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Get involved in The Great Get Together

| Latest News

The Countryside Alliance are very pleased to be supporting the Great Get Together on the 17-18 June 2017 in memory of Jo Cox. This summer, the Jo Cox Foundation are organising what is hoped to be the biggest street party since the Diamond Jubilee. It is called ‘The Great Get Together’, and we would love you…

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Rural Oscars champions for the Midlands

| Countryside Alliance Awards, Food and Farming, Latest News

The Rural Oscars Champions for the Midlands in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced. Businesses from Warwickshire, Derbyshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire have taken top honours and will now head to Parliament in March for the British finals and a shot at national glory. The Awards are the…

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Rural Oscars winners in the North of England

| Countryside Alliance Awards, Food and Farming, Latest News

The Rural Oscars Champions for the North of England in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced. Businesses will now head to Parliament in March for the British finals and a shot at national glory. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through…

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Just two months to go for the Countryside Alliance London Marathon team

| Events and Competitions, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising

Training is starting in earnest for the Countryside Alliance’s Virgin Money London Marathon team who will be pounding the streets of London on 23 April, in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF). Top fundraiser so far is amateur polo player and Cheshire hunt regular Josh Woolley, 27, who was to run the Marathon for…

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Crown Prosecutions Service accused of giving into “mob rule” as court case backed by flimsy evidence is dismissed

| Hunting, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance has criticised the Victims’ Right to Review process and has accused the CPS of bowing to “mob rule” after Court throws out case due to flimsy evidence. The Times and the Daily Telegraph both published stories looking into the case. Last week (7 February), Cheltenham Magistrates Court found Mark Melladay not guilty of…

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The Hunting Act – 12 years on

| Hunting, Latest News

This weekend marks twelve years since the Hunting Act came into force and who would have thought that virtually every pack of hounds that existed before the Hunting Act 2004 was enforced would still be going strong? At the time, those involved in organising the first day of hunting under the new regime – including…

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Welsh Government announce further consultation on Access and Outdoor Recreation

| Countryside Alliance Wales, Latest News, Uncategorised

Our Director for Wales Rachel Evans writes: Cabinet Secretary Lesley Griffiths AM has announced her intention to go out to yet another consultation on “Improving Opportunities to Access the Outdoors for Recreation”. In a written statement the Minister set out her proposal for consultation on how current laws could be improved stating that there needs…

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Chris Packham attacks the Countryside Alliance

| Food and Farming, Latest News, Press Release, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

In a week in which Chris Packham has once again called into question the viability of his role with the BBC, the Springwatch presenter attacked the Countryside Alliance and the role the organisation plays in defending shooting. In an outburst that typifies the behaviour that makes his position as a BBC presenter untenable, Packham told…

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Book next season’s shooting with Eagle Review

| Shooting

Hunting, shooting and fishing contribute billions to the global economy. There are thousands of worldwide locations to visit, and a vast range of fur, feather and fin species to choose from. There are also many agents, outfitters, guides, consultants, operators and estates selling tailored packages to suit all budgets. If you are looking for a…

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