Police release image of man following badger sett incident at Old Dalby

Police have released an image of a man they believe can help with their investigation into an incident of a badger sett being tampered with at Old Dalby. Wednesday, 1st April 2020 They have described the filling in of the sett. which happened sometime overnight on Monday December 9, as ‘an act of appalling cruelty’. …

Covert film exposes the disturbing activities of a hunt with direct links to Jacob Rees-Mogg

27th March 2020 On 24 December 2019, Mendip Hunt Sabs published covert footage that it says shows a man illegally sending a terrier into a badger sett. As this happens, two riders wearing red jackets can be seen waiting in the background. This happened during a meet of the Mendip Farmers Hunt, which has close …

Summary of 2019 badger control operations

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-summary-of-badger-control-monitoring-during-2019/summary-of-2019-badger-control-operations Natural England Chief Scientist’s advice on the outcome of badger control operations 27th March 2020 Effectiveness of industry-led culling The outcome of this year’s operations indicates that industry-led badger control continues to deliver the level of effectiveness required by the policy to be confident of achieving disease control benefits: New areas licensed in 2019 …

Six suspected hare coursers have been banned entering Lincolnshire

Six suspected hare coursers arrested after a 100mph pursuit by police have been banned entering Lincolnshire between August and April for three years. 20th March 2020 Only three of the men – said to have come from “all four corners of the country to the flatlands of Lincolnshire” – admitted hunting a wild mammal with …

The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us

Message from Manchester Hunt Sabs The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us. https://www.facebook.com/ManchesterHuntSabs/videos/218579065954348/ Shout out to all of the Sab groups we've worked with this year, and to our amazing followers for the support you've shown us - We genuinely couldn't do it without you! 🦊 🦊 🦊 We'll be taking a couple of weeks …

Forestry chief calls for the culling of rabbits, hares and other animals to protect Britain’s trees and encourages people to see ‘tree rat’ grey squirrels as vermin

Sir William Worsley, 63, said culling will help accelerate the rate of tree planting Chair of Forestry Commission called for grey squirrels to be renamed 'tree rats' It follows PM promising to treble tree planting in the UK over the next five years 14th March 2020 Rabbits, hares and other animals should be culled to …