Vermin Patrol 2001 – Part 4

Bloodsports A huntsman was cleared of assaulting a hunt saboteur who grabbed a fox to protect it from hounds. John Hazeltine (32) of the East Devon Hunt was acquitted at Exeter magistrates court on 20/11/01 of attacking a hunt saboteur during a meeting of the hunt at Crammer Barton, near Cullompton. The saboteur told the court that …

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Vermin Patrol 2001 – Part 3

Dog Fighting The lawyer for a man accused in an alleged dog-fighting ring has asked the charges be thrown out because the investigating officer lost his notes. The lawyer for Kevin Monster (28) who is on trial for four charges of cruelty to animals, argued in Ontario Court of Justice that without the officer's notes, it's impossible …

Convicted Gamekeepers

Cliffard Larter, a gamekeeper, found guilty of assault on a Notts sab and causing ABH. The sab's nose was broken and more serious injury was only prevented by the intervention of two other saboteurs. Fined £200 and £75 costs. Gamekeeper Antonio Cussato (35) of Herbert Avenue, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire was found guilty on 19/6/96 by Wrexham magistrates …

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 …

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 …