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Two thousand schoolchildren ‘learn moor’

More than 2,000 schoolchildren were treated to an upland educational experience during this year’s Let’s Learn Moor events. Talks and interactive presentations were provided by those who live and work in the uplands including gamekeepers, farmers, conservationists, local organisations and the emergency services. Now in its fifth year the project continues to offer local schools… Read more »

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Government trophy hunting inquiry a win for conservation, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has described the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry into the Government’s Animals Abroad Bill as a ‘win for conservation’. The EFRA Select Committee’s inquiry announced today (2 July) that they will look at the government’s proposals on so-called ‘trophy hunting’ and whether the… Read more »

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Co-habiting couples should not receive similar legal guarantees as married couples, the Conservative’s Centre for Social Justice has said. The Iain Duncan Smith-led thinktank, whose ideas have had a firm impact on David Cameron’s family policies, came out against the idea after the Law Commission suggested people should be able to claim financial support from… Read more »