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Joint statement on the ScotGov's response to the Deer Working Group Report

Joint statement on the ScotGov's response to the Deer Working Group Report

SACS has joined other deer and countryside groups to issue a joint statement following ScotGov's indicated future direction on wild deer.

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Scottish Government covid restriction easing timetable

The latest version of Scottish Government's timetable for easing Covid restrictions is live. Link in article.

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Scottish Government covid restriction easing timetable
Game dealers lead ammunition statement

Game dealers lead ammunition statement

The National Game Dealers Association has voted to commit to sourcing all feather and fur Game as well as venison and wild boar from lead-free supply chains from 1st July 2022.

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Scottish Government Deer Working Group report published

The Scottish Government has published its response to the Deer Working Group report. Essential reading for deer managers and land owners.

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Scottish Government Deer Working Group report published
Scottish Rural Workers Protest 2021

Scottish Rural Workers Protest 2021

SGA and the Moorland Groups are running an online protest, which goes live tomorrow (19th March). We and other bodies have had a very late notice invitation to join, but support the intention behind the protest.

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Scotland lockdown easing timetable 16 March 2021

The Scottish First Minister has spoken today (16 March 2021) about how lockdown restrictions may be eased. A helpful timetable has been provided.

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Scotland lockdown easing timetable 16 March 2021
Revised Guidance for Trichinella Testing of UK Feral Wild Boar

Revised Guidance for Trichinella Testing of UK Feral Wild Boar

The Animal and Plant Health Agency has published revised and clearer guidance for trichinella testing of UK feral wild boar.

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antique firearm and obsolete cartridge law change

The law on antique firearms is changing. Some cartridges are being removed from the obsolete list, whilst, very helpfully, others are being added. If you or someone you know possesses in particular antique pistols, then please read on.

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antique firearm and obsolete cartridge law change
Lead: unavoidable train crash or a battle for our destiny?

Lead: unavoidable train crash or a battle for our destiny?

An update from SACS on the lead ammunition situation including joint working and the latest on a UK version of the European Chemicals Agency.

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PSNI FEB pauses firearm magazine application scheme

Following a constructive meeting with shooting representative bodies, PSNI Firearms & Explosives Branch has now paused its ill-thought firearms magazine application and registration scheme and is working with SACS and partners on a solution.

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PSNI FEB pauses firearm magazine application scheme
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