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Register to vote by 22 May

| Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Countryside Alliance Wales, Food and Farming, Hunting, Latest News, Mobile and Broadband, Shooting

The General Election will be held on Thursday 8th June 2017. It is imperative that everyone who is eligible to vote does so. If you are not already registered to vote you can do so at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote by 22nd May.  This is a vital election for the countryside as for the first time since 1973 the…

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The prize no one wants – hunting’s top tumble revealed!

| Hunting, Latest News

The winner and commendations in the Countryside Alliance Hunt Tumblers’ Club competition for the 2016-17 season, sponsored by Pol Roger, have been announced, with North Yorkshire’s Hurworth Hunt taking the dubious top honours. Out of hundreds of photos sent in from hunts across the UK and Ireland, photographer Amy Fair’s sequence of South Durham Hunt…

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Countryside Alliance responds to post Brexit Agriculture inquiry

| Countryside Alliance Wales, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance has submitted evidence to the Welsh Affairs Select Committee’s agriculture post Brexit inquiry. The inquiry will be considering the key factors influencing the prosperity of farming in Wales once negotiations to leave the EU are completed and the Alliance has detailed four factors which they believe are important for this inquiry –…

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Countryside Alliance launches Brexit policies

| Campaigns, Latest News

The Countryside Alliance has launched a Brexit policy document setting out the issues that need to be addressed in order to sustain a living and working countryside outside of the EU. The Countryside Alliance did not campaign during the EU referendum but the decision to leave the EU will have an impact on the countryside…

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Fly fishing retreat in Hants for ladies with breast cancer – apply now

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Latest News

Casting for Recovery, the outdoor therapy programme for ladies with breast cancer, has opened its Hampshire retreat to applications. Casting for Recovery takes ladies profoundly affected by breast cancer and takes them on an all-expenses-paid residential retreat where counselling and medical advice complement fly fishing instruction to support ladies and help them move forward. The…

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High Birds in May 2017

| Latest News, Shooting, Upcoming Events

Book your space for the annual Whitfield Charity Clay Shoot 13th and 14th May 2017. Whitfield is renowned for some of the finest game shooting in the UK. With the steep sided and perfectly wooded valley below and the moor enveloping the higher reaches of the estate the pheasants and partridges are famously challenging and…

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Countryside Alliance campaign against online abuse and bullying in the countryside reaches over 1 million people

| Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance Thuderclap campaign focused on raising the awareness of online abuse and bullying of people in the countryside will reach approximately 1.2 million people. The campaign was established on Thursday 30th March and has run for two weeks. Thunderclap is a ‘crowd speaking’ platform that lets individuals rally together to spread a single…

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Event highlights in 2017

| Latest News, Upcoming Events

Many Countryside Alliance members and supporters will be filling their 2017 diaries, so we bring you just some of the big rural dates for the year so that you don’t miss out. This list is not exhaustive – please email [email protected] with any additions that may be of interest to Countryside Alliance members and supporters….

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