I SPENT TWO DAYS WITH SABS THAT STOPPED GROUSE SHOOTS

25th August 2022 Each year since 2017, the Hunt Saboteurs Association has co-ordinated a national day of action against grouse shooting on 12 August. This is the so-called Glorious Twelfth, the opening day of the grouse shooting season. For 2022, though, the HSA decided on a “week of action”, targetting shoots over multiple days beginning on 12 August. …

‘BEEFY’ BOTHAM OUT FOR A DUCK AS SABS STORM PEAK DISTRICT SHOOTS

Lord Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham is amongst the many grouse shooters heading home tonight with an empty bag, as sabs continue their rolling action across the north of England. Botham’s Peak District shoot was located in the nick of time. A line of ‘beaters’ – who use flags and whistles to scare terrified birds towards the …

Grouse shooting set to be banned on moors that inspired Emily and Charlotte Brontë

19th June 2022 Grouse shooting is set to be banned on the historic moors that inspired the writings of the Brontë sisters, as part of what critics called a “manufactured and damaging” campaign against a long-standing countryside tradition. Yorkshire Water, which owns large tracts of land on Thornton Moor, is reviewing its practice of allowing …

WTF?????????????

Law change allows wild birds to be killed to protect game birds in England Certain species such as carrion crows and jackdaws can be shot after government updates guidelines. 3rd January 2022 Some wild birds can now be killed in order to protect game birds bred for shooting in England, after the government updated guidelines …