BASC Questions Countryfile Comment

BY GARRY DOOLAN BASC has written to the Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police to seek clarification of the force’s position on the medical involvement in firearms licensing following comments made on the BBC’s Countryfile programme. During the programme, a senior officer from the force insisted Lincolnshire would now operate a licensing process which falls outside guidelines issued by the Home Office in April 2016. Bill … Continue reading BASC Questions Countryfile Comment

Right to Reply: To Those Who Shoot

BY DR STEVE CARVER A week ago, our good friend Peter Glenser, Chairman of BASC, wrote this article for Country Squire Magazine. Of course, there are those who will always have a different point of view. Here at the magazine we are of the opinion that the magazine should be a platform for all countryside lovers and so here we let Dr Steve Carver of … Continue reading Right to Reply: To Those Who Shoot

Custodians of the Countryside

BY PETER GLENSER, Chairman of the UK’s largest shooting organisation, The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) on how shooting benefits rural areas. In a country with such a small land area, it’s incredible that the United Kingdom has such a varied selection of shooting sports. From game and rough shooting, through wildfowling, stalking and pigeon control, these wide-ranging activities make a massive contribution … Continue reading Custodians of the Countryside