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

| Press Release

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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Review of UK digital communications markets a welcome move

| Press Release

The Countryside Alliance welcomes a major review of the UK’s digital communications markets, announced today (12 March) by Ofcom. Countryside Alliance head of policy Sarah Lee said: “This review is the first in a decade. The Alliance has long been concerned that the current market creates a communications monopoly which is not good for competition…

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Whitfield Clay Shoot raises more than £35,000 for charity

| Press Release

Money from the Annual Whitfield Clay Shoot, held on the Whitfield Estate near Hexham, has helped rebuild a Victorian suspension bridge in Northumberland. The “Wobbly Bridge” in Allens Bank, Hexham was washed away in floods in 2013 and the National Trust launched a campaign to raise £100,000 to re-build the bridge and surrounding footpaths. The…

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“Fly-grazing Bill” is passed

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Legislation that makes it easier for land owners, local authorities and welfare charities to take action over dumped and fly-grazed horses has been passed. The Control of Horses Bill was given its Third Reading today, 18 March, and will become law before the General Election.  The Countryside Alliance was part of a coalition of charities…

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