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Bespoke tailoring is normally the preserve of Savile Row but now shooting estates are at the forefront of showcasing the best of Scotland’s world class tweed industry.
Gamekeepers and grouse moor managers are supporting a petition to the Scottish Parliament urging a change in health policy to help fight tick-borne infections and limit the spread of Lyme disease.
The Glorious 12th signalled the start of the grouse shooting season today and the Highlands echoed to the sound of the first shots being fired this morning.
Tomorrow (Saturday 12th) marks the start of the grouse shooting season when many shooting parties from both home and abroad will be heading out onto the hills to get the first shot of the season.
Spending in local economies averages out at over half a million pounds per Scottish grouse estate before a shot is even fired, according to a survey revealed today (Sun Aug 6th).
The number of shooting estates taking part in a ground-breaking project to raise efforts in protecting hen harriers in Scotland has reached its highest level.
Scotland’s leading chefs, including Andrew Fairlie, Carina Contini, Martin Wishart and Mark Greenaway, have joined forces, along with the Gift of Grouse, at the start of the Scottish Game Fair to champion the use of grouse in kitchens.
Gamekeepers across Scotland have been stepping up their efforts ahead of the grouse season to ensure the country’s heather-clad moorlands provide favourable habitat for ground-nesting wildlife and safeguards against wildfires.
Forecasters are predicting Arctic conditions over the next four weeks with temperatures falling to -10C ; this is a headache for anyone trying to get to work in Scotland’s cities. But how do people who work outdoors year-round cope with wintry conditions?
The Scottish country sports tourism industry defied the odds this year with its enduring international appeal by boosting foreign visitors and overnight stays.