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Mobile roaming is welcome but is not the full solution, says Countryside Alliance

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The Countryside Alliance welcomes the Government’s announcement today that it is taking further action to tackle mobile phone “not-spots” around the country. However we are concerned that a focus on promoting national roaming will not tackle the root problem – the need to reform regulations surrounding mobile phone infrastructure. Countryside Alliance head of policy Sarah…

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Another bumper year for shooting in Wales

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The shooting industry is celebrating another great year as the 2014/15 shooting season comes to an end this weekend. The last day of the season is the beaters’ day on many shoots, when those people who have worked throughout the season take their turn with a gun. Research undertaken in 2014 shows that shooting is…

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Alliance welcomes Elliott Review recommendations for “consumer choice and our hard working farmers

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The Countryside Alliance has welcomed the Government’s response to the recommendations of the Elliott Review, commissioned after the horsemeat scandal, which will institute a Food Crime Unit to increase consumer confidence in food. We are interested to see how the recommendations work in practice and are using our own Rural Manifesto, to be launched before…

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‘Unjustified’ ACPO plans will alienate shooting community, says Countryside Alliance

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A campaign announced today by the Association of Chief Police Officers’ (ACPO) asking people to report signs of radicalisation, extremism and vulnerability to terrorism among firearms licence holders has been described as “unjustified and ill-judged” by the Countryside Alliance. ACPO has also asked police forces to carry out random unannounced security checks on gun owners. …

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