For those of a certain age and students of sporting literature the term sportsman-naturalist will be very familiar. The prime example is Prince Philip.
Police Constables have a new power to make it easier for police officers to request that face coverings be removed from violent protestors.
Members and supporters, thank you for being with us on another incredible journey in 2016. Overall, we have had a great year.
One of the absolutely predictable aspects of political life is that animal rights activists will campaign for things to be banned, and that those campaigns will be based on their prejudice.
The National Trust is a huge organisation which owns both very large numbers of historic and important buildings and swathes of wonderful countryside.
As horses are being hardened up having spent the summer at grass and the yellow of the stubble fields provide a perfect place to exercise, the anticipation of the start of Autumn Hunting…..
Grouse shooting is shooting on a grand, sweeping scale. The speed and agility of the birds, the breath-taking majesty of the landscapes, the centuries of countryside tradition.
The case for banning lead ammunition has always been based on exaggerating tiny levels of risk in an attempt to manufacture scare stories.
The Alliance cannot stand by & allow Mr Packham to use the status the BBC has given him to spread propaganda which has a direct impact on the lives of our supporters…
The letter confirms that the Food Standards Agency will not be changing its advice on the consumption of game shot with lead ammunition and notes that “the report does not provide evidence of…..
The next leader of the Conservative Party will be the next Prime Minister so the views of the candidates for the leadership election are obviously of great interest to all of us, especially the…..
As the initial, surprised, reaction to last week’s referendum fades a proper analysis of what an exit from the EU will mean for the countryside and rural communities can start to be developed.
News that the Norwegian Government has sanctioned a trial cull of golden eagles because of predation on lambs and reindeer calves may seem surprising on this side of the North Sea, but eagle…..
Since the Scottish Government announced plans two years ago to licence the estimated 500,000 airguns in Scotland, we have been vocal in our opposition.
Following concerns raised by members struggling to renew their firearms licences in many parts of the country our shooting team has carried out research on the number of temporary permits issued…..
Last week we were in Brussels for a FACE UK reception (European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation) in the European Parliament with our colleagues from BASC, including…..
February 18th marked 11 years since the Hunting Act 2004 came into force. You’d have thought it would be old news by now.
You may have heard about the proposed amendments to the EU Firearms Directive and the potentially adverse consequences for legal firearm users in the UK…
This week we are attending a meeting of the Medical Evidence Working Group at the Home Office, a roundtable at Europe House with Vicky Ford MEP to discuss the Firearms Directive and a…..
You may remember that, in July last year, in the blink of an eye the Scottish Nationalist Party went from a clear and often repeated policy that it would not vote on the Hunting Act because it…..
The League Against Cruel Sports’ (LACS) private prosecution under the Hunting Act against six members of the Lamerton Hunt collapsed yesterday morning, three days into a scheduled 10-day trial…..
The false finding relies on research carried out between 1960 & 1983, all of which occurred before the current restrictions on using lead shot were introduced in England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland.
The proposals seem to have little to do with addressing the deplorable acts of terrorism in Paris & simply create additional burdens for national police forces & legal firearm holders…
Countryside Alliance is still fighting for sense to return to the hunting debate and the role of the hunting in wildlife management…
This week Country Life magazine reported on the winners of Countryside Alliance’s joint competition, “Britain’s Best Sporting Pub”.