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Yorkshire Water to change the way it manages its land

Campaigning organisations Ban Bloodsports on Yorkshire’s Moors and the League Against Cruel Sports have welcomed a commitment from Yorkshire Water to change the way it manages its land. Instead of automatically renewing the leases for grouse shooting, the utility company – Yorkshire’s largest landowner – will instead review each one to decide if grouse shooting will be allowed to continue.

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Shooting – at least the Conservatives have a policy?

A widely-circulated article in The Guardian newspaper yesterday featured a report on a “leaked briefing note” which advised Conservative Party candidates “not to sign up to non-approved pledges on nine key areas” in upcoming General Election debates, but that “supporting shooting was allowed”. Not much of a policy, writes Charlie Moores, for the pro-wildlife voter.

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