Huntsman found not guilty of illegally hunting fox with hounds

22nd January 2020 A huntsman who was accused of illegally hunting a fox with hounds has been found not guilty. Peter Doggrell of Bishops Down, Sherborne, was accused of hunting a wild mammal with a dog in a two-day trial at Taunton Magistrates Court, where footage was played of the incident. The reported incident was …

Beaufort Hunt apologises after hounds killed by train in ‘tragic accident’

24th January 2020 A pair of hounds from Prince Charles' favourite hunt were killed in what the Beaufort Hunt has described as a tragic accident. A spokesperson for the hunt also apologised for any inconvenience caused by the incident. Statement from a spokesperson from the Beaufort Hunt: “The Beaufort Hunt were trail-hunting on Saturday, 18th …

Somerset huntsman accused of illegally hunting a fox with hounds

A Somerset huntsman is appearing at Taunton Magistrates on Tuesday, January 21 accused of hunting a fox with a pack of hounds. Peter Mark Doggrell, of the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale Hunt, will appear in court in a case expected to last two days. The case follows an investigation by Avon and Somerset Police based …

Fox Cub Cruelty. Exposing corruption by Police and the CPS. Part 1

Before I begin…. Posted by foxcubscruelty 13th Jan 2020 Prelude……… Until I joined West Mercia Police, I knew very little about hunting. While growing up in Chipping Norton I worked at The Fox Hotel washing pots and polishing the floors. On Boxing Day the hunt would meet at the entrance to the hotel and we …

Breaking – hounds on New Year’s Day hunt run over railway line near Fenny Compton – claim

Hounds of the Warwickshire Hunt followed a scent onto the railway line at Fenny Compton today (January 1), according to animal rights activists. By Roseanne Edwards Wednesday, 1st January 2020, 5:29 pm A report to the Banbury Guardian from the West Midlands Hunt Saboteurs (WMHS) this afternoon (Wednesday, January 1) said trains were stopped and …

Hunt apologises to mourners after hounds interrupt woodland funeral and ‘leap over open grave’

29 DECEMBER 2019 The Prince of Wales’s former hunt has apologised to mourners after its hounds interrupted a woodland funeral and reportedly leapt over an open grave. Mourners watched in horror as a fox chased by dogs from the Quorn Hunt bolted into proceedings at the Prestwold Natural Burial Ground, near Loughborough. The hunt said …