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  • Amy Brown

    Amy Brown

    Amy spends her spare time heavily involved with her local Young Farmers, riding her horse and out shooting.
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  • Angling Trust

    The Angling Trust is the representative body for game, coarse and sea anglers in England. Our members support the campaigns and legal action we carry out to protect fish stocks and our programmes to increase the number of anglers fishing for fun and in competitions. We're fighting for the future of YOUR fishing, but we need YOUR support to do more. If you want to protect your fish and fishing, for now and in future, join your representative body today. http://www.anglingtrust.net/
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  • BASC

    BASC

    The British Association for Shooting and Conservation. Our mission is to promote and protect sporting shooting and the well-being of the countryside throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. We represent our members' interests by providing a voice for sporting shooting which includes wildfowling, game, and rough shooting, deer stalking, target shooting and air gunning, pigeon shooting and pest control, gun dogs, promoting practical habitat conservation, training and the setting of standards and undertaking appropriate research.
    Read all of Caroline's articles.

  • Ben Hoskyns

    Ben Hoskyns

    Ben paints towards exhibitions between March and November and works on commissions during the winter months. He prefers painting under natural light so work is a slower process in the winter but his commissions take him to some very beautiful places that often inspire many more paintings than the one he is there to paint.The shooting season, itself, also produces a mass of inspiration, so that he is itching to start painting for himself (exhibition work) as the days begin to lengthen.
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  • Ben Smith

    Ben Smith

    Trainee at J M Osborne & Co.
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  • Chris Maxted

    Chris Maxted

    Part of the William Powell and JM Osborne team, Chris is responsible for all Game Keeper training as well as being heavily involved with the operations at William Powell.
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  • Chris Powell

    Chris Powell

    A previous placement student and Trainee Land Agent at JM Osborne & Co
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  • Countryside Alliance

    Countryside Alliance

    www.countryside-alliance.org. The Countryside Alliance was created in 1997 as a response to the newly elected Labour Government’s pledge to ban hunting with dogs. An amalgamation of three organisations: The Countryside Business Group, the British Field Sports Society and the Countryside Movement, the Countryside Alliance has in its short life become the major British campaigning organisation on rural issues. With over 100,000 members the Countryside Alliance defends and promotes country sports and rural life at Parliament, in the media and on the ground.
    Read all of Jill's articles.

  • Daniel Todd (William Powell Gun Room)

    Daniel Todd (William Powell Gun Room)

    Dan previously formed part of the William Powell team, a gun expert based in the Gun Room.
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  • Dougal Paver

    Dougal Paver

    Paver Smith was founded in 2006. Here's all about us - in a nutshell: Paver Smith has been our agency of choice for more than five years. It’s a relationship which has added real value to our business. Neil Sturmey, Head of Liverpool Office, Grant Thornton 23 full-time staff Strong focus on people development Brilliant at delivering PR, digital and creative print services Passionate about delivery and results Employer of choice for the brightest and best Offices in Liverpool, London and Manchester Proud to have so many long-standing clients Believe that fun and productivity are umbilically linked
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  • Edward Watson

    Edward Watson

    World renowned shooting instructor EDWARD WATSON started his shooting apprenticeship in 1989 at Pennsport Shooting School with Nick Penn as his mentor. Having honed his skills as an instructor Edward moved on to manage the Royal Berkshire Shooting School for 3 years before moving onto the West London Shooting School where he enjoyed a decade as the Managing Director, establishing the country’s oldest Shooting School as the most famous
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  • Emma
  • Environment Agency

    Environment Agency

    We are an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and a Welsh Government Sponsored Body responsible to the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development. Our principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development. We play a central role in delivering the environmental priorities of central government and the Welsh Government through our functions and roles.
    Read all of Contact's articles.

  • Fennel Hudson

    Fennel Hudson

    Fennel Hudson is an author, artist and countryman, known for his Fennel’s Journal magazine and Fennel’s Priory website. He’s a traditionalist who believes that modern life is moving too fast and who consequently seeks a slow-paced and peaceful rural life. His motto is ‘Stop, Unplug, Escape, Enjoy’. Much of his writing centres on what he calls ‘The Quiet Fields’ – those quiet corners of the landscape where time moves slowly and nature exists undisturbed. Fennel writes a monthly countryside diary for William Powell Country. Fennels Priory: www.fennelspriory.com
    Read all of Nigel's articles.

