Concerns have been raised that Scotland could be in for a less-than-Glorious Twelfth.
Sir, – I read with interest the on-going debacle between conservationists and the grouse shooting lobby over bird deaths in the Angus Glens (“War of words over bird deaths in Angus Glens”, The Courier, July 26).
Tuesday was one of those memorable days – sunny, soft and sweet – that confirm, if ever I needed confirmation, that I’ve never wanted to live anywhere other than my north-east of Scotland corner of Angus and the Mearns.
This video shows the moment a brave pheasant fought off a poisonous adder in the Scottish wilderness.
Interest in gamekeeping as a career is flying high, claim Scotland’s leading rural colleges.