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E-newsletter archive

Removing trail hunting from the political agenda

21 January, 2022

Truly pointless virtue signalling legislation

14 January, 2022

Poaching, the Hunting Act and why the hare is the loser

7 January, 2022

Staying safe this Christmas

24 December, 2021

How to deal with a problem like Chris Packham

17 December, 2021

Hunting wins in Northern Ireland

10 December, 2021

Action for hunting

3 December, 2021

Great week for game

26 November, 2021

Labour's totemic issue

19 November, 2021

Another round of humiliation for RSPB and Wild Justice

12 November, 2021

National Trust faces trail hunting choice

5 November, 2021

Poaching, rustling and dog theft aren’t victimless crimes

29 October, 2021

Wild Justice contribute to gamekeepers' charity

22 October, 2021

Beavers build better brown trout

15 October, 2021

Government to review Habitats Regulations

8 October, 2021

Labour admits rural problem

1 October, 2021

Redefining rewilding

24 September, 2021

Scottish fox control legislation imminent

17 September, 2021

Vote on National Trust trail hunt ban

10 September, 2021

Opinion: Extinction Rebellion are phonies, our farmers are the real environmental champions

3 September, 2021

Meet the Champions of the Countryside Alliance Awards

27 August, 2021

Gun ownership is a responsibility, not a right

20 August, 2021

Hen Harriers thrive despite RSPB

13 August, 2021

The politics of rewilding

6 August, 2021

Peterborough Council rejects attack on Festival of Hunting

30 July, 2021

Shooting organisations launch Aim to Sustain

23 July, 2021

Fighting the bonkers animal rights agenda

16 July, 2021

The hypocrisy of anti-grouse shooting campaigners

9 July, 2021

Government must act on hare poaching

2 July, 2021

Ignorance and wilful blindness – Wild Justice’s petition to ban driven grouse shooting

25 June, 2021

Sentience Bill opens door to extremists

18 June, 2021

Hound shows and the rituals of summer

11 June, 2021

Wild Justice continues anti-shooting campaign 

4 June, 2021

Madness of new grouse shooting debate

28 May, 2021

Eagles and wildcats to return to England?

21 May, 2021

Animal Welfare Bills feature heavily in Queen's Speech 

14 May, 2021

Ending lantern menace

7 May, 2021

Fuelling fires

30 April, 2021

Campaigners incite unlawful trespass

23 April, 2021

Voting for the countryside

16 April, 2021​

Cracking down on dog thieves

9 April, 2021

Game dealers put 2022 deadline on lead

2 April, 2021​

Countryside braced for post-lockdown invasion

26 March, 2021​

Defra deaf on Hare Poaching

19 March, 2021

Public attitudes, politics and animals

12 March, 2021

Tesco offering a fake meat vs imported meat future would be a bleak scenario for our countryside

5 March, 2021

Phasing out lead: One year on

26 February, 2021

Protecting rural pubs

19 February, 2021

Are dogs for life, or for selfies?

12 February, 2021

Labour's damaging obsession

5 February, 2021

RSPCA retires as prosecutor

29 January, 2021

Wild Justice's failures mount

22 January, 2021

RSPCA changes for the better

15 January, 2021

Ensuring the countryside is protected 

8 January, 2021

Perverse pandemic priorities

18 December, 2020

RSPB and the Packham tendency

11 December, 2020

On the trail of the Kimblewick Hunt

4 December, 2020

Licences for Scottish grouse moors

27 November, 2020

The town that banned killing rats

20 November, 2020

Justice for wild bird control

13 November, 2020

Keeping the show on the road during lockdown

5 November, 2020

Wasteful Wild Justice

30 October, 2020

Covid need not close down the countryside

23 October, 2020

Hunts decide to move Boxing Day meets

16 October, 2020

The RSPB's unprincipled approach to shooting

9 October, 2020

Why is the RSPB throwing stones at shooting?

2 October, 2020

Concrete and plantations - Packham and Greens plan for Scotland's moors

25 September, 2020

Shooting and hunting can continue

18 September, 2020

It's about 'how', not 'if', hunting and shooting can continue

11 September, 2020

BBC clamps down on Packham

4 September, 2020

Autumn hunting: are you ready?

28 August, 2020

RSPB denies any wrongdoing

21 August, 2020

Tackling hare poaching

14 August, 2020

Bad news from the moors

7 August, 2020

RSPB sabotages hen harrier reintroduction

31 July, 2020

Lord Botham, Love Island and animal rights bullying

24 July, 2020

The Alliance secures the future of gamekeeping apprenticeships

17 July, 2020

A perfect storm of rubbish in the countryside

10 July, 2020

Challenging the perception of the countryside

3 July, 2020

Are you really OK?

