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'Glorious Twelfth' grouse season reignites conservation debate

12 August 2014 Last updated at 09:57 BST

To those involved in the grouse industry the 12th August is the first day of the grouse shooting season is known as 'Glorious Twelfth'.

Gamekeepers say the practice provides a much-needed financial boost to rural economies.

But conservationists say management of the grouse population is flawed, and that other bird species are suffering as a result.

Tim Muffett reports from Cumbria.