Sir Jackie Stewart Classic – a DTL shoot with a difference by James Marchington Legendary Formula One racing driver Sir Jackie Stewart OBE was a top international clay pigeon champion, sponsored by Eley cartridges, before he took up motor racing. So when he created the Sir Jackie Stewart Challenge, to celebrate his life and raise funds for the charity Race Against Dementia, he insisted on […]

Scottish foxhunting ban update

by Deborah Hadfield The Scottish Countryside Alliance is appealing to the Scottish government not to ignore its evidence during the passage of the Hunting with Dogs Bill. The bill is making its way through committee stages at Holyrood.In its current form, it will have the greatest impact on landowners who rely on hounds to flush […]

Bird flu update – effect on 2022/23 UK shooting season

by Deborah Hadfield Bird flu is bad news for game farmers and shooters who face a dire season ahead. There were more than 100 recorded cases of avian influenza in the UK during the winter of 2021/2022. As reported in Fieldsports News, outbreaks of avian flu in the UK and France have pushed up the […]

FORM Rifle Stocks – factory film How does FORM Rifle Stocks make its custom stocks and grips for rifles, airguns and handguns? Peter McGregor, who founded the Devon-based company in 2017, explains the process, and talks about what FORM can do to make a great gun better. More from FORM Rifle Stocks here:

Police plan to price shooters out of gun certificates

Exeter Crown Court could set a nasty legal precedent in October 2023. If Devon deerstalker Andrew Andrew loses his gun certificate appeal, police throughout the UK could revoke certificates without reason. In August 2021, Andrew had his firearm and shotgun certificates renewed. A few days later, armed police came to his house at night and […]


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