The Year of the Gamekeeper

Young Shots Journalist looks at the Year of the Gamekeeper and how important it is for us to support the keepers and GWT.

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Gamekeeping: A Forward-Looking Job for the Next Generation?

Young Shots Journalist talks about gamekeeping as a profession for the next generation, how attractive it remains for those enjoying the outdoors and how rewarding it is, regardless the hardships involved in it.

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Farm shoot…with Mark Newham

Young Shots Journalist Edward Lyon interviews a young shoot manager and friend, Mark Newman, about his experience of running a pheasant shoot.

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Mind your head…

BASC Young Shots Journalist Euan Trower talks with Stephanie Berkeley from the Farm Safety Foundation about the extremely important, and often overlooked, issue of mental health of lone workers, such as gamekeepers and farmers.

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Getting to know an ‘unknown’ hammer gun

The advert did not give much away. ‘Unknown, 16 Gauge Hammer Shotgun’, said the heading. The firearms dealer, Alan White of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, was really helpful, but he did not know the make, and the gun did not even have a serial number.

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