Man in court for harming birds of prey in ‘largest English raptor persecution case’

10th May 2022 A 21-year-old Wiltshire man is due in court for deliberately harming legally protected British birds of prey in what is being called ‘potentially the largest English raptor persecution case in terms of numbers of victims.’ Raptor persecution is the illegal shooting, trapping and poisoning of birds of prey like peregrine falcons, red …

The Great Unwashed

From Manchester Hunt Sabs 24th February 2022 Hunts and their supporters love to portray us as unwashed smelly hippies, but the reality is we're the kind of hippies that love a good bath, and thank to Lush we usually smell pretty good! For the rest of this week and weekend Lush are hosting a charity …

MP who said eagles not welcome in constituency received funds from shooting estate

15th February 2022 West Dorset MP Chris Loder caused outrage when he seemed to imply police should not prioritise eagle death A Conservative MP who said eagles are not welcome in his constituency had his election campaign funded by a shooting estate, the Guardian can reveal. The West Dorset MP, Chris Loder, caused outrage when …

DAMNING VIDEO SHOWS DOZENS OF DEAD ‘GAME’ BIRDS BEING DUMPED BY WELSH SHOOT

Thursday, January 27, 2022 Damning video evidence has been obtained showing dozens of dead ‘game’ birds being dumped into a natural cavern on the Dyfi Falls shooting estate in mid-Wales. The footage was captured at the Welsh beauty spot in Powys by professional investigators from leading animal welfare charity the League Against Cruel Sports, which …

WTF?????????????

Law change allows wild birds to be killed to protect game birds in England Certain species such as carrion crows and jackdaws can be shot after government updates guidelines. 3rd January 2022 Some wild birds can now be killed in order to protect game birds bred for shooting in England, after the government updated guidelines …

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 …

All hunts and shoots shut down in England

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement this evening (4th January 2021), hunts and shoots across Britain will not be permitted to take place, with the English lockdown expected to last until towards the end of the fox hunting season.