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Grouse in flight

Parliament will discuss the future of driven grouse shooting on 21 June. The much delayed debate follows a petition to ban the sport launched by Chris Packham’s Wild Justice group…

Lead shot

The major shooting organisations have decided to endorse a move away from lead shot to alternatives. Since lead shot has been used for centuries we know a great deal about…