Huntsman found not guilty of illegally hunting fox with hounds

22nd January 2020 A huntsman who was accused of illegally hunting a fox with hounds has been found not guilty. Peter Doggrell of Bishops Down, Sherborne, was accused of hunting a wild mammal with a dog in a two-day trial at Taunton Magistrates Court, where footage was played of the incident. The reported incident was …

Beaufort Hunt apologises after hounds killed by train in ‘tragic accident’

24th January 2020 A pair of hounds from Prince Charles' favourite hunt were killed in what the Beaufort Hunt has described as a tragic accident. A spokesperson for the hunt also apologised for any inconvenience caused by the incident. Statement from a spokesperson from the Beaufort Hunt: “The Beaufort Hunt were trail-hunting on Saturday, 18th …

Somerset huntsman accused of illegally hunting a fox with hounds

A Somerset huntsman is appearing at Taunton Magistrates on Tuesday, January 21 accused of hunting a fox with a pack of hounds. Peter Mark Doggrell, of the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale Hunt, will appear in court in a case expected to last two days. The case follows an investigation by Avon and Somerset Police based …

Stacey Dooley Investigates: The Whale Hunters

Available on BBC iPlayer from 6am on Wednesday 22 January 2020 Ep 1/1, Wednesday 22 January From 6.00am BBC THREE BBC IPLAYER Stacey Dooley investigates the controversial world of whale hunting. This contentious practice has hit the headlines around the world, as whaling countries defy international pressure to ban the practice. Whalers argue it’s just food like …

My Investigation (3)

I’ve been asked about the search at the kennels following the arrest of Rose and its validity! As previously stated I suspected there was a good chance that further fox cubs could have been taken to the kennels and would end up suffering a cruel and terrifying death in the same way that first four …

My Investigation (2)

The Masters of The South Hereford Hunt told me that the Terrierman, Nathan Parry, had found a GPS tracker on his vehicle and that police were going to his house at 3pm on Thursday 2nd June to collect it. I attended his address near Abergavenny at this time. The information I had been given was …

My Investigation (1)

Well, I say my investigation but as you’ve seen, most of the work had already been done by the Hunt Investigation Team. (HIT) For me, it was a job to know where to start. I had some video footage, two suspects who had both made no comment interviews and the bodies of two of the …