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BASC raises opposition to Welsh Government ban on snares

BASC is calling on the Welsh Government to present the evidence that supports their proposal to ban the use of snares. The call to legislate against snares has been included in a raft of proposals by the Welsh Government in their official response to the Agriculture (Wales) White Paper. This BASC Wales director Steve Griffiths,… Read more »

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BASC Ladies’ Star of Shooting awards 2021 open for nominations

BASC is pleased to announce that nominations to the annual BASC Ladies’ Star of Shooting awards have now opened. In recognition of outstanding contributions and support to ladies’ shooting the awards enter their fifth successful year. After the outstanding success of last year’s awards we will have the same three categories this year: Target Shooting… Read more »

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Lib Dems devastate Labour in Redcar
General election 2010: Lib Dems take Redcar with shock 21.8% swing

By Catherine Stevenson The Liberal Democrats have routed Labour in Redcar, ousting Vera Baird with an enormous 21.8% swing. Lib Dem Ian Swale took 45% of the vote, despite the fact Redcar has been traditionally viewed as a core Labour heartland constituency. The popularity of government has plummeted here. The constituency was hit hard recently… Read more »

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The Tories saw a 13.2% swing against the Lib Dems
General election 2010: Tories boot out Lembit Opik

By Matthew West The Conservatives have taken the seat of Montgomeryshire, pushing out the Lib Dem candidate Lembit Opik. Mr Opik has been a prominent MP, not always to everyone’s taste, and is the first big name politician to lose his seat. The Conservatives would not have expected to have taken the seat but it… Read more »