Anti-hunt protesters thwart moors grouse shoot

SABOTAGE . . . shooters look on as members of the NWHSA attempt to stop the grouse hunt ANTI-hunt activists sabotaged a grouse shoot on Saddleworth Moors and warned hunters they would be back to put a stop to any future activity. Activists from the North West Hunt Saboteurs Association stood next to shooters to …

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There’s Nothing Glorious About the Twelfth

By Kit Davidson, Shooting Consultant to Animal Aid Glori’ous a. possessing glory, illustrious, conferring glory, honourable, splendid, magnificent, intensely delightful, ecstatically happy with drink. There is nothing glorious about the Twelfth of August. The only similarity grouse shooting shares with the dictionary definition of this abused adjective is the connection with drink. The hip flasks …

Men fined for hunting a wild mammal and causing a dog to enter a badger sett

A man from Penrith and another from Skipton have been fined £200 each after hunting a fox with a dog and causing a dog to enter a badger sett. John Joseph Bowman, 19, of Lakeland View, Greengill, Penrith and William Smith, 27, of Keighley Road, Skipton today (Monday 19 May 2008) pleaded guilty to both …