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  • New vision for wildlife from the new shadow minister

    New vision for wildlife from the new shadow minister

    Barry Gardiner, new shadow minister for the natural environment, speaking at the Game & Wildlife Conservation All Party Parliamentary Group this week, set out some key aspects of the opposition's plans for future wildlife policy.

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  • Trust delighted with sparkling silver event

    Trust delighted with sparkling silver event

    Three days of sunshine bathed the GWCT Scottish Game Fair at the weekend and ensured a superb turn-out of visitors to Scone Palace parklands for this major summer event.

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  • Minister celebrates the 25th year of the Scottish Game Fair in the Year of Natural Scotland

    Minister celebrates the 25th year of the Scottish Game Fair in the Year of Natural Scotland

    Minister for the Environment, Paul Wheelhouse MSP visited the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Scottish Game Fair at Scone Palace, (Friday, July 5) attending the Trust’s ‘Big 5’ reception to celebrate the Year of Natural Scotland.

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  • Shooting star on target for celebratory event

    Shooting star on target for celebratory event

    Officially opening the 25th Anniversary GWCT Scottish Game Fair on Friday, July 5 will be clay shooting star Peter Wilson MBE who claimed an Olympic gold medal in 2012 for double trap shooting. The opening will begin with Peter releasing 2,500 (biodegradable) balloons in the main ring before everyone is invited to the Anniversary marquee to enjoy the party atmosphere with refreshments, live music and reminisce about Fairs gone by.

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  • Nottinghamshire Country Fair raises its game for charity

    Nottinghamshire Country Fair raises its game for charity

    One of the biggest countryside events to be organised in Nottinghamshire raised an impressive £50,000 for charity at the weekend and was deemed a fantastic success by all those attending.

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  • Artist brings Will power to wildlife research

    Artist brings Will power to wildlife research

    A talk in London by a world-renowned wildlife artist has been deemed a triumph, and helped raise vital funds for the scientific research of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Working hill ponies sought for memorial award

    Working hill ponies sought for memorial award

    The working pony is a treasured tradition on many of Scotland’s sporting estates and deer forests and it’s fitting that the 25th Anniversary GWCT Scottish Game Fair hosts the first staging of a ‘concourse d’elegance’ for working ponies in memory of the late Fred Taylor, Head Stalker on Invermark Estate in Angus, who died last year.

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  • Donside estate wins new moorland management award

    Donside estate wins new moorland management award

    A new award which recognises progressive, innovative and environmentally sensitive moorland management is being presented to Edinglassie Estate at the Scottish Game Fair on Saturday, July 6.

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  • Young Shooters Day to introduce a new generation to conservation

    Young Shooters Day to introduce a new generation to conservation

    Aspiring young countryside enthusiasts in Northumberland will look forward to their summer holidays this year as leading research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is running an inspiring Young Shooter Day at Northumberland Sporting Clays near Morpeth on Wednesday 24 July.

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  • A feast of game research on the GWCT stand at Game Fair

    A feast of game research on the GWCT stand at Game Fair

    ‘Middleton Chicks’ on the GWCT Game Fair stand adjacent to the main arena, will help to illustrate the science behind a new 3-year project that aims to see whether simple techniques introduced early in a reared pheasant’s life will help them survive better and breed successfully. Photocredit: Martin Clays

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