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  1. Netmaker

    Whippet pups

    seen this bitch work very good bitch
  2. copied this from guns on pegs don't know if it has already been added it may, may not answer a few qestions Following Natural England's withdrawal of the General Licence, starting tomorrow (25th April 2019), the rural community have been left in shock and looking for information as to how they continue to conduct the vital pest control that needs to take place at this time of year. An email from Rishi Sunak, MP for Richmond in Yorkshire, sheds much needed light on the situation. 11 comments Here is the information received from Rishi Sunak MP, at 8pm this evening (24th April). Thank you to D’Arcy Wyvill of Constable Burton Estate for making contact with Rishi Sunak to get this response. Thank you for contacting me about the Natural England removing the 3 General Licenses tomorrow. Like you, I was shocked to hear this news and extremely disappointed. I fully appreciate and understand the considerable disruption this action causes to our agricultural community and rural economy and the livelihoods of many. As soon as I heard the news yesterday, I was in touch with the relevant Minister to strongly convey my thoughts. This evening, I spent over an hour with the Minister and the Chief Executive of Natural England (and her team). Together with many rural MPs, we have expressed our frustration in no uncertain terms and impressed various things for NE and DEFRA to now act on to improve the situation. Why are we here? In a nutshell the 3 general licences that cover the control 16 wild bird species were not lawful as NE did not have an appropriate assessment of need to underpin them (even though they have been using them for years). A court case due to be heard today/tomorrow (brought by environmental campaigners) would have found against NE and NE felt it therefore had no choice but to revoke the licenses. It seems clear that there has been a failure at NE. They should have taken remedial steps far sooner so as not to end up in this situation now - there should be accountability for this at the appropriate time. But in terms of practical next steps, this is what I currently believe will be happening and what I am pushing for: From midnight tomorrow the 3 general licences covering control of 16 bird species will be removed Starting Monday, NE will be issuing new general licenses that will cover “the vast majority” of existing uses of the 3 licenses. These new licenses will be more specific (so as to be more legally sound, each license will have to cover one specific species together with one set of circumstances. eg wood pigeon and economic damage to crops). It will take “weeks, not months” for all these new general licenses to be issued (perhaps more than 30 licenses) A schedule of what new licenses are coming when may be available as soon as tomorrow but by Monday NE are now working with key stakeholders (specifically bodies like BASC, Countryside Alliance, GWCT, NFU etc) to get from them the list of priority bird control situations that need to be covered ASAP In the interim, until a new general license for your particular situation has been issued, NE are working on a simplified “individual license/notification” system which should be up and running tomorrow night. This would involve a landowner filling in an online form, ~5 mins of various tick boxes an brief explanation of what they want to control and why. Ideally they should then receive a very quick, if not immediate, response giving them permission to keep controlling for those circumstances so for the time being. The legal basis for this is being worked out as we speak. I have impressed upon NE the importance of putting this all in a simple guide for farmers, gamekeepers, landowners etc which NE say they plan to have ready tomorrow. I have also asked for them to consider establishing a simple hotline number for people to call for advice As the list of new licenses comes online please let me know if your particular use case is not covered. I have secured a contact at NE that I can feed these into for them to prioritise. In the summer, NE will conduct a full review of the license system I am very sorry this has happened. I know the real disruption and concern it is causing you and our community. Rest assured, I am fully focused on this issue and working as hard as I can to improve the situation. I believe the Ministers in charge understand the gravity of this change. I will be in touch again when I have more information. I would be most grateful if you could forward this email to any of your friends and colleagues who you believe will be affected by this. Thank you again for contacting me and also for your support even though you have every right to feel let down by what has happened. Kind regards, Rishi Rishi Sunak Member of Parliament for Richmond (Yorks) Minister for Local Government
  3. Netmaker

    Show Us Ya Gundogs

    some very nice dogs here is my Lab bitch
  4. Netmaker

    Pest control

    does well in all I ask of her from ferreting to rough shooting and every thing in between
  5. Netmaker

    Pest control

    my lab marking a rabbit in the wick grass
  6. Netmaker

    Pest control

    Your welcome mate good to get out after been laid up for months the dogs worked well as you said
  7. Netmaker

    Dog Cage

    cage now sold to goldfinch2007
  8. Netmaker


    some sport is doing them little dogs good bud
  9. Netmaker

    Winchester 12bore

    Gun is now sold
  10. Netmaker

    Team teckel

    nice one goldie mate
  11. Netmaker

    Dog Cage

    View Advert Dog Cage Aluminium Single Door Large Transport Crate in great condition, back is flat, front is sloped, dimensions are: W = 22 ,D= 35 inch at bottom and 23.5 inch at the top, H = 27 inch. it has been used in a large kia sportage boot for my Labrador, only selling due to changing vehicle I am in county durham Advertiser Netmaker Date 25/02/19 Price £40.00 Category Miscellaneous
  12. Netmaker

    Dog Cage

    This advert is COMPLETED!

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    Aluminium Single Door Large Transport Crate in great condition, back is flat, front is sloped, dimensions are: W = 22 ,D= 35 inch at bottom and 23.5 inch at the top, H = 27 inch. it has been used in a large kia sportage boot for my Labrador, only selling due to changing vehicle.


  13. Netmaker

    Full Springer or Cocker

    cracking little dog steady away not like some that run round like headless chickens I use a lab and she can get where a cocker or springer can
  14. Netmaker

    Running dog addiction

    the book is a good read goldy book is worth 25 quid all day long