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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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BNP leader Nick Griffin and activist Mark Collett have been found not guilty of inciting racial hatred
BNP leader not guilty of inciting racial hate

British National Party (BNP) leader Nick Griffin and activist Mark Collett have been found not guilty of inciting racial hatred. The jury in their trial in Leeds crown court unanimously found the pair not guilty of six charges. In the wake of the decision, chancellor Gordon Brown said the law might need to be “looked… Read more »

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A storm has erupted over an allegedly racist email reportedly sent by a Tory councillor
Tories suspend candidate after ‘racist’ email

The Conservative party has suspended one of its councillors and prospective parliamentary candidates after allegations she sent an “offensive” email. The Liberal Democrats referred Ellenor Bland to the Commission of Racial Equality (CRE) earlier today, following an email the party claims contained an “inflammatory” poem. “It is totally unacceptable for elected representatives to be distributing… Read more »