  • Fieldsports Channel

    Fieldsports Channel

    Our weekly show launched on the Glorious 12th August 2009. It’s out every Wednesday, 7pm UK time. http://www.fieldsportschannel.tv/
    Read all of Charlie's articles.

  • Fieldsports Magazine

    Fieldsports Magazine

    Fieldsports is a glossy country pursuits quarterly of unsurpassed quality and originality. With emphasis placed on game shooting and fishing - both in the UK and abroad - each issue delivers a large editorial package of beautifully designed pages of features, news, reviews, products and comment, all accompanied by world-class photography. Fieldsports is the definitive quarterly for the genuine country sports enthusiast. www.fieldsportsmagazine.com
    Read all of Marcus's articles.

  • Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

    Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is the leading UK charity conducting scientific research to enhance the British countryside for public benefit.
    Read all of Morag's articles.

  • Game to Eat

    Game to Eat

    Campaign dedicated to promoting the delights of wild British game meat
    Read all of Jill's articles.

  • Helmi Vaga

    Helmi Vaga

    HELLO! Welcome to my new Interior Design Spot here on William Powell Country. Let me introduce myself – my name is Helmi and I run an ‘ online’ interior design practice - www.helmivaga-interiors.co.uk which means that my design services are available wherever you are in the world – so long as you have internet access! I also offer the ‘traditional ‘ style of service to clients who live around a 50 mile radius of the Monmouth area. I shall be giving you top design tips that you can use in your home and show casing some of the lovely things that are available for your home from William Powell Country. Plus all things gorgeous else- where!! If you would like some expert help with your interior design dilemmas then please do contact me at helmi@helmivaga-interiors.co.ukand check out my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/helmivagainteriors
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  • Ian Coghill

    Ian Coghill

    Chairman of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust
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  • Jack Bull

    Jack Bull

    Trainee Land Agent at JM Osborne
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  • James Chapel MRICS

    James Chapel MRICS

    James Chapel is a qualified Chartered Surveyor who had several years working for a national practice before joining JM Osborne & Co. James also heads up the William Powell Sporting Agency organising and hosting over 200 days shooting a year for clients throughout the UK and overseas, including Spain, Morocco, Majorca, South America, as well as fishing in the UK and abroad. James uses that experience to give unrivalled advice on shoot improvement matters.
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  • James Lyon Shaw

    James Lyon Shaw

    James Lyon Shaw Executive chef of ETM Group www.etmgroup.co.uk Executive chef of Tom and Ed Martin’s acclaimed London pubs and restaurants, James is passionate about serving the very best in British cuisine. Previously at D&D’s Avenue Restaurant in Mayfair, the acclaimed Bistroteque in East London and the world famous Ivy, James joined the group in August 2009 as Head Chef of The Well in Clerkenwell, ETM’s first venture. In 2011, James was promoted to executive chef of the group, responsible for all food operations throughout all their venues including the award-winning The Gun in Docklands, The Botanist on Sloane Square and most recently The Jugged Hare near Barbican, creating individual seasonal menus sourcing the freshest high quality ingredients. James shares Tom and Ed Martin’s ethos in creating places to enjoy great food, fine wines, ales and cocktails to socialise with friends and family in a relaxed setting. James’ next major project will be overseeing the launch of the group’s 12th venture, coming later this year.
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  • James Wilkinson

    James Wilkinson

    I'm L.Cpl. James Wilkinson of the royal army veterinary core. I have been serving for about six years in which time i have done three tours of Afghanistan. Before joining the army I worked as a gamekeeper on the north Yorkshire moors on a mixed estate of both grouse and pheasants.
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  • Jenna Jack

    Jenna Jack

    Owner and director of Warwickshire Chicken Coop "We are a family run business who is passionate and knowledgeable about all things chicken! Our love of chickens started when we had four in our own back garden to supply us with daily eggs. Our enthusiasm has grown (and so has the number of chickens we keep!) and here we are today trading as Warwickshire Chicken Coop, selling chickens and all their related products to people just like you!"
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  • Joe Toot

