youngshots_badgeBASC are hosting a Young Shots introductory day at Commonwood Fishery, near Wrexham, next month.

The programme includes introductions to shotgun shooting, airgun shooting, coarse fishing and a gundog demonstration. The activities will be led by qualified coaches who are experts in their field.

Gary Ashton, BASC Wales director, said: “We recently introduced 150 pupils to shooting from a nearby school. It is a really safe and fun way for young people to experience something they may not usually try.”

The event, on June 2, is open to all eight to 18-year-olds and costs £20 per person, which includes equipment and coaching. Lunch is not included.

Bookings can be made online by following this link For further information, contact BASC Wales on 01244573029.

Garry Doolan

Garry Doolan is BASC’s deputy director of communications and public affairs. He has more than 20 years experience of journalism and the media. He joined the organisation in 2016 and is a keen shooter and beater, with his springer spaniel Quincy.

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