Lush bubble bath to support hunt saboteur campaign

The cosmetics company Lush is launching a bubble bath it hopes will raise tens of thousands of pounds for anti-blood sports activists who sabotage fox hunts. The Hunt Saboteurs Association will be the latest beneficiary of proceeds from Lush, the ethical producer of handmade soaps which has gained a reputation for backing radical protest groups. …

Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs – Calling all new sabs!

In the next few weeks Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs will begin to disrupt bird shoots, fox hunts, and hare hunts which plan to kill wildlife for the next 8 months. There are many hunters and shooters in the North of England, some just 20 minutes out of Sheffield. We use a variety of tactics (see  http://hsa.enviroweb.org/hsa.shtml) …

Police raid Scottish grouse moor after poisoned red kite is found dead

Three injured hunting dogs seized in raid of six properties, including gamekeepers' homes, on an estate near Edinburgh A sporting estate near Edinburgh has been raided by police after a poisoned red kite and several alleged baits were found earlier this month. Estate vehicles and six properties, including gamekeepers' homes, were searched on Raeshaw estate, …

Harewood House estate angrily denies ‘animal death pit’ allegations

By Mark Casci Agricultural Correspondent ALLEGATIONS of animal cruelty at a Yorkshire estate have been strenuously denied by its managers after an animal rights organisation accused it of the "systematic slaughter of wildlife". Harewood House has furiously rejected claims made by the League Against Cruel Sports that it was engaged in the persecution of wildlife …

Government welfare body attacks gamebird battery cages

The government's official advisory body on farmed animal welfare has today launched a devastating attack on the systems used to mass-produce pheasants and partridges for 'sport' shooting. The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC), in its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Gamebirds, is especially critical of battery cages for breeding birds. First exposed nationally by …

Hunt saboteurs disrupt Meltham shooting party

Huddersfield Daily Examiner SHOOTING groups have condemned protests by hunt saboteurs at Meltham. The saboteurs have vowed to hold more protests to stop shooting at Meltham Moor after police were called when the Hunt Saboteurs' Association disrupted a shooting party on the moors above the village. The saboteurs claim they used non-violent direct action tactics …