Another good article by Channel 4 News

21st September 2020 Is the Queen about to turn her back on grouse shooting? It's long been under scrutiny over the potential damage it does to wildlife and the environment. Now the government's decision to exempt hunting and shooting from the Covid rule of six has led many to turn their fire on the grouse-shooting …

No jail for member of hunting gang Callum Frew

19th September 2020 The final member of a gang of hunters has been disqualified from keeping animals and handed a suspended sentence for "inflicting pain and suffering on innocent wildlife". Callum Frew, 23, of Flimby Brow, Flimby, appeared at the magistrates’ court in Workington this week after previously admitting three offences, alongside four men who …

Grouse Shooting And Hunting Exempt From Johnson’s ‘Rule Of Six’ Covid Curbs

14th September 2020 Boris Johnson is facing a fresh row over his new coronavirus “rule of six” curbs after it emerged that the government has exempted grouse shooting and other “hunting” with guns from the restrictions. Pro-hunting and shooting groups can continue to hold gatherings of between six and 30 people because they are covered …

Two men to stand trial accused with illegal fox hunting on Dartmoor

11th September 2020 Two men have appeared in court accused of illegally hunting a fox with dogs on Dartmoor. David Lewis, 50, and Gareth Frain, 25, have each been charged with an offence under the Hunting Act 2004. The Act controls the hunting of wild mammals with dogs. Lewis, of Lewdown, Okehampton and Frain, of …

Charges dropped over ‘insufficient evidence’ after fox dies on New Year hunt

10th September 2020 The case has been dropped against two men who were charged after allegedly allowing dogs to hunt a fox in East Yorkshire. Christopher Richardson, 72, of Bridlington Road in Brandesburton, and Charles Clark, 39, of Garman Carr Lane in Selby, were set to be prosecuted under the 2004 Hunting Act. The charges …

WTF!!!!!!!!

Sick thug jailed after forcing dogs to compete in barbaric badger baiting has sentence quashed Two injured lurchers were rescued from Conran Connor’s home but it’s feared another dog used in fights died. 11th September 2020 Animal welfare chiefs are furious after a “barbaric” urban hunter who arranged for dogs to fight badgers had his …

Hunt saboteur airlifted to hospital with “multiple fractures” following collision with horse

Police launch GBH investigation over claims hunter rode horse at protest group. 9th September 2020 Paramedics airlifted a hunt protester to hospital after he was seriously injured by a horse near Northampton. The Northants Hunt Saboteurs group revealed the man in his 60s suffered fractures around his shoulder and ribs and a partially collapsed lung …

Stag hunt handed taxpayer-backed £50,000 coronavirus loan and £10,000 grant

3rd September 2020 A stag hunt has been handed a £10,000 grant and a £50,000 loan from taxpayer-backed schemes that help struggling businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic. The Devon and Somerset Staghounds is understood to be one of a number of hunts that have won grants or taken out loans through government programmes during the …