CALLING ALL LOCAL RESIDENTS – JOIN THE FIGHT TO PROTECT HUNTED WILDLIFE

Message from Cheshire Monitors When it comes to hunting, as a local resident, your involvement in the movement to stamp it out is vital. Join our ever-growing teams of local people doing what they can to protect local wildlife from persecution and illegal hunting. Message our page or email info@cheshiremonitors.org.uk and get involved! #BanHuntingForReal #TheLastCry #LocalsAgainstTheHunt [Also …

Message from the Hunt Investigation Team

Hunt Investigation Team Badger rescue from gamekeeper’s snare 15th May 2020 Hit received intel that the Moscar gamekeepers had put snares on an active badger run. The snares were in the Fearnley Hill Plantation at the top end of the Rivelin Valley conservation area and yards from the Wyming Brook Nature Reserve , a SSSI …

Farmers lose legal challenge to cancellation of Derbyshire badger cull

Wildlife groups welcome ruling as high court dismisses judicial review by NFU on all grounds. 14th May 2020 Farmers have lost a challenge to the government’s cancellation of the badger cull in Derbyshire in a high court ruling that has been welcomed by wildlife groups. A judicial review of the environment secretary’s decision to halt …

Fire chiefs and animal lovers furious at plans to release hundreds of sky lanterns every week in aid of NHS

15th April 2020 Firefighters, farmers, the RSPCA and much of the public are in uproar over plans to release hundreds of Chinese lanterns every Sunday to support the NHS during the coronavirus crisis. The risk of sparking infernos is the last thing fire crews need at a time of emergency, critics are warning, and fire chiefs say the idea should be “highly discouraged”. Farmers and animal-welfare …

Police release image of man following badger sett incident at Old Dalby

Police have released an image of a man they believe can help with their investigation into an incident of a badger sett being tampered with at Old Dalby. Wednesday, 1st April 2020 They have described the filling in of the sett. which happened sometime overnight on Monday December 9, as ‘an act of appalling cruelty’. …

Summary of 2019 badger control operations

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-summary-of-badger-control-monitoring-during-2019/summary-of-2019-badger-control-operations Natural England Chief Scientist’s advice on the outcome of badger control operations 27th March 2020 Effectiveness of industry-led culling The outcome of this year’s operations indicates that industry-led badger control continues to deliver the level of effectiveness required by the policy to be confident of achieving disease control benefits: New areas licensed in 2019 …

The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us

Message from Manchester Hunt Sabs The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us. https://www.facebook.com/ManchesterHuntSabs/videos/218579065954348/ Shout out to all of the Sab groups we've worked with this year, and to our amazing followers for the support you've shown us - We genuinely couldn't do it without you! 🦊 🦊 🦊 We'll be taking a couple of weeks …