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BASC cooks up a storm with colleges across the country

BASC’s wild food team is celebrating educating more than 700 members of the next generation of chefs about game meat in the last year. BASC has worked with 36 colleges across the UK since early 2021 to highlight the field to fork journey of game meat to students and staff and to highlight and promote… Read more »

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Calderdale birdsong featured in new therapeutic recordings

The songs of moorland bird species have been recorded in the Calderdale area as part of a new campaign to provide their unique sounds to local care homes. The Moorland Chorus recording will be used as a therapeutic tool for those no longer able to easily access the uplands. Organised by the British Association for Shooting and… Read more »

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Jack Straw looks to clean-up the House of Lords
Emergency clean-up of the Lords underway

By Blaine Williams An emergency ‘clean-up’ of the Lords is underway with Jack Straw, justice secretary, bringing forward new legislation to bring Lords regulation more into line with that of MPs. The new legislation will force all peers to be permanent residents of the UK and pay full British tax. The move will mean that… Read more »

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‘Cash for amendments’ peers may face expulsion

By Blaine Williams Lady Royall has hinted that the four peers embroiled in the ‘cash for amendments’ scandal could face suspension or even expulsion. In an article for The Guardian the leader of the House of Lords, Lady Royall, said she may introduce emergency sanctions against those involved if they are found to be guilty…. Read more »