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The boys and girls from Sedbergh School run their own pheasant shoot. It’s a project that introduces them to conservation, wildlife and the great outdoors. Enthusiastically backed by staff, parents and locals, they put on several shoot days throughout the season. There’s a waiting list of kids to join the shoot. We join them for a day.

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