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Another bumper year for shooting in the North West

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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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New masters ready to take up the reins

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More than 50 new masters of foxhounds attended a special course held by the Masters of Foxhounds Association (MFHA) on Saturday 17 May at Stratford. Eighty-four new masters will take up the reins with packs across the countryside this autumn, plus six who are returning to masterships after a break. The day covered essential topics,…

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Countryside Alliance demands Yorkshire councillor’s resignation over distasteful Facebook comments

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The Countryside Alliance has today (12 December) written to Ryedale District Council demanding the immediate resignation of Cllr Tommy Woodward, over highly distasteful comments he made about the suicide of a Lancashire game dealer. Tim Bonner, director of campaigns for the Alliance, wrote to the Leader of the Liberal Group on Ryedale District Council, Cllr…

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Scottish Countryside Alliance responds to the Scottish Environment LINK wildlife crime report

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Jamie Stewart Scottish Countryside Alliance (SCA) director said: “We share the stated desire of the Scottish Environmental LINK report – to eradicate wildlife crime in Scotland in its many guises. “However it is unfortunate and extremely disappointing that this collaboration of self interest groups have failed to engage with those that are actively involved in…

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Innovative broadband projects are the answer for hard to reach rural areas

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The Countryside Alliance welcomes the announcement of the eight innovative projects which have been chosen by the Government to test alternative ways of boosting superfast broadband coverage in rural areas. The ground-breaking projects chosen to be tested in the £10m Department of Culture Media and Sport initiative were revealed today (19 June).  Countryside Alliance head…

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