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 …

Anybody know these evil bratts???

Swan killed and two others seriously injured at Rhyl lagoon 3rd May 2021 North Wales Police are appealing for information over the 'appalling incident of cruelty' A swan has been killed and two others have been seriously injured in an 'appalling incident of cruelty' in Rhyl. The incident happened at a lagoon at Rhyl Golf …

Dozens of aristocrats claim under UK furlough scheme

5th April 2021 Dozens of members of Britain’s land-owning aristocracy have claimed under the taxpayer-funded furlough scheme to pay staff at their ancestral estates and personal businesses. Analysis of publicly available data reveals the names of at least 50 nobles, including dukes, earls, viscounts, barons and marquesses, who have drawn on public funds. The list …

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 …

Man with lifetime ban from keeping dogs charged with 10 offences under Animal Welfare Act

14th March 2021 A 36-year old man has been arrested on suspicion of offences under the Hunting Act and the Game Act as well as breaching a court order banning him from keeping dogs. On Thursday, officers from Lancashire's Rural Taskforce, working in conjunction with colleagues from Merseyside Police, the RSPCA Special Operations Unit and …

Animal cruelty bill passed by MPs despite Tories ‘talking out’ for two hours

12th March 2021 Progress on a bill to introduce tougher punishments for animal abusers was almost 'timed out' after Christopher Chope and Philip Davies talked for more than two hours in an earlier debate. A bill to introduce tougher punishments for animal abusers has passed a Commons hurdle - despite being put in jeopardy by …

Cat killed by pack of hounds and then thrown over a fence by huntsman

The hunting party fled the scene quickly but one man returned to allegedly offer Mini's owner money. 6th March 2021 The neighbour of a woman whose 14-year-old rescue cat was savagely mauled to death by a group of hunting hounds caught the whole shocking incident on camera. In the video, which CornwallLive has seen and …