apply to the Charity Commission to become a registered charity. This move is explained in greater detail by Executive Chairman Sir Barney White-Spunner in the 2013 Annual Report – click here to read the report. The report also contains our…

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Our AGM reveals the road ahead

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Countryside Alliance Executive Chairman Barney White-Spunner writes: The Countryside Alliance AGM, held in London on Tuesday, was an opportunity to look back at our achievements in 2013, but also an opportunity to look forward. This year the Alliance is looking to its future structure and in particular whether we should apply to become a charity….

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