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LATEST NEWS

Airgun Sports Trust launches at The Game Fair
26th to 28th July. Hatfield House
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Event
26th July 2019

The Game Fair 2019 opens today at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire.  Among the many events taking place in the Brownells Gunmakers' Theatre will be the launch of the new Airgun Sports Trust (AST)  Read more about the AST below, or if you're...

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The Oxford Festival of Shooting & Countryside Date Confirmed
The date for the Oxford Festival of Shooting & Countryside has been confirmed as Saturday 7th September 2019
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Event
11th June 2019

The Oxford Festival of Shooting & Countryside, organised by the Oxford Gun Company, is set to be held on Saturday 7th September at Jericho Farm, the home of the Oxford Gun Company, from 9am to 5pm. The Oxford Festival of Shooting &...

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Opportunity to exhibit in Japan
DSEi Japan 18-20 November 2019
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Event
31st May 2019

The Department for International Trade and the Security Organisation are inviting UK businesses to participate on the UK Defence and Security Stand at DSEi Japan.  The event, which will take place for the first time at Makuhari Messe from November...

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Changes to Brazilian Firearm Laws
Brazilian president signs new decree on firearm ownership and international firearm trade.
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Legislation
24th May 2019

On 7 May this year, changes to the laws on firearm acquisition, registration, possession, and movement of firearms and ammunition were published in the Brazilian Official Gazette. This follows a decree by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was...

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New Marketing and Communications Officer
The GTA Welcomes New Marketing and Communications Officer Ben Tolhurst
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Information
20th May 2019

Tewkesbury, May 15, 2019 – The Gun Trade Association announces the appointment of Ben Tolhurst as our new Marketing and Communications Officer.  Ben will be responsible for communicating with media outlets, attending trade shows, providing marketing...

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General Licenses for Wild Bird Species
A letter to the Secretary of State from the GTA
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Legislation
13th May 2019

Dear Secretary of State,GENERAL LICENCESThe Gun Trade Association represents around 600 companies involved in the manufacture, distribution and retail of guns and ammunition for sporting and professional use. Most of our companies...

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ABOUT THE GTA

The GTA’s mission is to promote and protect the UK gun trade and it carries out this remit at all levels, from representation at Government to day-to-day queries with Firearms Licensing Officers and local authorities.

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  • Expert help and advice, plus access to the online knowledge base.
  • Representation at all relevant Official bodies, Government, Proof Houses, BSSC & other Trade organisations
  • Discount with selected service partners
  • Regular email updates
  • Marketing and PR support
  • Exclusive news articles
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