Bolt-Action Rifles: the Last 100 Years

Charlie Jacoby is off with his son and two cousins – all of them descendants of World War I sniper Major Hesketh-Prichard – to find out about the rifles used in the trenches. WMS Firearms gives them a ‘historic firearms’ day that tracks the story of the bolt-action rifle from before the First World War […]

Fieldsports Britain – Man Shot in Pigeon Hide Accident

Alfie Oldring started his day looking forward to a day’s pigeon shooting. He ended it in hospital, fighting for his life. His pigeon-shooting buddy accidentally shot him in the stomach. But Alfie’s problems were only just starting. His injuries were barely covered by his shooting association insurance. Fieldsports Channel reporter Alex Howell looks at this […]

Shooting accidents – when insurers don’t pay out

When Alfie Oldring was shot in the stomach in an accident in a pigeon hide, he thought his shooting association insurance would pay out for temporary injury or loss of earnings. He was wrong. Here is what five shooting organisations cover: BASC: Permanent injury, not temporary injury The insurance package that comes with BASC membership […]

Farmers call for Packham probe

Farmers call for Packham probe

BBC TV presenter Chris Packham’s impartiality is in question again after he called for a weedkiller ban. The NFU wants clarification from the BBC about his role after Packham called for a ban on glyphosate. The Springwatch host used Twitter to promote a link that has a petition to ban the weedkiller and critics the […]


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