No jail for member of hunting gang Callum Frew

19th September 2020 The final member of a gang of hunters has been disqualified from keeping animals and handed a suspended sentence for "inflicting pain and suffering on innocent wildlife". Callum Frew, 23, of Flimby Brow, Flimby, appeared at the magistrates’ court in Workington this week after previously admitting three offences, alongside four men who …

Grouse Shooting And Hunting Exempt From Johnson’s ‘Rule Of Six’ Covid Curbs

14th September 2020 Boris Johnson is facing a fresh row over his new coronavirus “rule of six” curbs after it emerged that the government has exempted grouse shooting and other “hunting” with guns from the restrictions. Pro-hunting and shooting groups can continue to hold gatherings of between six and 30 people because they are covered …

Two men to stand trial accused with illegal fox hunting on Dartmoor

11th September 2020 Two men have appeared in court accused of illegally hunting a fox with dogs on Dartmoor. David Lewis, 50, and Gareth Frain, 25, have each been charged with an offence under the Hunting Act 2004. The Act controls the hunting of wild mammals with dogs. Lewis, of Lewdown, Okehampton and Frain, of …

Charges dropped over ‘insufficient evidence’ after fox dies on New Year hunt

10th September 2020 The case has been dropped against two men who were charged after allegedly allowing dogs to hunt a fox in East Yorkshire. Christopher Richardson, 72, of Bridlington Road in Brandesburton, and Charles Clark, 39, of Garman Carr Lane in Selby, were set to be prosecuted under the 2004 Hunting Act. The charges …

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Sick thug jailed after forcing dogs to compete in barbaric badger baiting has sentence quashed Two injured lurchers were rescued from Conran Connor’s home but it’s feared another dog used in fights died. 11th September 2020 Animal welfare chiefs are furious after a “barbaric” urban hunter who arranged for dogs to fight badgers had his …

Hunt saboteur airlifted to hospital with “multiple fractures” following collision with horse

Police launch GBH investigation over claims hunter rode horse at protest group. 9th September 2020 Paramedics airlifted a hunt protester to hospital after he was seriously injured by a horse near Northampton. The Northants Hunt Saboteurs group revealed the man in his 60s suffered fractures around his shoulder and ribs and a partially collapsed lung …

Sick Scot trained his four dogs to violently maul wild animals and posed in trophy snaps

27th August 2020 Martin Davidson's dogs were found injured and bleeding in his home and cages outside. A man who trained four dogs to violently bait wild animals has pleaded guilty in court after being investigated by an animal welfare organisation. Martin Davidson kept videos of his dogs viciously attacking foxes and sickeningly posed for …

Boris Johnson said he ‘loved’ fox hunting in a ‘semi-sexual’ way and encouraged illegal hunts to ignore ban

Article written while prime minister was a Tory MP describes ban on killings as 'brutal and pointless' 18th July 2020 Boris Johnson urged fox hunters to break the law and keep killing animals despite the practice being banned, in an article written while he was a Conservative MP. In the 2005 piece Mr Johnson said …