    Joe Toot

    Joseph F. Toot, Jr is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of The Timken Company. Mr Toot joined the Timken Company in 1962. He began his career in manufacturing and then concentrated on the Company’s business outside the United States. He was elected an Officer in 1967 and a Director in 1968. He became Executive Vice President in 1973. He was elected President of The Timken Company in 1979 and Chief Executive Officer in 1992. Mr. Toot retired as President and Chief Executive Officer in December of 1997. At that time, The Timken Company ranked 18th among the 1,000 largest U.S. corporations in terms of growth in earnings over a ten year period. He has held leadership positions in many civic, educational and philanthropic organizations. Mr. Toot is a member of the Legion of Honor and received the Elbert H. Gary Medal for distinguished service to the steel industry. He is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Princeton University and the Harvard Business School. In retirement, Mr. Toot has been a member of the Board of Directors of several New York Stock Exchange companies and a European company. He has worked in different branches of the Federal Government, including the National Security Agency. He is a volunteer at The First Tee. The winner of the Senior Division at the National Clay Target Shooting Championship, Mr. toot is a writer whose articles on shooting are published in British and American magazines.
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  • Jon Bailey

    Jon has been involved in Gundogs for around thirty years. His first dog was a Labrador called Sam , which he used for wildfowling, after a couple of years he bought an English Springer spaniel for rough shooting which he trained to a fair standard and managed to get a Certificate of Merit in his first field trial. After this he tried a cocker and won with this in 1988, and so the gundog bug bit . He is now a professional Gundog Trainer, A Panel judge of spaniels member of the Field Trial sub committee at the Kennel club also Field Trial Liason Council Representative at the kennel club. He has judged Cocker & Springer Championships in the UK also in Denmark & Sweden and has judged and competed in the USA . To date Jon has made up 16 Field Trial Champions both Cocker & Springer spaniels and won with numerous others. He has also represented England at the CLA International Game Fair On several occasions and regularly picks up on the Grouse Moors in the Peak District.
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  • LA-NOR GUNDOGS

    LA-NOR GUNDOGS

    LA-NOR GUNDOGS http://www.la-nor-gundogs.co.uk/ My name is Jez Case and I have more than 20 years experience with gundogs. I have worked with both Springer and Cocker Spaniels in the beating line, as well as Labradors behind the guns both on large estate shoots and small family / syndicate shoots. My passion for training dogs comes from the great satisfaction of helping others to achieve a working partnership with their dog. In my experience every dog is an individual character, with its own personality and unique qualities. With this in mind, training is carried out in both a professional and patient manner, depending on the dog's abilities. Through one-to-one training I can help you to develop a level of understanding of both yours and your dog's needs. Ultimately, my aim is to obtain a standard which will make you proud in either a shooting / working environment, or to compete in gundog trials. If you want help with your dog, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will do my best to assist you.
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  • Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE

    Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE

    Mark Osborne is founder and Managing Director of JM Osborne & Co. and has been a qualified Chartered Surveyor and Land Agent for over 30 years. He trained on two large traditional landed estates (Chatsworth and Castle Ashby), before spending 11 years, (9 of which as a partner), with a rural practice firm on the English/Welsh Borders. Mark is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and a Member of both the British Academy of Expert Witnesses and The Expert Witness Institute. He undertakes a significant amount of expert witness work including court appearances. He is Managing Director of William Powell Ltd.
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  • Matt Newell

