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BASC respond to the England Deer Strategy

Following the publication of the England Deer Management Strategy, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) head of deer management Martin Edwards said: “The government’s commitment to tackling the growing deer population in the UK is commendable. However, it will only succeed if it has the support of every deer manager, the majority of… Read more »

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Northern Ireland Police Service declares Firearms and Explosives Branch “critical incident”

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has declared a “critical incident” due to protracted backlogs of applications within its firearms licensing department.  A critical incident is defined as “Any incident where the effectiveness of the police response is likely to have a significant impact on the confidence of the victim, their family or the community”. The… Read more »

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Three injured in Northern ireland car bomb
Car bomb in Northern Ireland

By Sasjkia Otto Three people including an elderly woman were taken to hospital after a car bomb exploded outside a police station in Northern Ireland last night. Dissident republicans are thought to be responsible for the attack, but nobody has claimed responsibility. The bomb went off in Newtownhamilton around 11.25 after Belfast hospital received a… Read more »