Demonstrate Against the Hoghton Tower Duck & Pheasant Shoot

Sunday 28th February - Demonstrate Against the Hoghton Tower Duck & Pheasant Shoot Demo 12-2pm at Hoghton Tower, near Preston, 2 minutes from Junction 3 of the M65 STOP THE SLAUGHTER OF DUCKS AND PHEASANTS Hoghton Tower are holding a Wedding promotion on the 28th February and it is important that visitors are made aware …

Three hounds killed in A303 Tintinhull smash

THREE dogs were killed after being hit on the A303 near Tintinhull on Saturday morning. The Seavington Hunt had met at Ash, near Martock, Somerset on Saturday morning. Around midday, hounds belonging to the hunt ran across the trunk road, a busy route across the county. Eye witnesses reported hearing a “dull thud” as the …

Sir Paul McCartney backs IFAW in Action campaign to safeguard Hunting Ban

New report and footage can be viewed at http://www.ifaw.org/noreturntocruelty Sir Paul McCartney pledged “no return to cruelty” as he backed an IFAW in Action campaign to protect the ban on the cruel sport of hunting with dogs. Five years today since the Hunting Act came into force in England and Wales, Sir Paul speaks out …

Sheffield, Nottingham & Leeds Saboteurs End Of Year Report

Summary of hunt saboteurs' activity in the region from August - December 2009. Nottingham, Sheffield & Leeds sabs started this seasons sabbing in September, when the hunts were training their young hounds to hunt by sending them after fox cubs. In the first few months of fox cub hunting, or“cubbing”, we sabbed the Burton, the …

Hunt saboteurs taking action in Hampshire against the New Forest Hounds

As a Land Rover screeches to a halt in front of us, the back doors are flung open. Quickly scrabbling aboard, we’re confronted with a scene that could have come straight from a war film. Dressed from head to toe in camouflage gear, four men sit facing each other, clutching maps and compasses. Nodding a …

Hunting: Could this be the last season under a ban?

At 10am tomorrow morning about 40 foxhounds and 20 foxhunters will be gathering in the autumn mists near Blencathra. And a smaller, equally dedicated band of their opponents will also be there. Although hunting with dogs has been banned for almost five years now, it hasn’t stopped the hunting fraternity in Cumbria – or the …