Windsor ‘wildlife massacre’: 7,000 animals killed in just ONE year on the royal estate – Mirror Online

Feb 23, 2014 17:28 Figures show that the Crown Estate's 'vermin control' methods wiped out 1,161 rabbits, 118 parakeets, 28 hares and nine moles An animal welfare campaign group has slammed a 'Windsor wildlife massacre' after figures showed more than 7,000 animals were killed on the royal estate in just a single year. The staggering …

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Norfolk: Gamekeeper denies killing protected wild birds

A gamekeeper has denied killing protected wild birds on a country estate in North Norfolk. Allen Lambert, who is 64 arrived at King's Lynn Magistrates this morning. He denied charges of killing wild birds and keeping chemicals to harm them. It's alleged the offences took place on the Stody Estate near Melton Constable between January …

Gamekeeper fined for Shropshire bird of prey trap

  A part-time gamekeeper has been ordered to pay more than £500 by a court – after admitting setting an illegal trap in Shropshire designed to harm birds of prey.   Wayne Edward Priday, of Leintwardine, was caught after investigating officers from charity the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds visited a pheasant release …

The badger cull in Somerset and Gloucestershire has now started

If you can help stop the cull or would like to donate money to help sabs in the field see the various links below: Manchester Hunt Sabs Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Manchester-Hunt-Sabs/376472612370010 Manchester Hunt Sabs donations for fuel fund for the badger cull - http://www.gofundme.com/Manc-Sabs Three Counties Hunt Sabs (for all the latest news on the …

Multi-millionaire retailer illegally felled trees ‘to build track to his pheasant shoot’

A wealthy businessman accused of turning picturesque woodland into a wasteland to build a track to his pheasant shoot has been ordered to pay out almost £1 million. By Rosa Silverman, Sally Wardle and agencies 01 Aug 2013 Philip Day, who owns the Edinburgh Woollen Mill chain and is said to be as rich as …

Gamekeepers fined for threats to monitors

Friday, June 28, 2013 By Tina Rowe An incident in which two hunt monitors were threatened, sworn at and had their camcorders wrenched from their hands ended in court appearances for three hunt supporters. Gamekeepers Lee Mabey and Lewis Longstaff and unemployed carpenter Paul Bennett, all supporters of the Dorset-based Cattistock Hunt, admitted using threatening …

Dead animals found in gamekeeper’s illegal snares

DEAD foxes and a badger were found in illegal snares set by a Moray gamekeeper who was convicted at Elgin Sheriff Court. Brian Petrie intended to capture the animals and cause serious injury or kill them, according to Scottish SSPCA officials. Petrie, 66, of Woodhead, Dunphail, pled guilty to three charges including setting snares likely …