BASC is the only UK shooting organisation with a dedicated Firearms Team which can deal with all aspects of firearms ownership whether technical, legal, practical or forensic. That’s why you should join BASC today.
Department telephone: 01244 573 010 Department fax: 01244 573 013 or email
For explosives legal advice: email
Please quote your membership number when you email or speak to a member of the team.
The National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NaBIS) urge shooting community to stay safe. Those who own firearms and use them for work or leisure activity are being reminded to take steps to prevent themselves becoming vulnerable to criminals. Click here for further details
NEW March 2017 – Click here to read about how BASC pledges to work with UK government on proposed legislation
NEW February 2017 – Click here to read about important changes to firearms law brought by the Policing and Crime Act 2017
Latest department publications
To help renew your certificates in time we recommend that you get your renewal applications to the police at least twelve weeks before the expiry of your certificate. Should you receive a police renewal reminder letter prior to twelve weeks, you should adhere to the guidance in the letter to obtain your renewal.
Events & Training Courses
|25 Mar||Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire **Fully Booked**|
|John Bradshaw’s Gun Shop, Fotheringhay, Peterborough|
|25 Mar||LaSS Mothers Day Clay Shoot|
|Eriswell Lodge, Brandon Road Eriswell, Brandon|
|25 Mar||Talking Stalking Evening|
|Lancaster University Campus, Bailrigg, Lancaster|
Student gamekeepers from Sparsholt College saw off competition to win the BASC annual Gamekeeping College Clay Shoot.
BASC welcomes publication of the Efra Committee’s report on Forestry in England ‘Seeing the wood for the Trees’.
Twenty three teams from 10 colleges going head to head in BASC’s annual Gamekeeping College Clay Shoot today.
More than £20,000 raised at a fundraising event organised by BASC North.
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