Four jailed for badger baiting in North Yorkshire ‘Barbaric’: Four jailed for badger baiting in North Yorkshire Tuesday 10 January 2012 A JUDGE in North Yorkshire today condemned badger baiting as “barbaric” and “abhorrent” as she jailed four men who laughed as dogs tore the animals to pieces. District Judge Kristina Harrison said she was sending out a clear signal to anybody [...]

Badger protection group reports big rise in attacks

A BADGER protection group has reported an upturn in attacks on the animals and their setts. Selby Badger Watch ( received reports of four serious attacks within 30 minutes last Thursday. Ann Farrar-Coates said in one incident, two badgers were spotted at the side of the road between Garrowby Hill and Stamford Bridge. Badger Watch [...]