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The National Gamekeepers' Organisation (NGO) says the announcement by Natural England (NE), made today (16/09/14), following its General Licences Consultation, is "a victory for common sense and the countryside". The NGO - which represents the gamekeepers of England and Wales - has welcomed the Board of NE's decision to implement fewer than a third of all the proposals on bird control that the Government's conservation advisor had circulated for public scrutiny in February. NE's move follows extensive lobbying by the NGO and its gamekeeper members, as well as other representative countryside organisations.

In deciding which proposals to take forward, NE has adopted most of the measures the NGO had argued for during the consultation process, with the conclusions the NE Board reached frequently mirroring the stance the NGO took in its detailed written submission. Licensing changes, which the NGO had called "sensible improvements", have been accepted by NE, while proposed amendments, the gamekeeping body had slammed as "ludicrous and impractical", are now dropped.

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Over 16,000 gamekeepers, supporters and trade companies have already joined the National Gamekeepers' Organisation. Their membership ensures the promotion and defence of gamekeeping, as well as giving them important NGO members benefits.

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The NGO was founded in 1997 by a group of gamekeepers who felt that their profession was threatened by public misunderstanding and poor representation. Today, we have over 16,000 gamekeeper and supporter members.

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The National Gamekeepers Organisation online shop offers top value, gamekeeper-selected items, all sold in support of the NGO. Simple, quick online shopping. Major credit cards accepted. All Prices include VAT, packing and UK postage.

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Midland Game and Country Sports Fair

The National Gamekeeper' Organisation will be attending this years' Midland Game Fair at Weston Park on 20-21 September

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Midland Game and Country Sports Fair

NGO Loaders Best Practrice Course - Herefordshire

The NGO Loaders Best Practice Course is bening held near Ross-on-Wye

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NGO Loaders Best Practrice Course - Herefordshire