Fox hunting: Ex-master of Jedforest Hunt cleared in court

3rd May 2021 A FORMER master of the Jedforest Hunt in the Borders has been cleared of breaking Scotland's fox-hunting law. Countryside campaigners welcomed the verdict while there have been fresh calls for a strengthening of the legislation after yet another case was thrown out of court. Police Scotland and the Crown felt there was …

Drug gang leaders who exploited children are jailed

One member of the gang is Ben Freer a well known wildlife killer (see images below) 30th April 2021 LEADERS of a seaside drug gang that recruited children to help them peddle heroin and cocaine in their neighbourhood have been jailed. The "P-line" gang used mass advertising techniques, sending out text messages from mobile phones …

Hunt master loses his position after celebration birthday hunt during lockdown

25th April 2021 A leading British huntsman has lost his position as Master of one of the nation’s most prestigious hunts following an investigation into a 70th Birthday celebration hunt during lockdown. Joss Hanbury was found to have “seriously damaged the reputation of hunting” after a birthday gathering of hounds and fellow Quorn Hunt members …

A COALITION OF 30 ANIMAL PROTECTION GROUPS IS UNITING TO OPPOSE THE ANTI-PROTEST BILL – HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP

Animal protection law firm Advocates for Advocates is leading the way once again in the fight against the UK government’s controversial anti-protest bill, gathering together more than 30 animal justice groups including Surge in signing an open letter voicing our collective opposition. Here’s everything you need to know. Since its announcement, the UK Police, Crime, …

Farmer recorded men who caused cattle to stampede while ‘lamping’ rabbits, court hears

Tullamore District Court heard that cattle on Greg Neville's farmland at Lynally, Tullamore stampeded through a fence after being startled on May 11, 2019. 8th April 2021 A YOUNG Tipperary man has been prosecuted after an Offaly farmer used his mobile phone to record him lamping rabbits on his land. Tullamore District Court heard that …