    Matt was born in 1979 and educated and brought up in North Bedfordshire. From his early teens he helped on local shoots and was involved in beating and helping with clay shoots and had a fascination for all elements of hunting, shooting and fishing. He started his professional life at Sparsholt College in 1995 doing a First Diploma in Game and Wild Life and in 1996 followed this up with a National Certificate in Game and Water Keeping. Work experience during the course equipped him for his first job as underkeeper at Springhead Estate in West Sussex between 1997 and 2001. Springhead is a downland shoot of exceptional quality. His next position was as the pheasant keeper at Gunnerside Estate, North Yorkshire between 2001 and 2005. Working as the pheasant keeper amongst some of the best grousekeepers in the country he benefitted from their wisdom about game management and in particular about predator control. Matt next became head keeper of Nantclywd estate in North Wales which was run as a commercial shoot for four years between 2005 and 2009. His experience in ‘The Making of Nantclywd’ was featured by Mike Yardley in the Shooting Gazette ( October 2008 Issue 204 pp 28-32) In 2009 Matt became head keeper at the Hexton Shoot in Hertfordshire where he worked for a syndicate run by the William Powell Sporting Team. At the end of the first season the syndicate broke up and the opportunity came to run Hexton shoot independently which he has now been doing for two years. During this time he has built up a loyal, regular clientele and looks forward to developing it further. Matt has been commended for his modern methods and his passion and as having an air of competence and confidence. Hexton Shoot covers 3500 acres, has twelve drives and is mainly arable land. The shoot is fully equipped to run in a resourceful and professional way. Quad bikes are his main accessory to dogging in and feeding the pheasants accompanied by a team of eight spaniels: seven cocker and one springer, and two Alsatians as guard dogs. His ethos for his shoot days is to ‘give direction without it being too compelling and trying not to hurry people but give them a predictable agenda’. Matt is married and they are expecting their first child in November.
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  • Matthew Knight

    Matthew Knight is the Senior Partner of Knights Solicitors. Knights are retained by a number of national organisations in relation to firearms licencing including The National Small-Bore Rifle Association. Knight are also retained by several national organisations to provide 24/7 legal helpline services including the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation and the Game Farmers Association.
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  • Max Bond

    Max Bond

    A fishing enthusiast, who has made a living with Framlingham Fisheries selling and working with coarse fish. Run Carp Fishers Abroad (25 years) for enthusiasts keen to catch giant carp and cat fish in France. Now 50, he is looking for alternative ways of fishing and fish to catch. He Operates a unique guiding service, offering adventure fishing in England, Ireland and New Zealand. England is lure fishing for bass and crazy wild river kayaking for pike and chub with surface poppers. Ireland is the current Mecca for bass and Max has been taking small groups of anglers there for several years enjoying fantastic fishing. He has led many happy pilgrims to this shrine. New Zealand offers rivers to die for. Kayaking, rafting and fishing, covering miles of river he is convinced there is no better way to visit NZ. Describes himself as an impatient angler, if he can’t catch a fish within ten minutes, he moves.
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  • mca group

    mca group

    mca group is an established, energetic, & independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers. With offices in central England and the Cotswolds we serve clients throughout the Midlands, London, the Cotswolds and the Home Counties. Since being formed in 2000 we now work with over 600 businesses plus a large selection of Landed Estates and High-Net Worth individuals. Our growth has been driven entirely by client recommendations and word of mouth, a consequence of our ability to develop as part of our clients’ teams, and a testament to our focus on delivering client satisfaction. We provide a full range of services to SMEs and owner managed businesses of all sizes that support our clients through any or all of the three broad stages of business; start up & consolidation, growth (if that’s desired), and exit / succession. With Landed Estates and High-Net Worth individuals we provide a full service in looking after their financial affairs and planning for future generations. We combine commerciality with the expertise of a large organisation and the approachability of a personal advisor. By working in partnership with our clients we help them to maximise opportunities and results.
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  • Mike Stirk

    Mike Stirk

    Active member of the Midland Fly Fishers
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  • Musto
  • NFU

    NFU

    The NFU champions British farming and provides professional representation and services to its Farmer and Grower members. It is the largest farming organisation in the UK, providing a strong, respected and independent voice for the industry. Its head office is at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, but it also has offices in London, Brussels, Wales, all the English regions and a unique network of local offices and advisers, co-funded by the NFU Mutual, to support the needs of its members locally, nationally and internationally. The NFU was founded in 1908 and is financed by members' subscriptions. We are not affiliated to any political party and have a completely democratic structure
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  • Nicholas Watts

