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The National Gamekeepers' Organisation

The NGO is not just for gamekeepers, it is for all shooters. The NGO aim to educate the public on the good conservation work that keepers do

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About the NGO

The NGO was founded in 1997 by a group of gamekeepers who felt that their profession was threatened by public misunderstanding and poor representation. The NGO are helping to educate and inform the public as well as make sure legislation is fair and workable. The NGO is working hard to protect gamekeeping and shooting sports.

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The NGO are not just for gamekeepers but for all who shoot. We have a range of memberships to suit, and all of our members can take advantage of a wide range of benefits.

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Dedicated firearms advisor, deer branch and moorland branch.

Access to a range of training events.

Competitive £10,000,000 3rd party insurance package.

Legal Advice
(30 minutes free).

A range of membership benefits and discounts.

A dedicated office team answering the phone 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.

Our latest news

See what we have been doing to protect your jobs and sport.

25 June 2024

What has Game Assurance ever done for us?

By Spike Butcher, Aim to Sustain Ops Director


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21 June 2024

Results of the annual NGO Golden Grouse clay shoot

The annual NGO Golden Grouse clay shoot was held at E.J. Churchill at the Swinton Estate on Wednesday 19th June, the first time at this venue and it proved very popular with the members

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20 June 2024

Fisheries survey indicates a need for concern over the effect that predation has on UK fish stocks

A survey of fishery managers has shown that those involved with fishery management or angling feel that predation is having a major effect on the UK’s fish stocks, and that 97% of those surveyed would like to see more legal protection for fish from predatory species.

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17 June 2024

Shooting organisations settle legal challenge with the government over GL43

A group of shooting organisations – including the NGO, BASC and the Game Farmers’ Association – have settled a claim for a judicial review with Defra over their last-minute changes to GL43 in 2023

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What is the role of a gamekeeper in Britain today. What do they do and why do they do it?


The NGO runs a comprehensive programme of national and regional events.


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