CALLING ALL LOCAL RESIDENTS – JOIN THE FIGHT TO PROTECT HUNTED WILDLIFE

Message from Cheshire Monitors When it comes to hunting, as a local resident, your involvement in the movement to stamp it out is vital. Join our ever-growing teams of local people doing what they can to protect local wildlife from persecution and illegal hunting. Message our page or email info@cheshiremonitors.org.uk and get involved! #BanHuntingForReal #TheLastCry #LocalsAgainstTheHunt [Also …

Fire chiefs and animal lovers furious at plans to release hundreds of sky lanterns every week in aid of NHS

15th April 2020 Firefighters, farmers, the RSPCA and much of the public are in uproar over plans to release hundreds of Chinese lanterns every Sunday to support the NHS during the coronavirus crisis. The risk of sparking infernos is the last thing fire crews need at a time of emergency, critics are warning, and fire chiefs say the idea should be “highly discouraged”. Farmers and animal-welfare …

Six suspected hare coursers have been banned entering Lincolnshire

Six suspected hare coursers arrested after a 100mph pursuit by police have been banned entering Lincolnshire between August and April for three years. 20th March 2020 Only three of the men – said to have come from “all four corners of the country to the flatlands of Lincolnshire” – admitted hunting a wild mammal with …

The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us

Message from Manchester Hunt Sabs The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us. https://www.facebook.com/ManchesterHuntSabs/videos/218579065954348/ Shout out to all of the Sab groups we've worked with this year, and to our amazing followers for the support you've shown us - We genuinely couldn't do it without you! 🦊 🦊 🦊 We'll be taking a couple of weeks …

Man who ‘stood on hare while his dog mauled it’ facing trial

8th March 2020 Paul Bowes , 29, of Rochester Close in Bishop Auckland, will appear at Hull Magistrates’ Court for trial on July 28, 2020, after pleading not guilty to hunting a wild animal with a dog and causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal, a brown hare, by standing on the hare while allowing …

Couple who captured video of hounds mauling deer on hunt feel ‘threatened’ after dead badger left on drive

6th March 2020 Two pensioners who shared shocking footage of hunting hounds mauling a deer say they feel threatened after a dead badger appeared on their property. Margaret Langran, 68, said the bloody body of a badger was left on her driveway just one day after she shared a video of a hunt to this …

Waveney Harriers hounds chase a deer into a fence then attack it – 18.02.2020

BEWARE HORRIBLE VIDEO Footage by Norfolk and Suffolk Against Live Quarry Hunting. Please turn on your sound as it adds a lot to the video. On Tuesday 18th February 2020, 15 years to the day after the Hunting Act came into force, monitors filmed Waveney Harriers hounds chasing a deer into a fence and then repeatedly …

Disturbing pictures show horses and dogs suffering on Forstal Farm, Maidstone

13th January 2020 The horrific state of horses and dogs seized from a farm can be shown for the first time. Two men were jailed last week after horses and dogs were starved on land at Forstal Farm, Loose, near Maidstone. Warning: This article contains graphic images of animals suffering. Jimmy Price Medway Magistrates' Court heard Jimmy …

Suspected hare courser jailed after high speed police chase in Isleham

8th January 2020 A suspected hare courser has been jailed for two months after leading police on a dangerous pursuit, reaching speeds of nearly 100mph. Thirty-two-year-old Nelson Hedges, 32, was reported to police by members of the public who were concerned he had been hare coursing in his silver Mazda Tribute near Isleham. The force’s …