5 July 2016 – A doctor reportedly tried to blackmail a shotgun certificate applicant into wrongly making payment for a medical report, according to the Countryside Alliance.
20 June 2016 – The British Association for Shooting and Conservation elected a new chairman, noted shooting barrister Peter Glenser, at its AGM held on Saturday.
15 June 2016 – A local paper has confirmed that police were called to the British Association for Shooting and Conservation’s North Wales HQ at Marford Mill.
7th June 2016 – Reports have reached UK Shooting News that Barclays Bank is “randomly surveying” rifle clubs – and demanding they hand over lists of members’ names and addresses.
1 June 2016 – A BASC statement seemingly addressing rumours going round the shooting community assures us that “nobody has been arrested on grounds of fraud” and nobody has been removed from their HQ by police. Eh?
29 May 2016 – A police and crime commissioner who campaigned in support of ACPO’s £200 FAC fee hike plans has been praised by BASC for claiming he is pro-shooting.
26 May 2016 – Blaze Publishing, the company which produces the NRA Journal as well as a host of other shooting magazines, has been sold to Future plc, a multi-million publishing house based in Bath.