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BASC bites – a monthly snap-shot of our work

The examples below give a snapshot of our most recent work.
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In June we:


Firearms enquiries this month

Member’s offers and services

Politics and policy

Conservation and land management

Events, courses and meetings

  • Held our BASC Annual General Meeting, where three new BASC Council members were elected.
  • Published details of a DSC1 course taking place in Northern Ireland over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
  • Attended the Essex Food and Farming Day, where we introduced 3,000 school children and teachers to deer management.
  • Hosted a Ladies Simulated Game Day along with Round Lodge Sporting at Catton Hall, Derbyshire.
  • Visited Glenham Hall in Suffolk and arranged for a number of our future Gundog Training Days to be held in their grounds.
  • Held a BASC gundog test, in conjunction with Forth and Clyde Working Gundogs, in Fife.
  • Attended the Royal Cornwall show and introduced 235 people to shooting sports on the ST-2 Shooting Simulator.
  • Provided support at a joint British Deer Society and BASC Young shots deer event in South Lakes, Cumbria.
  • Held Safe Shot assessments for 40 gamekeepers in Inverness-shire.
  • Attended The Country Show at Harewood House, West Yorkshire, where we introduced 650 people to shooting sports via our coaching lines and the ST-2 Simulator.
  • Attended the Annual General Meeting of the Essex Joint Council of Wildfowlers to discuss all matters relating to Wildfowling in Essex.
  • Attended The Kenilworth Show, Warwickshire, hosting the BASC main stand and coaching lines.
  • Met Cheshire National Farmers Union, to discuss upcoming events and prospective shooting opportunities for BASC members.
  • Provided gamekeeping students at Highland College Thurso, with the chance to carry out their Safe Shot assessments.
  • Delivered Firearms Awareness Courses in Cambridgeshire, Cirencester and Humberside.
  • Held Young Shots days at Thimbleby Shooting Ground, and Mitton Estate, Northumberland.
  • Delivered Pre-DSC 1 and DSC 1 courses in Devon, Trochy, Essex and Keswick.
  • Held a Gamekeeping Experience weekend in Penrith Cumbria, with Newton Rigg College.
  • Attended the Myerscough College open day and country fair in Preston and arranged for the Myerscough College students to visit Cumbria.
  • Coached 75 Scout Leaders at a shotgun training day in Essex.


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