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 …

Foxhunting carries on with impunity, says former police chief

Campaigners say police and courts failing to hold hunts accountable 25th December 2019 Foxhunting is continuing with impunity across the UK, with police and courts failing to hold those organising and taking part in them accountable, a former senior police officer has said, as the hunting season gears up towards its Boxing Day ceremonial climax. …

Fox ripped apart by hounds after activist lies on animal in effort to protect it

A fox was savaged and ripped apart by a pack of hounds from Prince Charles’s former hunt, despite an activist’s efforts to protect it against the illegal killing. Watch the video here - http://www.facebook.com/nottssabs/videos/1033436773676050/ Footage shows a hunt saboteur lying over the wounded fox in effort to save the animal as the dogs are set …

Former Meynell Hunt members admit illegally hunting wild animal with dogs

18th November 2019 Four other hunt associates have had their case dismissed. Two men have been fined after admitting illegally hunting a wild animal with dogs. Sam Staniland, 32, of Hadleigh, Ipswich; and William Tatler, 46, of The Green, Idridgehay, Belper; were fined £535 each when they appeared at Nottingham Justice Centre. Both men are …

Belvoir Hunt pays attack victims £48,500 compensation

Investigators receive almost £50,000 compensation after being attacked at Belvoir Hunt meet 14 August 2019 Two League Against Cruel Sports investigators who were brutally attacked while filming the Belvoir Hunt have received almost £50,000 in compensation for the injuries they sustained. One of the investigators, former policeman Darryl Cunnington, had his neck broken in three …

Hunt led by Princess Diana’s sister sued after one of its staff assaulted a legal observer

20 JULY 2019 A hunt led by the sister of Diana, Princess of Wales is facing a six figure claim for damages after one of its staff assaulted a legal observer, leaving him with a broken neck. Former police officer Darryl Cunnington, 60, suffered a fractured vertebra after being pushed down a steep slope while …

(BEWARE IMAGES ATTACHED) Farmer appalled by hunt as young children witness foxes killed

By Western Morning News | Posted: January 26, 2014 Youngsters watched on as countrymen with dogs unearthed and shot two foxes, in pictures released by anti-hunt campaigners. The images show children thought to be as young as five standing just yards away as the animals are dug from an old badger sett and killed. The …