BASC to commence legal challenge against Defra

BASC has announced today (7 June) a decision to prepare legal proceedings against Defra over its withdrawal of the general licence that allows the release of gamebirds in certain areas of England.

The UK’s largest shooting organisation has instructed lawyers to begin the process that will seek permission from the High Court to bring a Judicial Review of Defra’s decision to withdraw General Licence 43 (GL43).

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Join us for the ‘Best In The Field’ Clay Shoot 

BASC’s inaugural Best In The Field Clay Shoot is a competition with a difference, with targets set to replicate live quarry shooting.

A new initiative for this year, BASC’s Best In The Field Clay Shoot takes place on 19 and 20 August at Sporting Targets near Riseley in Bedfordshire.

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Get set for The Game Fair – BASC members get complimentary entry

The Game Fair returns on 28-30 July and BASC has a huge presence on all three days. Don’t forget, BASC members get complimentary entry.

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Latest wildfire reinforces the importance of muirburn

The latest devastating wildfire near Cannich highlights exactly why muirburn is vital in reducing large-scale wildfire spread, says Peter Clark.

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BASC podcast out now

This month’s episode of the BASC podcast sees Tom Evans talking to BASC staff from around the UK about their work and upcoming events.

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Have you responded to the Welsh Gamebird consultation?

Game shooting in Wales is under attack. Everyone in the UK needs to act now by saying no to proposals to restrict gamebird releasing in Wales.

If the proposals are implemented, gamebird releasing will be restricted and only allowed under licence, giving an anti-shooting Welsh Government the power to shut down game shooting in Wales.

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