NGO Blog

Welcome to the new NGO Blog!

This is the place to find out what is going on in the NGO and in gamekeeping and to get involved. All posts are moderated by the NGO before appearing. Material deemed unsuitable will be excluded. NGO Members can also use the NGO Discussion Forum in the members-only area of this website.

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NGO Fighting Fund- Keeping Wildlife Licensing Fair

This is YOUR chance to support the NGO Fighting Fund - Keeping Wildlife Licensing Fair. The Donation Page has been set up because gamekeepers and shooting folk have asked how they can help support the forthcoming - and historic - legal challenge to Natural England's decision not to grant a buzzard control licence to one of our members, a self-employed gamekeeper, despite Natural England accepting that the birds are doing serious damage to his pheasants. The claim for Judicial Review will take place in the High Court in 2015 and the cost to the NGO of covering the ...read more

Posted by: Sarah Read / 10 December 2014 at 21:16 / Comment

The All New Membership Packages

The NGO will, from January 2015 be introducing new membership packages, this is to make membership more affordable to both families and keen young shooters. From the 1st January we will be creating a Junior Membership for under 18's at a huge reduced rate of 20 per year. For this Juniors will need to show proof of their age, juniors will receive all of the great benefits as any other member. As well as a Junior membership we are introducing a Family Membership package, this will include two individual keeper/supporter members plus one Junior ...read more

Posted by: Sarah Read / 01 December 2014 at 14:43 / Comment