Message from the Hunt Saboteurs Association

24th November 2020 Last night, ITV News covered our story of the leaked Hunting Office webinars, in which hunt staff were encouraged to commit perjury and break the Hunting Act. Please watch the great 5 minute news piece via the following link - https://www.itv.com/news/2020-11-24/police-and-cps-investigating-webinars-held-by-huntings-governing-body

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HORIFYING Illegal animal fights ‘absolutely rife’ in Scotland, investigators say 28th November 2020 ILLEGAL animal fights are “absolutely rife” across Scotland, inv­estigators revealed. A crackdown has seen dozens of brutes snared for setting killer dogs on innocent badgers, foxes, deer and even cats. But the Scottish SPCA said the horrific practice is currently more widespread …

Disabled man viciously battered by vile blood sport thugs after he protests at Scots fox hunt

28th November 2020 Watch the short video clip via the link at the bottom of this page 'Cowardly' thugs viciously beat a disabled man and wrecked his car in a terrifying attack as he protested at a fox hunt. The 51-year-old, who does not want to be named, said he suffered a concussion and was left bleeding …

Natural Resources Wales suspends trail hunting on its land

27th November 2020 Natural Resources Wales and the Lake District National Park announced they were ending permission for the activity, following the leads of Forestry England on Wednesday, and the National Trust and United Utilities on Thursday. Hunting opponents celebrated that the changes would mean the UK land being put out of bounds to trail-hunters …

Lake District National Park Authority suspended trail hunting on their land

Update on trail hunting on Lake District National Park Authority land - 27 November 2020: We are aware of the recent allegations made to the police in relation to a webinar hosted by The Hunting Office, hunting’s governing body. Whilst these allegations are being examined by the police and Crown Prosecution Service to determine if …

Man banned from keeping animals for life after admitting badger baiting offences

26th November 2020 Robert King, from Motherwell, was found guilty on two counts under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and of causing an animal fight to take place, whereby one of the dogs was so severely injured it required to be euthanised. A Motherwell man has been banned from keeping animals for life after …

Five men arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in west Suffolk

26th November 2020 Five people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of hare coursing, police have said. The arrests followed a report from a member of the public in the Ixworth Thorpe area of dogs chasing hares in the vicinity. Officers from Suffolk police attended and arrested five men around 1.30pm. Three 25 year olds, a …

Men suspected of coming to Gloucestershire to hare course

26th November 2020 THREE men from Wales have been issued with coronavirus tickets after officers conducted enquiries into reports of hare coursing in Gloucestershire yesterday (Wednesday). Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing and Specialist Operations teams were called to an estate in Dumbleton last night after concerns were raised about men in the area and upon …