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BASC’s scholarship programme opens for 2022 applications

Applications for BASC’s legacy funded scholarship programme aimed at supporting further education opportunities in conservation, land management and gamekeeping have opened for the 2022 intake. The scholarship is directed at assisting students wanting to progress their education in the land management sector. Scholarships this year are in memory of Mr Herbert Heywood, who kindly left… Read more »

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Rural mental health inquiry must account for gamekeepers and shooting, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has raised the importance of recognising the challenges faced by gamekeepers and the physical and mental health benefits of shooting within the Environment Food Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee’s mental health inquiry. The wide-ranging inquiry launched in November 2021 will set out recommendations about how the government can… Read more »

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David Cameron says he has been "reasonable" over his expenses
Cameron to appear before Tory expenses panel

By staff David Cameron will appear before the scrutiny panel his party set up to examine MPs facing questions over the ongoing allowances crisis. The Conservative leader insisted last night his behaviour had been “very reasonable” after it was suggested he could have saved taxpayers £22,000. In 2001 Mr Cameron bought a second home… Read more »