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Rural groups take next step in legal bid to challenge shooting ban

| Campaigns, Latest News, Press Release

      THREE of the UK’s leading rural organisations have launched the next stage of their legal action against Natural Resources Wales’ (NRW) ban on pheasant shooting on public land. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), the Countryside Alliance (CA) and the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation (NGO) have issued proceedings seeking permission from…

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Anti-shooting petition collapses when signatures are open to scrutiny

| Campaigns, Countryside Alliance Wales, Latest News, Press Release

A petition calling for the licencing of game shoots which was lodged on the Assembly website was coldly received by Assembly Members, having only received 119 signatures and only 24 from within Wales. The Countryside Alliance has called for the Assembly to consider only petitions submitted in this fashion, because it guarantees transparency. In June…

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Looking back at six fabulous Casting for Recovery retreats in 2018

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Events and Competitions, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Latest News, Our Blog, Press Release

We have had a busy year at Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland (CfR) – holding six retreats, at venues old and new. This brings our total to 48 retreats delivered since we launched. We are extremely grateful to the fly-fishing and medical volunteers who take time to ensure that the ladies enjoy their weekend…

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F4S tips for young anglers December 2018 – get the whole family involved!

| Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Latest News, Our Blog, Outdoor Education, Press Release

Fishing for Schools fly-fishing expert Bob Goble finishes 2018 with an aspiration to get more people fishing in the new year – and to catch more trout Our Fishing 4 Schools team has had an amazing year, with young students learning to fish, many for the first time and enjoying every moment. And next year…

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Farlows fundraiser nets more than £4,000 for Fishing for Schools

| Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Latest News, Our Blog, Outdoor Education, Press Release

More than £4,000 was raised for Fishing for Schools last night (22 November) by a fundraising evening and grand auction at Farlows in Pall Mall London. Top lots included a commission to paint a fish of your choice by our director and acclaimed artist Charles Jardine – which sold for £500, and the chance to…

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