We received 3224 membership telephone enquiries and 708 requests for advice to our firearms helpline during December- just part of the work we do.
2016 has been a challenging year for your association but despite this there were significant achievements and we look forward to building on these in 2017. I would like to thank you for your continued support and making this possible.
A snapshot of BASC have achieved in 2016. A membership of over 148,000 know the value of BASC.
Coronation Street actor Charlie Lawson has helped BASC get into the Christmas spirit by sending season’s greetings on behalf of the organisation.
Members who are owners of land will have received a statutory form from the Assessors requiring them to identify and describe their land and, if appropriate, what sort of shooting or stalking has taken place in the past. We are advising members to fill out these...
Airgun owners without a certificate after 31 December could face prison and a fine.
Amateur photographers are being encouraged to highlight a great shoot day.
Dr Therese Coffey reaffirmed the government’s manifesto commitment that it has no intention to ban driven grouse shooting.
MPs drew on evidence contained within BASC’s white paper on grouse shooting.
BASC criticises inflammatory and far-fetched claims made by the RSPB and the Scottish Raptor Studies Group.