    Nicholas Watts – Nicholas is the owner of Vine House Farm and has been running the farm since 1966. Nicholas is passionate about wildlife and in1982 he decided to do a breeding bird survey on the farm and has done so every year since 1982. In 1992 on a wet summer’s day he decided to analyse his findings with staggering results; Skylarks had declined by 60% and Corn Buntings had declined by 90% in just 10 years. In 1993 Nicholas started growing crops on set-aside land especially for the birds to harvest over the winter months. In 1994 there were so many birds feeding in these areas Nicholas decided to open the farm to the public to come and have a look with all donations going to the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. People began asking if they could buy the seed he was feeding the birds and Vine House Farm Birds Foods was born.
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  • Oakfield Farm

    Oakfield Farm

    Small farm specialising in pork and hog roasts. For more information http://www.oakfield-farm.co.uk/
    Read all of Kathy's articles.

  • Peter Powell

    Peter Powell

    I am the fifth generation of the William Powell Gunmaking Company which was founded by my great, great Grandfather in 1802. I started with the firm in 1968. I have been on the board of The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House since 1974, being its vice chairman and chairman for twenty years. I am currently the Deputy Chairman.
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  • Rick Bond (William Powell Gun Room)

    Rick Bond (William Powell Gun Room)

    Part of the William Powell team, a gun expert based in the Gun Room. Rick specialises in game shooting and English guns. .
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  • Sally Unwin

    Sally Unwin

    Sally is part of the William Powll team, and currently heads up the Banbury showroom. In her spare time Sally is a keen horse rider.
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  • Simon Ward

    Simon Ward

    Occupation. Professional Shooting Instructor and Specialist Gunfitter for the last 25 years. Linked to Gamebore Cartridge Company ltd, as Brand Ambassador and development adviser, to the Blackgold range of, high performance game cartridges. Specialises in Shooting Masterclasse's and Gunfitting sessions, for game shots, at number of the countries finest shooting school's. Once the shooting season gets under way, predominantly coaching private clients in the field, on sporting estates up and down the country.
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  • Sophie Allport

    Sophie Allport

    Lovely things for a lovely home.
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  • Thomas Kier

    Thomas Kier

    Thomas Kier is an all around shooting enthusiast, whose interest spreads from the social to the technical, and encompasses sport with gun and rifle from the moors of his native England to the Sonaran deserts of his adoptive home in Arizona. Brought up on a dairy farm in Hertfordshire Thomas began shooting, at age 10, by clearing rabbits with a decrepit single barrel .410 and as a school cadet competed in full-bore rifle shooting competitions for four years . He ran a considerable commercial pheasant and partridge shoot in Hertfordshire through the 1990s, he has been an active stalker of Red Deer in the Highlands and has made several safaris to hunt plains and dangerous game in Africa. Following his business to the USA in 2001 he is settled, and married, in Arizona where he regularly competes in sporting clays competitions, shoots handguns and practices long-range rifle shooting. Thomas returns to the UK twice each shooting season, and is presently hoping to secure the management of a small moorland farm in Derbyshire.
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  • Tiffany Lees

    Tiffany Lees

    Tiffany, a keen shot recently joined William Powell for her third year of a business degree as work placement. Tiffany began shooting 4 years ago, she started by getting involved at Warwickshire College which led to Tiff applying for her shot gun license one year on! In May 2011 Tiffany succeeded in being the lone female in the 10 student squad, which dominated The Schools Challenge, hosted by The Oxford Gun Company, at Bredon School. From here on in Tiff became Warwickshire College's shooting captain for 2 years, and led the team to various wins. This included first place for the ladies team at the National Agricultural Colleges championship in 2012 and runners up in 2013. In addition Tiff took an individual ladies 3rd place at the Oxford Brookes University Shooting Championship in 2012. In 2012 Tiff was Awarded Warwickshire College's award for Most Contribution to Sport. Which was followed by a win at Oxford Gun Company in 2013 for The Schools Challenge, where the team took home the top prize of a new 12 bore shotgun for the college. During this time Tiff achieved her Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) Shooting Safety Officer certificate. As well as shooting, Tiff loves to compete her horse Luigi in British Dressage and British Show jumping competitions. Tiff's biggest achievement to date with Luigi was becoming the I.S.S Medium Dressage Champion of Britain in 2012.
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  • Tim Watts
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  • Wild Chef

