9 Aug 2016 – Barclays Bank threatened to terminate banking services to a rifle club if the club committee did not send copies of the club FAC to the bank, a letter seen by UK Shooting News reveals.
26 July 2016 – Suffolk Rifle Company has ceased trading, according to its website.
25 July 2016 – Government statistics show that there are 16,300 lawfully and peacefully owned pistols in England and Wales, demonstrating the pointlessness of the knee-jerk pistol ban imposed in 1997.
30 June 2016 – BASC is warning that the Waidwerk blank-firing revolver, commonly used for launching dog training dummies, has just been outlawed.
22 June 2016 – The government has announced that it doesn’t care if historical re-enactors are left out of pocket by the EU diktat on deactivated firearms – and has explicitly refused to compensate owners of UK-spec deactivated firearms.
23 March 2016 – US arms company Savage Arms has won the £6m contract to replace the .22″ No.8 Enfield in UK cadet forces service, UK Shooting News can reveal.