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 …

Badger cull to be effectively banned in 2022, Environment Secretary announces

It is thought over 100,00 badgers have been killed since 2013 27 January 2021 The badger cull will be effectively banned in 2022, the environment secretary has announced, after years of rows between animal welfare campaigners and farmers. Thousands of badgers are killed each year because they spread bovine tuberculosis to cows, threatening farmers' herds. …

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 …

Caerphilly man found guilty of hunting and killing badger

13th December 2020 A MAN is facing a prison sentence after he was convicted after a trial of hunting and killing a badger. Dewi James Price, 39, of Commercial Street, New Tredegar, Caerphilly, was also found guilty of offences against red kites. He had denied the charges during a trial at Newport Magistrates’ Court. Price …