    Wild Chef

    As a keen gameshot, fisherman & established chef for 30yrs, Ralph's passion for the great outdoors, and promoting fish & game to the public has led him in the direction of being known as 'The Wild Chef'. His style of cooking is raw, wild & passionate, and as much from 'field to fork' as can be. Ralph has published a game recipe book entitled 'Wild Chef 21 Seasonal Game Recipes' which is available via his websites (www.thewildchef.co.uk & www.butlerspantryderby.co.uk) & at game & food fairs throughout the country. Ralph is currently working in close co-ordination with the BASC (British Association of Shooting & Conservation) as their Midlands regional game chef, appearing at many game & country fairs through the year. He writes regular blogs & appears in show reels for The Field & Rural Life on-line TV Channel. Ralph also works closely with The Countryside Alliance in support of their Game to Eat campaign, and led a team of chefs to cook for Clarissa Dickson-Wright for the Cheshire Forest Hunt. He has demonstrated game dishes alongside Tim Maddams (from River Cottage), Mike Robinson (ITV's Countryfile) & Alan Coxon (from Birmingham to Bombey) & cooked dinner parties for Hilary Devey (Ex-Dragons Den & Secret Millionaire) at her palatial home in Derbyshire. Ralph is currently working with West Country Films and appears on their pigeon & crow shooting DVD's alongside 'The Cornish Countryman, Chris Green' cooking game 'in the wild' and on an estuary in -13 winds! In addition to being a demonstration chef, Ralph runs a successful bistro & event catering business 'The Butlers Pantry (Derby) Limited'. His team provide catering throughout the Country for weddings, charity balls and all private & corporate events, and are also available for private dinner parties.
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  • Will Robinson

    Will Robinson

    Trainee Land Agent at JM Osborne
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  • Will Southall

    Will Southall

    Trainee Land Agent at JM Osborne.
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  • William Alldis

    William Alldis

    Raised on the family farm in Epping, William Alldis picked up a rifle around the same time he picked up a saucepan – aged five. His father Michael taught him a good eye in the barn with an air rifle, then swiftly progressed him to shotguns, from where he’s never looked back. William’s grandmother, and mother Isabel, took on joint responsibility for his cooking prowess – we believe the first recipe he mastered was ‘Granny Biscuits’. Both shooting and cooking remained William’s passions while he attended Cirencester’s Royal Agricultural College, which he left to become a full-time chef. His immense talent for cookery remained somewhat of a national secret due to his severe dyslexia until he met and married his magazine editor wife Abigail, who helped him launch this blog. It was somewhat of a shotgun marriage, as they were engaged within five days of meeting. Naturally, her wedding gifts from William included a stout pair of Hunter wellies, a subscription to The Field, an antique shotgun and a falcon called Feathers. Being branded ‘the most stylish’ ‘laidback’ and ‘natural’ shot many accomplished guns have ever seen, William continues to combine his passion for photography, wildlife, food and, of course, shooting with his soon to be published cookery book The Shotgun Chef and highly successful pop up game restaurants he holds in the fishing village of Wivenhoe.
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  • William Church

    William Church

    Born and raised in the Essex countryside, will has been fishing since the age of 7. He has a particular love of fly fishing in rivers, however is not averse to using just about any method for any fish in any water where there’s sport to be had. Will regularly fishes the Salisbury and District chalk streams, various hill lochs and salmon streams on the West coast of Scotland, and enjoys coastal sea fishing, from boat or land, by rod, net or pot. He can also be found on occasions on the Welsh and Scottish Dees, and the Sussex Ouse. He is as at home picking grilse from sun shrunk rivers as he is pulling crabs from pots, or spey casting on the Dee. Will is a keen cook, having a small fish and meat smoking enterprise; he enjoys hand building rods (for friends rather than commercially these days), and has some history of tying sub standard flies. Will classes himself as a fisher who shoots, rather than the other way round. During his time off from fishing, he enjoys stalking in the highlands, most types of game and rough shooting, sailing and also has a microbrewery.
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  • William Powell Sporting

    William Powell Sporting

    William Powell Sporting arranges the finest sporting opportunities not only in the UK but abroad too
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