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02 July 2018

BDS appoints new Head of Training Development

BDS is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Brooks as its new Head of Training Development.

Chris who lives in Norfolk has worked in the deer industry for many years, formerly with the Deer Initiative and then for BASC as Deer Officer and Central England regional officer. Chris has worked as a trainer and DMQ assessor for the past ten years and brings much knowledge and experience to this new role. As well as wild deer, Chris has much experience with park and farmed deer and brings with him a lifelong passion for deer.

02 July 2018

New BDS DSC1 training course date announced

A new date has been announced this September for a DSC1 course in Yorkshire:

DSC1 Askham Bryan, Yorkshire - 14/09/2018

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02 July 2018

Visit BDS at some country shows this summer

BDS will be attending a number of shows this summer so please do come and say hello, and hear all about the activities of the BDS local branches.

24-26 July - New Forest Show, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

27-29 July - The Game Fair, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire

2-4 Aug - BBC Countryfile Live, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

3-4 Aug - Highland Field Sports Fair - Moy, Inverness

5-6 Aug - Turriff Show, Aberdeenshire

18/19 Aug - Galloway Copuntry Fair, Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway