Police appeal after badgers shot and left in field in Chinley

Police are appealing for information and dash cam footage after three badgers were shot and left in fields in Chinley. 19th April 2021 Members of the Derbyshire Rural Crime Team said two of the badgers were left in the same field, next to a public footpath. They added that the incident occurred at around 10.30pm …

It’s mink hunting season

Bristol Hunt Saboteurs talk to The Citro about this summer disgrace 18th April 2021 Three Counties Mink Hounds and Bristol Hunt Saboteurs. Spring is here and summer is on the way, which means the end of the typical fox and hare hunting season in the UK. Unfortunately, it also means the beginning of the mink …

Farmer recorded men who caused cattle to stampede while ‘lamping’ rabbits, court hears

Tullamore District Court heard that cattle on Greg Neville's farmland at Lynally, Tullamore stampeded through a fence after being startled on May 11, 2019. 8th April 2021 A YOUNG Tipperary man has been prosecuted after an Offaly farmer used his mobile phone to record him lamping rabbits on his land. Tullamore District Court heard that …

Dozens of aristocrats claim under UK furlough scheme

5th April 2021 Dozens of members of Britain’s land-owning aristocracy have claimed under the taxpayer-funded furlough scheme to pay staff at their ancestral estates and personal businesses. Analysis of publicly available data reveals the names of at least 50 nobles, including dukes, earls, viscounts, barons and marquesses, who have drawn on public funds. The list …

Hunt masters suspended after riding out with hounds during lockdown for ’70th birthday surprise’

29th March 2021 One of the country’s most prestigious hunts has suspended two of their hunt masters after a 70th “birthday surprise” during national lockdown in which they dressed up in full hunting attire and rode out with their hounds. The Quorn Hunt in Leicestershire suspended the senior members following “hunting activity” on land at …

Two great short films to watch about who hunt sabs are and what they do

The first video 'I am a hunt saboteus' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elbO-lIr0yI In this first of four hard hitting episodes we sit down with a hunt saboteur. We put to him some common misconceptions and frequently asked questions to explore what it means to be a saboteur. It is important to note that the views of this …