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Donation to the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust

FOUR of the gamekeeping community’s key membership organisations recently donated £1,100.00 to the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust (GWT), saying on social media “This charity gives fantastic assistance to those who do the hard yards to manage the countryside on our behalf.” The donation came about as a result of Wild Justice’s attempt to judicial review England’s […]

OLIAMI cherishes GWCT Scottish Game Fair experience

Luxury retailer OLIAMI has an exciting few months ahead of it following a successful and enjoyable time as sponsor of the Main Ring at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair last month. The company, which has stores in Auchterarder and Edinburgh’s bustling Multrees Walk, stocks beautiful hand-selected brands for discerning ladies, including Holland Cooper, Fairfax & […]

BASC serves up Eat Game concept and awards

Nominations for the 2021 Eat Game Awards have opened following the official unveiling of the Eat Game initiative by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). The Eat Game Awards will embark on a national search to find those businesses and individuals championing the use of British wild game. The Eat Game initiative replaces […]

Canals and towpaths fly green flag for quality

The Canal & River Trust – which runs the ‘have a go fishing’ at The Game Fair, has revealed that 40 new miles of waterway, including iconic locks and urban canals, have been awarded prestigious Green Flag status by Keep Britain Tidy. Despite the impacts of the pandemic on plans and volunteering activities, the Trust […]

Fish Legal mounts legal challenge against Environment Agency

Ahead of World Rivers Day on Sunday 26th September, Fish Legal issued the below letter before action to the Environment Agency following the publication of a regulatory position statement that allows sewage discharges, which would otherwise be unlawful, due to supply chain failures in waste water treatment processing linked to Brexit and Covid. “The Environment […]

Wild game set for Christmas menu

With concerns over turkey supplies this Christmas, it’s time to pick a more interesting festive centrepiece – wild game. And that’s now easier than ever, with specialist supplier Wild and Game launching its range of game-focused festive hampers, three of which include a duck, turkey and guinea fowl three bird roast (the fourth has a […]

Scottish deer plan launched at show

A partnership to place communities at the centre of efforts to manage deer on publicly owned land in Scotland was unveiled at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair last weekend y a partnership of eleven leading deer management stakeholders. Eleven leading deer management stakeholders want to see ‘community integrated deer management’ by establishing more opportunities for […]

A win for the Welsh in the 40-Bird clay competition

It was a successful opening day for Welshman Nigel Hart who won the 40-bird competition at the 32nd GWCT Scottish Game Fair, taking place on Friday 24 September at Scone Palace, Perthshire. Coming all the way from Monmouthshire, clay shooting coach Nigel shot a very impressive 39×40 before scoring 7×8 in the shoot-off against Ian […]