The RSPB – Britain’s new gamekeeper?

 The RSPB wants to get a job as the nation’s gamekeeper. It looks like it wants to get rid of all the other gamekeepers, too. At its AGM on Saturday 26 October 2019, Kevin Cox, chair ofthe RSPB Council announced that the organisation would be reviewing its policy on game bird shooting and ‘associated […]

Fieldsports Britain – fabulous pheasants among friends

You can’t beat the banter on a shoot day. Andy Crow, Jason Doyle and Charlie Jacoby head to Bedfordshire for the Jack Pyke pheasant shoot at Paul Childerley’s place. Expect laughter, tears, and watch David shoot (with commentary from Crow). That’s the fun part of this week’s show. David is on the News Stump and […]

Want to save giraffes? Buy them

Want to save giraffes? Buy them

Anti-hunters are good at whingeing about hunting tourism, which provides most of the money for wildlife conservation in the developing world. But will they put their hands in their pockets to save giraffes by buying them, in the same way that hunters do? That’s the challenge from the Nordic Safari Club. NSC communications officer Jens […]

Is a Midland Game Fair rescue underway?

Is a Midland Game Fair rescue underway?

One of the companies connected with the organisers of the Midland Game Fair may be saved by its lenders or investors in a ‘pre-pack administration’. Meanwhile, creditors are worried they will receive no payment for providing services to the show and other country shows, which include the Lowther Show, Highclere Country Show, Sussex Country Show […]