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Comment on RSPB Birdcrime 2013 report

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Once again the RSPB has used its Birdcrime Report 2013 to make sweeping allegations against the shooting community and grouse shooting in particular. An examination of the report shows that the scale of the accusations cannot be sustained on the evidence contained in the report. There is nothing in the report, as in previous years,…

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Wales set for clamp down on puppy farming

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Alliance secures separate standards for hounds kept in packs in Wales and a fairer deal for working dogs. New Breeding of Dogs regulations (Wales) set 14 standards that breeders are expected to comply with which will overhaul the way they are expected to work. The new Breeding of Dogs regulations (Wales) received the approval of…

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Go wild for game this season!

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Eating game is cheap, it’s healthy, it benefits the countryside, and it is in season now. What’s not to like, asks the Countryside Alliance? The number one benefit of eating game is its healthiness. Research carried out by Leatherhead Food International1 shows how game compares very favourably with other red and white meats.  Venison is…

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Countryside Alliance backs call to safeguard six-day postal service

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The Countryside Alliance fully supports Royal Mail’s call, in its submission to Ofcom, for a review of the impact of competition in the postal delivery market. Countryside Alliance head of policy, Sarah Lee, said: “The six day, one-price-goes-anywhere service that Royal Mail provides through the Universal Service Obligation is essential to those living and working…

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