Info on how to help stop the badger culls

Updated briefing note for 2016 ###################### Badger Cull 2016 (Gloucestershire) Briefing, Parts 1, 2 & 3 This is a working document which is updated regularly. The cull is about to start very soon and be rolled out to areas with contiguous boundaries to the Gloucestershire cull zone. People and resources are needed in ALL zones [...]

Two complete and utter scum bags found guilty of badger digging

Two bloodthirsty relatives of Britain's youngest police killer face jail for badger baiting JOHN MURRAY and son John jnr got their kicks from watching their hunting dogs tear badgers, cats and foxes to bits. TWO twisted relatives of Britain’s youngest police killer are facing jail after being convicted of badger baiting. Bloodthirsty father and son [...]

Badger baiters snared as they targeted South Staffordshire sett

They were discovered by police lying face down in woodland near badger setts armed with shovels and two dogs. But when they found themselves facing the long arm of the law, the young men denied they were out badger baiting in the South Staffordshire countryside. Claims that were yesterday rejected by magistrates. Jake Berry, aged [...]

Somerset illegal badger cull attempted – father and son convicted

http://www.thisissomerset.co.uk/story-20016842-detail/story.html Somerset illegal badger cull attempted - father and son convicted Thursday, October 31, 2013 Shepton Mallet Journal A father and son from Somerset have been fined £1,370 each after pleading guilty to blocking badger setts on their farm and piping car exhaust fumes into the earth in an attempt to gas the animals inside. [...]

Gloucestershire badger cull licence extension granted

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-24642465 23 October 2013 Last updated at 17:18 Gloucestershire badger cull licence extension granted Badger Defra said 708 badgers had been killed in the six-week Gloucestershire cull The pilot badger cull in west Gloucestershire will continue for another eight weeks after a licence was granted, Natural England has confirmed. During the six-week period of the [...]

Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire

Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire Company seeks extension as marksmen manage to kill only 30% of population against a target of 70% in alloted six weeks Adam Vaughan theguardian.com, Thursday 17 October 2013 The number of badgers killed in Gloucestershire as part of a cull by farmers and government to curb [...]

Badger cull campaigners fear a countryside free-for-all

http://www.gloucestercitizen.co.uk/Badger-cull-campaigners-fear-countryside-free/story-19938059-detail/story.html Badger cull campaigners fear a countryside free-for-all By The Citizen Wednesday, October 16, 2013 ALLOWING an illegal van driver to transport dead badgers away from the cull zone is the latest example of a "free-for-all" developing in the countryside, anti-cull campaigners claim. A 27-year-old man from Altrincham has been reported for summons to court [...]

Frosterley man receives suspended prison sentence after admitting badger baiting

A MAN caught badger baiting was photographed by the landowner armed with dogs, nets and a spade, a court was told. Alan Henderson was spotted making his way towards the badger sett in woods near Crook, County Durham, along with another man on the night of February 5. Kevin Campbell, prosecuting for the RSPCA, said [...]