Author: Cliff

Litter Pick at Holy Island

On Saturday 24th February, BASC organised a litter picking event at Holy Island. The total attendance was 50, and included members from Newcastle Wildfowlers, Northumberland & Durham Wildfowlers, permit holders, young shots and students from Newton Rig. A good number of a bags were filled, and all involved enjoyed a burger and chips dinner from Beal Farm Café supplied by BASC. Many thanks to all that attended to do their bit for local...

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Purdey Awards

Newcastle Wildfowlers Association are proud to be part of the team that won bronze at the 2017 Purdey Awards for game and conservation at a ceremony in London on Thursday 23rd November. The award was presented to the Lindisfarne Wildfowl Management Group run by representatives from Natural England, local wildfowling clubs, and BASC. The awards application was based on the valuable data provided by the Wildfowlers and the warden, Colin Teago, and how that information becomes part of the annual report provided by BASC. This in turn, provides evidence for the on-going sustainable management of wildfowling at Lindisfarne and...

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AGM 2017

Newcastle Wildfowlers Held its 57th annual general meeting at the Highlander pub, Belsay on Friday 3rd November. It was with regret that Robin Lambert resigned from position as chairman. Ken Ball has now taken that post. Nickel Watson is now Honorable secretary....

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