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BASC supports judicial review of buzzard decision

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

 Alan Jarrett, Chairman of BASC, commented on the news that a gamekeeper is seeking judicial review of a decision by Natural England to...

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BASC welcomes evidence-based firearms fees proposals

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

Government proposals to increase the fee for the grant of a shotgun certificate from £50 to £79.50 with proportionate increases in other licensing fees have been welcomed as fair by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). If agreed these will be the first increases in fees for 13 years.

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Watch out for woodcock and wigeon

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

BASC members are being asked to use a revolutionary online mapping system to record the arrival of migratory species such as woodcock and...

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Bird flu outbreak in East Yorkshire

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

Derfra’s animal health laboratory at Weybridge has just confirmed that the outbreak in East Yorkshire is the H5N8 strain. The advice from the Chief Medical Officer and Public Health England remains that the risk to public health is very low. The Food Standards Agency have said there is no food safety risk for consumers.

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BASC bites – a monthly snap-shot of our work

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

A snap-shot of our work in October 2014.

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BASC welcomes Department of Justice decision on EU Firearms Directive

Posted on Nov 13, 2014

The UK’s largest shooting organisation, The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has welcomed the Northern Ireland...

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