Wild game sales soar as alternative to Christmas turkey

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With supplies of turkey limited this Christmas after a labour shortage forced poultry farmers to cut production by a fifth, a growing number of people are turning to wild British game as an alternative. Wild game specialist Wild and Game…

Only the best by Boss & Co.

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For nearly 200 years, Boss & Co has stood at the apex of the Holy Trinity of London gunmakers. A privately-owned business since its inception in 1812, it has unwaveringly and resolutely remained true to its company strapline: ‘Builders…

Woodcock Conservation on the Shoot

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Written by Mike Swan, GWCT Head of Education The cry “Woodcock” gets everyone on the shoot excited, and no wonder, we are all fascinated by this elusive and enigmatic bird. We may consider it a game bird, but really it is a wader, more…

Regulatory burden on shooting needs resetting

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‘Microregulation’ of shooting is being prioritised over crucial restoration and enhancement projects, according to a new paper by leading rural and shooting organisations. Published by the Aim to Sustain partnership the white paper,…

GWCT draw offers ‘prize of a lifetime’

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You could win an AYA shotgun worth £11,900 plus an exclusive invitation to shoot driven wild grey partridge at the famous Floors Castle, described in The Field as the greatest partridge shoot in Scotland in the latest Game and Wildlife Conservation…

Donation to the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust

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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…

OLIAMI cherishes GWCT Scottish Game Fair experience

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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…

BASC serves up Eat Game concept and awards

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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…

Canals and towpaths fly green flag for quality

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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 Missing Salmon Alliance is the lead partner bringing ‘Salmon School’ to the heart of COP26

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The Missing Salmon Alliance leads a global coalition to bring the art installation Salmon School to the heart of the COP26 Summit in Glasgow. The art installation, Salmon School, is a community engagement project by the internationally renowned…