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Bear Wood Art- Trophy shields and more by SACS HoP, Julia Stoddart

Bear Wood Art – trophy shields and much more: an honest review By Julia Stoddart What do you consider to be a ‘trophy’? For many people, a Gold medal head is the ultimate achievement to hang on the wall; for others, a particularly memorable stalk or unusual antler formation is of most interest. Whatever the preference, choosing an appropriate shield to best present the head can be an underwhelming experience; many standard, shop-bought shields are dull and unimaginative, looking like an afterthought rather than part of the display of respect for the trophy. ...

Action for Squirrels: Member Article by Brian Fishwick

Action for Squirrels: member article by Brian Fishwick I believe most readers will know the history behind the grey menace (grey squirrel) in the UK and hopefully know that Scotland is a stronghold for our resident red squirrel within the UK. Greys not only out-compete the reds but also do immense damage to woodland by bark-stripping at a cost of millions of pounds to Scottish forestry. The truth is however greys can be fairly easy to trap or shoot, so why are we allowing the greys to continue to spread as they are doing throughout ...

Scottish Rural Action- On RBS Planned Closures

As part of our new blog series, SACS has asked partner organisations to contribute articles about current issues. Scottish Rural Action organises the Scottish Rural Parliament and campaigns from grass-roots level for rural communities. SACS is a member of SRA, and you can find out how to join at the end of this blog post. Thanks to Emma and Fiona at SRA for contributing. Scottish Rural Action – Blog on our campaign on the planned closures of 62 Royal Bank of Scotland branches. How it all began... In December of ...