The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has been made aware that several firearms licensing departments that had previously stopped grant applications have revised their policy after criticism from BASC, press coverage and intervention by MPs. Licensing departments in North Yorkshire, Thames Valley, Kent and Northamptonshire had all previously announced that grant applications for… Read more »
Tony Juniper, chair of Natural England, had the opportunity to see first-hand the conservation efforts of wildfowling clubs when he visited the Lytham & District Wildfowling Association (LDWA). Accompanied by staff from the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), Tony took part in a conservation walk around the club’s land at the mouth of… Read more »
While the government praises the London 2012 Paralympics and Paralympians for their ‘can do’ attitude, it is busy withdrawing all the support and disability benefits that helped them become sporting heroes in the first place.
Campaigners Disabled people against cuts and UK Uncut are planning a week of action against Atos Healthcare at the Paralympic Games to fight the government’s handling of welfare cuts.