27th April 2023 Yesterday's BBC Look East featured Rachel from Hertfordshire Hunt Saboteurs recalling the attack by Sam Jones of the Cottesmore Hunt, in which he rode over her with his horse. Watch the video here
Rutland: I had a miracle escape, says trampled hunt saboteur
26th April 2023 A hunt saboteur captured on film being trampled by a horse said it was a "miracle" she was not badly injured. Rachel, a nurse from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, said she still suffered flashbacks of the incident in Leicestershire on 11 February. The 60-year-old was struck by a huntsman's horse when it …
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Hunt Saboteurs Association 60 this year
Did you know that this year is our 60th anniversary? 🎉 Thanks so much Chris Packham for celebrating with us and for your inspiring words to every hunt saboteur saving wildlife! Check out his message below. 👇
Hunter pleads guilty after trampling a hunt sab
15th March 2023 Hunter Chris Mardles has pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm after trampling a sab with his horse. Mardles was the whipper-in of the Pytchley with Woodland Hunt when he injured the sab in September 2020. Mel Broughton, a member of Northants Hunt Saboteurs, suffered from a collapsed lung, six broken ribs, a broken …
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Landowner threw dead partridge at gamekeeper in row over £15k shoot, court hears
Farmer William Elder was cleared of assault after an argument with his gamekeeper and a teenage beater. 23rd February 2023 A landowner threw a dead partridge at his gamekeeper in a falling out over the lacklustre spoils of a £15,000 game shoot, a court has been told. Farmer William Elder took issue with the direction …
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Man attacked after going to watch hunt
16th February 2023 A MAN said he was left badly hurt and needed an ambulance after a physical altercation during a hunt. Mark Saddler was left with head injuries, a stolen walking stick and damage to his retina after he claims he was attacked by two men. Mr Saddler was at Bradley Green, near Feckenham, …
Cottesmore Huntsman Sam Jones has been arrested
14th February 2023 From Northants Hunt Sabs Cottesmore Huntsman Sam Jones has been arrested this morning after he rode down a member of Hertfordshire Hunt Saboteurs with his horse last Saturday. At last Leicestershire police are taking the Criminal Cottesmore seriously. We have said it before and we will say it again...We believe the Cottesmore …
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Huntsman rides horse in hunt sab
14th February 2023 Cottersmore huntsman Sam Jones on horseback deliberately jumps gate and into hunt saboteur https://www.facebook.com/HertfordshireHuntSaboteurs/videos/600258608585752/
CHAOS IN THE COUNTRYSIDE
17th January 2023 WARNING: DISTRESSING IMAGES Since the hype and spin of Boxing Day it’s back to usual on the countryside killing fields. Hunts are going to ever more extreme lengths to try and stop the sabs who stand in their way of hunting and killing wildlife. Here’s a round up of just SOME of …
Bolton man attacked by badger baiters handed award
1st December 2022 A man who was violently attacked by badger baiters last year has received an award for his work to protect badgers and other wildlife. Daniel, who does not wish to give his full name because of the work he does, was knocked unconscious by a group of five badger baiters in Darcy …
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