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Countryside Alliance release their Christmas card collection & 2018 calendar

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The Countryside Alliance 2017 Christmas cards are now available to order. This year we have nine beautiful designs by celebrated British artists to choose from and the Countryside Alliance 2018 calendar. The range of Christmas cards celebrates our great countryside and its wildlife and, in-keeping with previous years’ best sellers, we again bring you fieldsports…

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Gamebird Sector Cuts Antibiotics by 36 per cent

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ORGANISATIONS involved in shooting and gamebird management have welcomed a big fall in the amount of antibiotic used in the rearing of pheasants and partridges in the UK. Figures endorsed by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) have been released today showing that antibiotics used in gamebirds were brought down voluntarily by 36 per cent in…

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Social media round up

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Here are the Countryside Alliance’s social media highlights this week. Please follow Countryside Alliance on Facebook, our dedicated Hunting Facebook, Instagram or our following Twitter accounts:   Delighted that @nationaltrust members chose to vote to allow trail hunting to continue on their land #result pic.twitter.com/9fXmLlIukM — CA Hunting (@hunting_ca) October 21, 2017 NEW pink flies are available to…

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The Voice of the Countryside podcast – episode 4

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The fourth episode of the Voice of the Countryside is now available to listen to online. In this episode presenters Liam Stokes and Rachel Smedley are joined by Countryside Alliance’s Head of Hunting, Polly Portwin, to discuss the recent vote at the National Trust AGM to ban trail-hunting on the Trust’s land. Polly will also…

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Animal care students learn about birds of prey with Falconry for Schools

| Falconry for Schools, Foundation, Outdoor Education, Press Release, Uncategorised

Pupils completing a BTEC Level 2 Animal Care course at Park High School, Colne, Lancashire have been learning about raptors with Falconry for Schools. Our north of England instructor Sandra Johnson and her team have run a course of four mornings with the youngsters – teaching them about the history of falconry,  its uses today…

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CA discuss Home Office proposals on firearms and knives with Crime Minister

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Countryside Alliance Chief Executive, Tim Bonner, and Head of Shooting, Liam Stokes, met the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Sarah Newton MP, on Wednesday (25 October) to discuss proposed changes to firearms law and the online sale of knives. The meeting was a chance for the Countryside Alliance to raise initial concerns about…

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