Thursday, 2 June 2016
A number of priorities to protect Scotland’s natural environment have been outlined by the Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
The Scottish Government has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the new air weapons legislation that aims to improve public safety and reduce gun crime in Scotland. Anybody who wants to use or own an air weapon will be able to apply to Police Scotland for an air weapon certificate, or a permit in some circumstances, from 1 July 2016. This gives users six months to get a certificate before new rules tightening access to air weapons, introduced in the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015, come into effect from 31 December 2016.
Thursday, 19 May 2016
The Scottish Countryside Alliance welcomes the announcement that Fergus Ewing MSP has been appointed Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity. Countryside Alliance
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
The Scottish Countryside Alliance welcomes the announcement that Roseanna Cunningham MSP has been appointed Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.
Wednesday, 27 April 2016
The Countryside Alliance has warned the Government not to miss an opportunity to do something positive for the shooting community. Amendments to the Policing and Crime Bill which would make some important technical changes to existing firearms legislation were debated yesterday (Tuesday 26 April) in the House of Commons.
Friday, 8 April 2016
Rural issues and potential solutions were brought to the fore of the Scottish election campaign at the largest National Rural Hustings for seventeen years.
Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Scottish Rural Awards celebrate the best of rural entrepreneurship