WTF???? part 7

Video evidence of foxhunt not enough to prosecute, say police Exclusive: Officers drop case after ‘refusing to take statements from witnesses because they are not independent’ 28th May 2021 Police have said they will not bring charges over allegations of illegal hunting, even though they have been shown video of riders and hounds in pursuit …

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 …

Game shooter defends fieldsports after cat and fox found near snares at Bolton Abbey

26th February 2021 A KEEN fieldsports man who has been visiting the Bolton Abbey Estate for 35 years, has defended the shooting fraternity after a runner on the moor came across a dead cat and fox near snares and what appeared to be a ‘stink pit’ on the estate. The runner informed the police who …

Hunt apologises after ‘out of control’ hounds kill pet cat in garden

My comment - Oh well thats OK then, WTF? ######### 30th December 2020 Owner says her ‘real beauty’ was shaken like a rag doll A hunt has apologised unreservedly after its hounds killed a much-loved pet cat as they “ran out of control”. One dog snatched the terrified animal from under a car in a …

Covid rules out Boxing Day hunts and parades amid uncertain future

Cancellations across large swaths of UK add to controversy over hunting governing body’s webinars 26th December 2020 Traditional Boxing Day hunts across large parts of the UK have been cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions, with those going ahead elsewhere not parading through town centres prior to their yuletide meet this year for the first time …

Councils crack down on trail-hunting as police investigation into hunt masters’ meetings continues

And third local authority prepares to consider suspending hunts, following in footsteps of large landowners 10th December 2020 Two councils have launched crackdowns on trail-hunting on their land, two weeks after landowners banned the activity in response to a criminal investigation into how it is organised. The news comes as a third local authority is …

Message from the Hunt Saboteurs Association

24th November 2020 Last night, ITV News covered our story of the leaked Hunting Office webinars, in which hunt staff were encouraged to commit perjury and break the Hunting Act. Please watch the great 5 minute news piece via the following link - https://www.itv.com/news/2020-11-24/police-and-cps-investigating-webinars-held-by-huntings-governing-body