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Winners announced for BASC Ladies’ 2021 Star of Shooting Awards

The three winners of the 2021 BASC Ladies’ Star of Shooting Awards have been announced. For the second year, the awards were split into three categories: Target Shooting, Game and Gamekeeping, and Field to Fork. More than 100 nominations were received. Laura Boswell, from Northamptonshire, took the Target Shooting category, Zoe Roper-Smith, from Norfolk, the… Read more »

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Firearms licensing service improved after criticism

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 »

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Comment: The most tedious debate leaves Clegg still winning
Comment: The most tedious debate leaves Clegg still winning

The debates have become increasingly tedious, which is to Clegg’s advantage. Voters will just remember the first one. By Ian Dunt The Brown brand is irretrievably damaged. I doubt yesterday’s ridiculous media frenzy has done any damage because there was nothing left to damage. As it happens, I though Brown performed on the upper levels… Read more »

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Cure The NHS wants to help similar groups across Britain
Stafford NHS campaigners go national

By Alex Stevenson A small group of campaigners who have sought change at Stafford hospital are launching a bid to help others set up similar pressure groups. Cure The NHS was founded two years ago after the first revelations about poor standards at Mid-Staffordshire primary care trust emerged. Its founder, Julie Bailey, and a group… Read more »