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The ‘warped’ philosophy of animal rights extremists

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Countryside Alliance Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: One of the great paradoxes of the modern world is the way in which many who claim to love animals behave towards other people. It seems, kindness towards animals does not predicate kindness to the human race. In fact the relationship seems to be an inverse one for…

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MEPs warned shooting must not be forgotten in Brexit talks

| Consultation and Lobbying, Shooting

The Countryside Alliance and BASC, representing FACE UK, held a series of meetings with senior MEPs at the European Parliament in Strasbourg this week (28 – 30 May) to stress the importance of maintaining and developing trade and travel opportunities for shooting post Brexit. The talks were arranged by FACE, the umbrella organisation representing 7 million shooters…

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Countryside Alliance calls on Dyfed Powys Police to reform the Firearms Licensing Department as a matter of urgency

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The Countryside Alliance is calling for change within Dyfed Powys Firearms Licensing Department after meeting Dafydd Llywelyn, Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Dyfed Powys, following an increasing number of member complaints and high levels of dissatisfaction. Rachel Evans, Countryside Alliance Director for Wales, has dealt with an increasing number of calls from members in…

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More Aims Award success for Kent schools

| Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Latest News, Our Blog, Outdoor Education, Press Release

Fishing for Schools (F4S) was accredited to provide the Ofqual regulated Aim Awards in angling skills last year and so far nine pupils have worked towards this qualification with us. In January three pupils from Broomhill Bank North School, in Swanley, Kent became the first in the country to gain the Level One Aim Award…

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The way forward for shooting

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Countryside Alliance Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: On Monday evening the shooting world gathered to launch the British Game Alliance, a new body which will act as the official marketing board for the UK game industry and run a ‘British Game’ assurance scheme to ensure our game meets the highest standards. The growth of shooting…

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‘All creatures great and small’ photography competition sponsored by Harkila – winner and runners up

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Foundation

We had so many entries into our ‘All creatures great and small’ photography competition sponsored by Harkila and we would just like to say a huge thank you to all those who took the time to enter. We are very pleased to announce that we have chosen our winner. A huge congratulations goes to Terry Grove for…

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Admiral Sir James Eberle

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It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that long standing Countryside Alliance board member, former chairman of the Association of Masters of Harriers and Beagles & Master of the Britannia Beagles, Admiral Sir James Eberle, passed away last week. Sir James had a distinguished naval career and was a passionate country…

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