Major gamekeeping college to close

One of the UK’s premier gamekeeping colleges is to shut. Newton Rigg in Cumbria is the only college with its own grousemoor. Askham Bryan College has announced a proposal to close its Newton Rigg Campus at the end of the next academic year in summer 2021. The Newton Rigg Gamekeeping Department released a statement saying […]

Irish U-turn on pigeonshooting ban

Ireland has reversed changes to the longstanding derogation on Pigeon shooting. This gives back permission to tillage farmers and cereal growers to protect their crops from pigeon damage. Earlier in May 2020, Ireland banned pigeonshooting from 31 May to 1 September. Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht  Josepha Madigan ordered the end of summer […]


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