The future of grouse shooting in Scotland is on a knife-edge as traditional 'Glorious 12th' events mark the start of a new season.
Sporting estates claim to be under increasing attack in ‘campaign of intimidation’ on eve of Glorious Twelfth
Hate mail, rampant online abuse and false claims of criminality are being deployed in a “campaign of intimidation” by activists determined to shut down Scotland’s sporting estates, it has been claimed.
Hundreds of campaigners flooded into Perth Theatre on Saturday demanding radical reform of Scotland's grouse moors.
Scotland’s grouse sector is bracing itself for the full impact of a weather-hit year to emerge as the final shots are fired in a difficult 2018 season.
Scotland’s gamekeepers have accused a grouse shooting reform group of mounting a “wrecking ball” campaign which could destroy Angus and Perthshire estates and put families out of work.
Tayside tourism has suffered a massive summer blow with a slump in the grouse shooting season.
Grouse shooting kicked off with typical Scottish rain yesterday, in stark contrast to the recent hot weather it was feared would delay the start of the season.
Concerns have been raised that Scotland could be in for a less-than-Glorious Twelfth.
Sir, - I refer to the letter from George Murdoch (September 13) that attempts to take me to task for expressing a view in support of fieldsports in Scotland.
A study has revealed the multi-million pound impact of grouse shooting on rural communities in Tayside.