England’s government is considering a lead ban. That’s despite a voluntary phase-out by 2025 promised by shooting and countryside organisations last year. According to The Daily Telegraph, the Environment Agency doesn’t think the phase-out is moving quickly enough. According to a media release, the agency and the Health and Safety Executive will spend the next […]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wbq6eVJQXE Tim Pilbeam’s buddy Tristan wants to find out how animals react to being shot. Tristan is measuring cortisol, to see whether different bullets cause different levels of stress.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-RxcKlLigI Top military tailor Jonathan Macintyre has a shop in Wellington Barracks, SW1 and, as well as making military uniforms, he makes shooting shooting suits. Here’s how he does it. For more about Jonathan, visit JMCleanCutTailoring.comClick here for Jonathan’s views on shooting clothing sizing.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=INTg99oyVKE Predictions of doom and gloom have been hitting the headlines since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016. How many of them have come true? For the gun trade at least, there have been mixed results since the actual break up at the start of 2021. One of the initial issues […]
It’s the science behind hunting and shooting this week, as we look at stress in deer plus we have a barney over whether lead shot is actually bad for you. Tim Pilbeam and his mate Tristan are out stalking, because Tristan is measuring stress levels in hunted deer. He explains his research. Meanwhile, Mark Crudgington […]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8ESYdtbpu4 Here are the links:Police drop charges over ‘buzzard’ shoot – Yorkshire PostNational Trust slammed for deer cull – National TrustSGA seeks signatures for online campaign – Fieldsports NewsAnglers take government to court over river pollution – Fieldsports NewsWelfare of fish ‘needs protecting’ says group linked to PM’s fiancée – Fieldsports NewsKent police issue warning […]
Fish Legal and the Angling Trust are taking DEFRA and the Environment Agency to court over river pollution for a second time. Together with the WWF, the anglers accuse the government of dragging its feet in tackling agricultural pollution of England’s rivers, streams and lakes. In a statement on its website, the trust says the […]