17 Dec 2016 – The head of the Metropolitan Police’s anti-terrorist division has sought to blame the licensed firearms community for the murder of Jo Cox MP by a political extremist.
31 Aug 2016 – Despite a heavy publicity campaign resulting in 1,000 airgun licence applications being received, Police Scotland has issued just six of them.
5 July 2016 – The full list of request filters on the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS)’s main database can be publicly revealed for the first time.
30 June 2016 – BASC is warning that the Waidwerk blank-firing revolver, commonly used for launching dog training dummies, has just been outlawed.
30 June 2016 – A Midlands vacancy has opened up for a ballistics expert.
23 June 2016 – GPs’ trade unions up and down the country are digging their heels in and refusing to co-operate with police over sharing shooters’ health data, it has emerged.
9th June 2016 – A police force is said to have commissioned a video of a MARS action rifle and a lever release rifle being fired alongside a true semi-auto rifle – and is putting the frighteners on shooters wanting to buy these rifles, a source has claimed.