A training course designed to help improve police officers’ understanding of firearms and wildlife law has been successfully completed with the help of the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), working with police wildlife and rural crime officers from Lancashire and Cumbria constabularies.
Gamebore Cartridges has signed up to sponsor the BASC .410 World Championships, a clay-shooting competition using the smallest calibre shotgun in general use. The event attracts people from around the world and is organised by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).
A game management evening packed full of demonstrations and advice to help improve shoots will be held at Rectory Farm near Tingewick in Buckinghamshire on Thursday 8 May.
Gamekeeping students from Hartpury College in Gloucester won the BASC Gamekeeping College Clay Shoot, coming first out of 21 teams from colleges across the country.
Visitors to the BASC Gamekeepers’ Fair on 12th and 13th of April at Catton Park, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire can take part in a range of clay shooting competitions.
Youngsters aged 14 – 16 can be in with a shot of winning a place on a two-day, all-inclusive ‘Gamekeeping Experience’ at Newton Rigg College.