Appeal after man left with horrific injuries in Bolton on Wednesday night

30th April 2021 Police are appealing for information after a man in his 40s was left with serious injuries after being assaulted by a group of people at Darcy Lever Gravepit Country Park on Wednsday evening. Officers were called at 9pm on 28 April to Croft Side, Bolton, to a report of an assault. Enquiries …

Bolton badger baiters attack: Victim speaks out over injuries

5th May 2021 A HUNT saboteur who was left with serious injuries after being attacked by badger baiters has spoken of his shock following the horrific assault. And the 41-year-old victim, who needed 42 stitches after being set upon, has gone back on patrol despite his injuries. The Hunt Saboteurs Association volunteer was at Darcy …

Two men with terrier type dogs spotted badger baiting in Frodsham area

17th March 2021 POLICE are appealing for information following an incident of badger baiting in the Frodsham area. Two men, aged in their 20s and with terrier type dogs, were seen interfering with the sett at around 11.30pm on Sunday, March 14. Officers visited the site yesterday – along with the RSPCA – to obtain …

Keep your eyes peeled

Message from Cheshire Monitors 03/01/2021 For this vehicle. It's been seen around Cheshire where there have been cases of badger sett interference. More detailed information has been passed to the police and we urge you, while you're having your permitted exercise, to keep a look out for the vehicle and anything suspicious going on in …

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HORIFYING Illegal animal fights ‘absolutely rife’ in Scotland, investigators say 28th November 2020 ILLEGAL animal fights are “absolutely rife” across Scotland, inv­estigators revealed. A crackdown has seen dozens of brutes snared for setting killer dogs on innocent badgers, foxes, deer and even cats. But the Scottish SPCA said the horrific practice is currently more widespread …

Man banned from keeping animals for life after admitting badger baiting offences

26th November 2020 Robert King, from Motherwell, was found guilty on two counts under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and of causing an animal fight to take place, whereby one of the dogs was so severely injured it required to be euthanised. A Motherwell man has been banned from keeping animals for life after …

Man from Flintshire found guilty of badger baiting sentenced to 20 weeks imprisonment

18th November 2020 A Flintshire man has been sentenced to 20 weeks imprisonment after he was found guilty of badger baiting and causing dogs to suffer with their injuries. Damien Sweeney, 34, of Maes Glyndwr, Treuddyn, was found guilty on 12 charges – eight under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and four under the Protection …