The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has been made aware that several firearms licensing departments that had previously stopped grant applications have revised their policy after criticism from BASC, press coverage and intervention by MPs. Licensing departments in North Yorkshire, Thames Valley, Kent and Northamptonshire had all previously announced that grant applications for… Read more »
Tony Juniper, chair of Natural England, had the opportunity to see first-hand the conservation efforts of wildfowling clubs when he visited the Lytham & District Wildfowling Association (LDWA). Accompanied by staff from the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), Tony took part in a conservation walk around the club’s land at the mouth of… Read more »
After the annual outcry about increases in train fares has died down, we take a look at the reasons why train fares always go up.
Ed Balls effectively rules out rail nationalisation from the Labour manifesto, just hours after it emerged the party’s policy supremo complained of the “profound dead hand at the centre” of the party