Badger Row Continues

ITV news video at link below It's an ongoing row between the Welsh Assembly Government and protestors, but now serious concerns have been raised over the safety of staff working on a new badger cull programme. Last week, ITV Wales cameras captured the scenes in Pembrokeshire as protesters came head to head with Government officials …

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Huntsman fined after quad bike incident

The West's most prominent hunt monitor has received £50 compensation from a hunter who ran into him on a quadbike. Kevin Hill was monitoring a meeting at Hatch Beauchamp, near Taunton, when the incident happened on January 29. Mr Hill received a leg injury when a quad bike ridden by Ronald Browning, 43, of Woodhill, …

Residents in Cilgwyn question Welsh Assembly Government right to enter land

An attempted badger survey sparked an eight hour protest as Cilgwyn residents questioned the Welsh Assembly Government's right to enter their land. Residents of Brithdir Mawr and Tir Ysbrydol alleged they had not been properly notified that officials were to enter their land, and they were unable to check the identity of the men because …

The Coalition: our programme for government (Re the Hunting Act and badger cull)

You can download the pdf at the following link: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Nl1/Newsroom/DG_187877 On page 18 - We will bring forward a motion on a free vote enabling the House of Commons to express its view on the repeal of the Hunting Act. and As part of a package of measures, we will introduce a carefully managed and …

Badger cull – three released without charge

Three men, arrested during badger cull activity in north Pembrokeshire yesterday (Tuesday), have been released without charge. Visits for preparatory sett survey work took place in several areas including Nevern and Cilgwyn. An eyewitness in north Pembrokeshire said that masked men, accompanied by police, had visited farms and small holdings in the area. Two men …

Saints skipper Keiron Cunningham features in blood sport internet show

Saints skipper Keiron Cunningham features in blood sport internet show 9:30am Thursday 22nd April 2010 By Andrew Kilmurray SAINTS’ skipper Keiron Cunningham is courting controversy by featuring in an internet TV show about blood sports in which he goes deer stalking. The rugby league icon was due to feature on Fieldsports Britain (available to view …