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"The event was a roaring success"
10,000 children try taste of venison at educational shows

BASC has introduced venison to more than 10,000 children at food and farming days in Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire over the past month. The BASC Eastern team attended three events where they cooked venison tasters and gave talks about the health benefits of eating this delicious source of protein.

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Calls for reduction in drink-driving limit
Calls for reduction in drink-driving limit

The government is facing calls for a severe reduction in the amount people can drink before getting behind the wheel of a car. Research has found that six out of ten male drivers and four in ten female drivers will get in a car after drinking alcohol. As a result, the charity Brake has called… Read more »

Sentencing guidelines to be made stricter
Dangerous driving to attract tougher sentences

New sentencing guidelines published today recommend jail sentences of at least seven years for dangerous drivers who cause death on the roads. Courts in England and Wales receive guidance from the Sentencing Guidelines Council (SGC) today recommending “lengthy custodial sentences” for cases involving drugs, drink or “prolonged, persistent and deliberate bad driving”. Speculation that a… Read more »