Mike Yardley tests a Laura Bosis-finished Rizzini over-and-under 20-bore and pronounces it a first-class gun by any standards as well as being good value for money.

Mike Robinson has an Alpine salad offering for the summer months.

Deirdre Shields lists 10 butterfly species that have declined over the past 40 years.

Many of the UK’s butterflies are under threat but, thanks to Butterfly Conservation, it is not all doom and gloom. Deirdre Shields is all of a flutter.

There are stirrings in the hedgerows as the peak season for first pheasant and then partridge hatching gets under way. With this comes the biggest dilemma in low-ground wild game…