William Powell Country


  1. Tweed vs Technical

    Article written by Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE 07 October 2016

      The first waterproof tweed shooting coat I saw was in the 1960’s and was designed by an American Air Force Officer based at USAF Lakenheath. He was a keen Shooting man and thought the English shooting coats that were Read the Rest…

  2. Boots vs Wellies

    Article written by Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE 30 September 2016

    I was historically a boot man unless it really was very, very wet or I knew I would be crossing streams. Much of this is because years ago, the range of wellingtons available was limited and the quality was often Read the Rest…

  3. First Time Beaters in North Yorkshire

    Article written by William Powell Country 12 December 2014

    OUR FIRST DAY’S BEATING Although my son Will had been beating in Scotland before, neither Russ nor I had and so we were anxious to take up the opportunity offered by my Brother-in-Law, to go beating on the Snilesworth Estate Read the Rest…

  4. My First Gundog!

    Article written by Emma 20 June 2014

    Not quite ‘My first Sony’ (which it transpires, is a saying not as widely known as I’d first thought – or perhaps I’m now just showing my age). Anyway, I digress, the first gundog is certainly more challenging than the Read the Rest…

  5. Real-Time Information (RTI) – Friend or Foe?

    Article written by mca group 23 January 2014

    The Real-Time Information (RTI) regulations for reporting payments to individuals were introduced by HMRC with effect from 6 April 2013. The 2013/14 season was therefore the first time that shoots, along with all other employers, were required to consider PAYE Read the Rest…

  6. Beating for the First Time

    Article written by Emma 24 January 2013

    As they say, there is a first time for everything, and today was my first time beating! Since accepting the job at William Powell as Marketing Exec and Editor of William Powell Country, I’ve been battling with time to try Read the Rest…