BASC challenges police spot checks.

The UK's largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has challenged a North Wales Police plan to carry out spot checks on legally held firearms and ammunition in breach of Government guidelines and without consulting stakeholders.

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PCCs lead to firearms payment confusion.

Shotgun and firearm certificate holders and applicants are being urged to check payment details for their local police firearms licensing department because the introduction of Police and Crime Commissioners has led to changes across the country.

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BASC present to British Pest Control Association

In recent months regional director Dan Reynolds has worked with the British Pest Control Association (BCPA) as part of their continuing professional development (CPD) programme to keep practicing pest control professionals up to date with the legal requirements of firearms security.

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New Pigeon Courses in the Midlands

The one day course is aimed at increasing participants? skills and enjoyment and helping people to stay safe and within the law. The course will cover; ? Pigeon shooting and the law ? Gun safety ? Woodpigeon shooting (decoying, flighting and roost shooting) ? Dangers in the field ? Guns and cartridges ? Pattern testing and range judging ? Decoying patterns ? Carcass preparation

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Top tips to help market shoots.

Country Sports South West (CSSW) and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) have published an online marketing guide for shoots.

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BASC criticises IPCC over Durham Police report.

The UK's largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has criticised the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) after a report highlighting Durham Police's failings in the handling of Michael Atherton, who shot dead three family members and then himself, was shown to the press months before it is expected to be made public.

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