Good morning and welcome to The British Deer Society

Central Scotland

Central Scotland

Branch information and events

Information on the British Deer Society (BDS) Central Scotland branch including events, contacts, and news.


Sunday 27 Oct Non-lead Bullets & Ballistics 

Branch contacts

Chairman Andrew Souter  
Secretary Iain Semple  07790 764340      

Branch Areas

Postcode Area
DD Dundee
FK Falkirk
G Glasgow
KY Kirkcaldy
PH1 - PH18 Perth


Non-lead Bullets & Ballistics
(Ed Bewsher, Edinburgh Rifles)
Sunday 27th October

The Grouse & Claret Restaurant, Heatheryford, Kinross KY13 0NQ

The talk will start at 2 pm and probably close after 4 pm

The British Deer Society Central Branch has arranged a presentation on non-lead bullets and their ballistics; it will inform those attending how developments in the design and manufacture of non-lead bullets are addressing the issues of lethal performance and of lead contamination in large game.

The BDS is supporting Wild Deer Best Practice and is inviting all to attend; there will be a £5 charge to all attending to cover venue costs and a gift to the speaker.

Prior registration is required please contact 


Our AGM was held on February 3 at the Grouse and Claret, Kinross. Our long-standing chairman, Ron Smith retired, handing over to Andrew Souter. John Bruce was re-elected as vice chair, John Clarke as treasurer and Iain Semple as secretary.

Committee members are Ron Smith, Colin Johnston, Craig Brown, Alastair Harbison, Hamish Marsden, Pat McGann and Mike Onslow.

Ron Smith was thanked profusely for his dedication and was presented with a suitable malt as an interim gift.