26 June, 2020

Mountain Hare control in Scotland

19 June, 2020

Chaos over wildlife licences continues

12 June, 2020

Challenging urban mindsets

5 June, 2020

A puppy is not just for lockdown

29 May, 2020

A hopeful sign for hunts

22 May, 2020

Reopening the countryside

15 May, 2020

Shooting fake news

08 May, 2020

The countryside beyond covid

1 May, 2020

Celebrating hunt staff

24 April, 2020

The RSPB moves against shooting

17 April, 2020

Tree planting - the lessons of history

10 April, 2020

Packham challenged in court

3 April, 2020

Wading through these difficult times

27 March, 2020

Stronger when we listen, and smarter when we share

20 March, 2020

MP's to debate grouse shooting, again

13 March, 2020

A scathing judgment on animal rights extremists

6 March, 2020

Taking the lead on lead

28 February, 2020

Fighting the prejudice grouse moors now face

21 February, 2020

The Hunting Act 15 years on

14 Februry, 2020

Cleaning up the countryside

7 February, 2020

Shooting rejects illegal raptor killing

31 January, 2020

Authorities must take aggravated trespass seriously​

24 January, 2020

Standing up to anti-farming voices in the media

17 January, 2020

It has become a widely accepted position that Britain is more divided…​

10 January, 2020

Getting ready for Boxing Day 2019

20 December, 2019

Rural Votes Count

13 December, 2019

The BBC’s anti-meat agenda

6 December, 2019

Animal rights activists want to distract the political debate away from the real rural issues

29 November, 2019

Winning Game

22 November, 2019

Cambridge University Red Meat Ban: Flight of the Hypocrites

15 November, 2019

Increase in fly-tipping is rubbish

8 November, 2019

Making the rural vote count

1 November, 2019

Why rewilding is toxic in the countryside 

25 October, 2019

Nick Herbert MP is new Alliance Chairman

18 October, 2019

Your newsletter: Sabs and rebels aren’t solving the issues​

11 October, 2019

Bees beat badgers in latest polls

4 October, 2019

Council rejects Boxing Day hunt ban

27 September, 2019

Deer, cruelty and a £5000 award...

20 September, 2019

Pigeons, corvids and the future...

13 September, 2019

Pheasants head to Hong Kong in landmark deal

6th September, 2019

Labour returns to class war in the countryside

30 August, 2019

Nothing seems certain except the uncertainty. The politcal look ahead

23 August, 2019

A week of misinformation and class war driven politics​

16 August, 2019

#PuffinGate: Our mission to challenge false journalism

9 August, 2019

Simon Hart steps down as Chairman

2 August, 2019

The new PM’s commitments to the countryside

26 July, 2019

Captive & controlled

19 July, 2019

For the love of hounds

12 July, 2019

The Politics of Prejudice strikes again

5 July, 2019

Conservative leadership candidates must listen to rural Britain

28 June, 2019

The ultimate prize of the countryside

23 June, 2019

Defra reissues licences for pigeon and corvid control​

14 June, 2019

Hope for Hen Harriers

7 June, 2019

Meet the 2019 Rural Oscars Champions

31 May, 2019

Grafton trial sealed with a kiss

24th May, 2019

Common sense Council vote is welcome news

17th May, 2019

Pigeons could join the 'quarry list'

10th May, 2019

Averting a General Licence crisis

3rd May, 2019

Natural England causes chaos with General Licence decision

25th April, 2019

No justice from the BBC

18th April, 2019

Keeping our Countryside Clean

12th April, 2019

Lies, damn lies and petitions

5th April, 2019

Tackling criminals in the countryside

29th March, 2019

Hunting and Hen Harriers

22nd March, 2019

The race must go on

15th March, 2019

Join our Countryside Clean Up

8th March, 2019

Environmentalist nominated as Natural England Chair

1st March, 2019

The next battle for hunting

22nd February, 2019

Charity Commission lacks enforcement

15th Feburary, 2019

BBC shows its bias once again

8th February, 2019

Celebrating another successful shooting season

1st February, 2019

Packham hampers BBC progress

January 25th, 2019

High standards essential to protect shooting

Scottish Government turns on hunting

Gove’s speech points to challenging year ahead

Counting on your support this Boxing Day

Animal rights petitions shrink when subject to public scrutiny

Politics, principle and hunting in Scotland

A tribute to Jill Grieve

Now Government must get a grip on firearms licensing chaos

Game, by Royal Approval

Action plan to combat illegal coursing

Science proves Hunting Act is ineffective

Perception trumps welfare when the media talk wildlife management

All over the country hunts are welcoming new followers this week as part of National Newcomers’ Week

How is hacking emails charitable?

Brexit, Boris and Badgers

Mixed messages from Labour on rural pursuits

Welsh Labour shoots itself in foot

The Future of farming and the countryside

The RSPCA, the BBC and trial by media

Hunting and shooting targeted online

Have Labour still not learned the lesson on animal rights?

Keeping the 12th Glorious

A bright future for hunting

RSPB use hen harrier death to attack shooting

Chris Packham takes cash for BBC access


Labour opposes pheasant shooting in Wales

Why ‘rewilding’ is the wrong debate

Moorland blaze must not be misrepresented

Badgers block the road to common sense

The rise of the British mammal

Were you sabbed by the police?

The ‘warped’ philosophy of animal rights extremists

The way forward for shooting

Bringing the RSPCA to heel

Farming is for food

Chris Packham, the BBC and a death threat

Rural heroes celebrated in Parliament

Defra’s worrying priorities

Firearms legislation: The good, the bad and the ugly

Ban on electronic collars could set dangerous precedent

Can Labour reconnect with the countryside?

Government must listen to shooters before acting on firearm licensing

Two hunt prosecutions fail

Tesco prefers pirates to foxhunters

Research shows hunting is irrelevant to Scottish voters

New faces in vital rural leadership

Labour’s priorities at odds with countryside

Vegan propaganda turns nasty

Celebrating another successful shooting season

Concerns over Animal Welfare Bill grow


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