Chris Hart: Devon & Cornwall gun grab case study by Deborah Hadfield and Charlie Jacoby  Stories are piling up of legal shooters in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset, with decades of blameless firearms ownership behind them, getting a knock on the door in darkness from armed police who have come to revoke their certificates and seize their guns. Most shooters agree to surrender their […]

Hunting high-speed boar Tim Pilbeam gets to go on one of the great driven hunts of his life. It’s like Disney has opened the door to the animal park, as deer and boar bound in front of him. He is in Sweden as a guest of gunsight company Aimpoint, and he gets to use their latest kit […]

Regulator criticises Packham’s fundraising for Isle of Wight Zoo

The Fundraising Regulator has criticised Chris Packham over fundraising claims he made for a zoo on the Isle of Wight. The regulator investigated two complaints that the Wildheart Trust, a registered charity, made false claims in its 2020 fundraising appeal for money to look after five tigers and two lions at its Isle of Wight […]

Trophy imports ban ‘not on government timetable’

The Tory politician pushing through the ban on trophy imports admits it is not in the Government’s timetable. Fears among animal rights extremists that a trophy imports ban bill will not go in front of MPs at Westminster appear to be true if Zac Goldsmith, DEFRA minister and old Etonian friend of prime minister Boris […]