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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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Nigel Farage of UKIP writes for us

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UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage writes: I was born in Kent, so the way I look at the British countryside is not the way politicians from Notting Hill or North London look at it. I fish and I shoot. Apparently I’m the only party leader who owns his own waders. I’d guess I am…

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Summer 2014 magazine now online

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The Countryside Alliance’s Summer 2014 magazine is now online. The issue contains a tribute to Clarissa Dickson Wright and we publish this electronic version on 24th June – which would have been Clarissa’s 67th birthday. Download the magazine here. Read on for the Editor’s letter, giving you an overview of the issue:  Sad news for…

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Autumn 2014 magazine now online

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Countryside Alliance magazine editor Jill Grieve writes: We are in reflective mood this Autumn. The anniversary of the start of the Great War has seen global commemorations and we will bring you a series of “Countryside in War” features in this and coming issues, highlighting the contributions made by rural people – and animals – to…

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Winter 2014 magazine now online

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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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