Low Harker man, 37, on cock-fighting charges

19th June 2020 A NORTH Cumbrian man has been charged over allegations that he has kept and trained cockerels for the purpose of illegal animal fights. Robert Morrison, 37, of Low Harker, north of Carlisle, is facing a total of seven charges in a prosecution brought by the RSPCA. One charge alleges that on October …

Professional cockfighting ring discovered on Flemish farm

14th January 2020 A raid by Belgian police has uncovered a “professionally equipped” site for holding illegal cockfights on a farm in Flanders, as well as several animals bred to fight. The remote farm, in Hoeselt in the province of Limburg, also had a secluded parking lot for the participants of the illegal gambling, according …

HSA tip off hotline

The Hunt Ssaboteurs Association now have a tip-off hotline that you can contact in strict confidence. If you have some information about a hunt/shoot or anybloodsport or have seen a hunt/shoot please get in touch, someone will respond to you as soon as possible. Call or text - 07443 148426

Cockfighters A-Z

The following information is taken from press clippings about the various court cases. Therefore some of the information might be out of date, such as address's. ####################### Name - Anderson Belcher Address - Jenningtree Way, Belvedere Convicted - 20/3/96 Fine - £400 and £200 costs Magistrates - Southwark Age/D.O.B - 22 Also convicted - John Lee, …

Mark Giles previous conviction in 1996 for procuring cocks to fight and attending the fight

When 40 police and RSPCA officers stormed the shed a Belvedere they found 15 men and a 16 year old youth watching two birds fighting. Four other birds lay dead on the ground. All the men tried to escape, but were tracked down by police dogs and a police helicopter. The court heard how Lee …

Cockfighting man from Norwich wins appeal against animal ban

A Norwich man who set up a cockfighting training farm at his parents’ home and ran cruel and illegal fights has successfully appealed his five-year ban on keeping all animals and instead has had a lifetime ban on keeping poultry imposed. Trevor Hall, 45, admitted five charges of holding cock fights, taking part in cockfights …

Norwich man ran cockfights at his parents’ home in Horsham St Faith for nearly three years

A Norwich man who set up a cockfighting training farm at his parents’ home and ran illegal fights for nearly three years has been banned from keeping animals for five years. A court was yesterday shown a 6-minute video filmed by Trevor Hall showing cockfighting at his parents’ farm in Horsham St Faith, near Norwich. …