Home / BDS Branches / Central Scotland Central ScotlandBranch information and events Photo by: Patricia TansleyFIND OUT MORE THE BDS CENTRAL SCOTLAND BRANCH Information on the British Deer Society (BDS) Central Scotland branch including events, contacts, and news. Branch Area and committee BRANCH CONTACTS Chair Andrew Souter email@example.com Secretary Iain Semple firstname.lastname@example.org BRANCH AREAS Postcode Area DD Dundee FK Falkirk G Glasgow KY Kirkcaldy PH1 – PH18 Perth events Date Event Sunday 24th July branch shooting competition See the news section below for more details. NEXT BDS NATIONAL EVENT No upcoming events, please check back soon. NEWS Branch shooting competitionCentral Scotland BDS will be holding their own branch shooting competition on Sunday 24th July at Balmanno Farm. All branch members are welcome.The format will be zero checks and practice in the morning with the branch competition in the pm (or as soon as everyone is ready to start).The competition will mirror the course of fire that will take place at the Scottish Inter-Branch Competition later in August at Jubilee Range, Glentilt.Use of sticks, shooting off elbows (with sling) and prone will be tested. The target will be a scoring insert on the DMQ black deer.The start time will be from 0930 to meet at Ballmanno Farm bothy. Stay in touch If your contact information has changed please make sure to let us know. To update your details simply email email@example.com or call 01425 655434. latest news BDS Response to the Defra Consultation on Proposed Deer Management Strategy The British Deer Society (BDS) has reviewed in detail the consultation on proposed deer management published by Defra on the 4th of August 2022. Whilst we welcome the consultation in general terms, and in particular the intent to develop a wider market for venison, we have serious concerns about some of the proposals. Firearms and Mental Health – Awareness and Support Leaflet The Scottish Firearms Licensing Practitioners Group has released a leaflet providing information on mental health support for firearms license holders. Publication of Revised Wild Game Guidance The revised Wild Game Guidance (WGG) has been published on 25th July 2022. Revision of the content post-consultation (working in collaboration with FSA England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Food Standards Scotland), has resulted in a robust review on the WGG for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.