Quorn Hunt trial adjourned

11th January 2021 A trial involving two men who worked for the Quorn Hunt which began today at Loughborough Magistrates’ Court has been adjourned until a case management hearing on March 10 when a new trial date will be set. The two men face charges of illegally hunting a fox with a pack of hounds. …

Quorn Hunt to appear in court

Posted 7th January, 2021 Two men who worked for the Quorn Hunt will be appearing at Loughborough Magistrates’ Court on Monday, January 11 accused of illegally hunting a fox with a pack of hounds. The case follows an investigation by Leicestershire Police based on evidence obtained by professional investigators from the League Against Cruel Sports, …

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

Welsh pheasant shooting season to begin despite Covid-19 crisis

Posted 1st October, 2020 The start of the pheasant shooting season begins on October 1 condemning millions of ‘game’ birds to being blasted out of sky for ‘sport’ over the next four months. The beginning of the shooting season takes place against a backdrop of an escalation of Covid-19 in Wales and Government advice to …

Campaigners See An Industry “On Its’ Last Legs” After Yorkshire’s Not So Glorious Twelfth

18th August 2020 The traditional grouse shooting season on the moors of North Yorkshire is turning out to be anything but glorious. Usually by mid-August the upland estates of the north are swarming with the tweed-covered friends of the seventh Earl of Bucktooth accompanied by the dozens of hirelings necessary to ensure a successful slaughter. …