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E.J. Churchill at The Swinton Estate – Visit the website here

Location: E.J. Churchill Shooting Ground Fearby Cross, Masham, Near Ripon HG4 4NE – Phone: 01765 357997 | 07958 265250

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Hazel Bank Shooting Ground

Location: Boroughbridge Rd, Knaresborough HG5 0QQ – Phone: 07852 785590

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The Big Shoot – Visit the website here

Location: Fearby Cross, Fearby, Ripon HG4 4NE – Phone: 0844 745 5008

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River Test

Water company faces prosecution

Southern Water is facing a private prosecution for polluting the River Test. Environmental organisation Fish Legal has served summons on the water company with charges relating to pollution entering the Test from an outfall operated by Southern Water at Nursling Industrial Estate near Southampton. The world-renowned River Test is a…

Young pheasant poults

Government body issuing illegal advice, claims BASC

BASC has accused Defra of issuing illegal advice to cull hundreds of thousands of gamebirds. The shooting organisation has criticised new Defra guidance that suggests the killing of gamebirds as a response to a growing animal welfare crisis in the countryside, caused by changes to rules around the release of…

Holland & Holland Noble

The Holland & Holland Noble presented at The Game Fair

The new Holland & Holland Noble was presented at The Game Fair in July and attracted many comments and much admiration. The over-and-under is one of the first new releases since the world-famous gunmakers were purchased by Beretta Holding in February 2021. (Read our news story on the event here.)…

Pointer and Setter Champion Stake

Results of the Pointer and Setter Champion Stake 2023

Bollihope Moor is an ideal location for setter trials. The grounds are superbly managed by Head Keeper Peter Fawcett, and his team. The combination of closely cropped and long heather provides a diverse terrain for the dogs to navigate. There are wide flat areas that allow dogs to get out…

Tick

Government warns of new disease threat from ticks

Stalkers and shooters are largely aware of the risks posed by tick-borne Lyme disease, but a new health threat has emerged in the form of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), prompting the UK Government to issue a warning. Recent reports confirm the presence of TBE in ticks found in various regions, including…

grouse moor

Grouse numbers – how are they looking?

In recent years, grouse shooting across Britain has been a bit of a mute affair. There have been days here and there and reasonable bags have been shot, but it’s tended to be a far cry from the boom years of the mid-2010s, when 400-brace days were pretty standard on…

man with shotgun and spaniel

Number of shotgun licence holders is now in decline

The latest Home Office statistics on gun licensing have now become available. Running until 31 March 2023, the annual statistics offer an intriguing insight into the health of gun ownership in the UK. The latest figures show a 4% decrease year on year in the number of shotgun certificate holders,…

keeper on grouse moor

Grouse shooting leases will not be renewed by United Utilities

Shooting Times understands that United Utilities, Britain’s biggest water company and also Britain’s largest corporate landowner, is going to end grouse shooting across its 56,000-hectare holding by way of not renewing any grouse shooting leases when they come to an end. Anti-grouse shooting campaigners, including Luke Steele, the executive director…

falconry

65 things you didn’t know about The Game Fair

To mark The Game Fair’s 65th anniversary, we have compiled a fun list of 65 things you may not know about the festival of the great British Countryside. This year, the hugely popular event is being held 28-30 July at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. The event was originally co-founded by…

duck flighting

 

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