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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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Another bumper year for shooting in Scotland

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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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Countryside champions honoured at the Rural Oscars

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The 2013 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) were presented to top rural businesses by the Secretary of State for Defra, Owen Paterson MP, at a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament on 30 April. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of the rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage of our small…

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2015 General Election Manifesto

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Ahead of the May 2015 General Election the Countryside Alliance has launched its manifesto which it will use as a tool to communicate with all parties and candidates to put the countryside’s case. The manifesto is presented under five headings: digital communications; food & farming; rural communities; rural services and wildlife management. Under each heading…

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