Gwent couple witnesses ‘sickening’ badger-baiting in Monmouthshire woods

21st Jan 2019 A COUPLE out on a walk in the countryside say they were left "sickened" by an encounter with three badger-baiters. The three men, described as being in their twenties, had set their dogs on a badger after destroying its sett with shovels. The couple said they disturbed the trio, though, who then …

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Message from Cheshire Against Bloodsports

Think back to Boxing Day 2018 and to these two pantomime dames, walking up and down shaking a bucket and begging for money for the “poor” hunt staff on Tarporley High Street, well given the history this hunt has for illegal activities we suspected they didn’t have a licence to do this ...... and we …

One for the to do list – from Cheshire Monitors

TARPORLEY COUNCILLOR CLAIMS TO HAVE NEVER RECEIVED A SINGLE COMPLAINT ABOUT NOTORIOUS LOCAL HUNT We hear complaints from residents local to Tarporley over and over again during hunt season, and yet the town's councillor Eveleigh Moore Dutton claims that “there are people that don’t like the hunt but they have never made a formal complaint …

Cheshire West and Chester Council urged to ban hunts on its land

16th Jan 2019 COUNCIL chiefs are ‘considering the options’ after being urged to ban hunt meetings on public land. The League Against Cruel Sports has written to Cllr Samantha Dixon, leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council, calling on the local authority to ban hunts on land in its jurisdiction. It comes three weeks after …

Great pic from Cheshire Hunt Sabs

The photo attached is of the Cheshire Forest huntsman - Andrew German and a sab from Cheshire Hunt Sabs at todays (15th Jan 2019) meet near North Rode. ################################################# North West Hunt Saboteurs Association 07960 038230 http://www.nwhsa.org.uk You can also donate via the link above Direct Action Against All Forms of bloodsports

LETTERS: ‘I’m a hunt saboteur because the law isn’t being enforced’

Great letter sent to The Swindon Advertiser - 14th Jan 2019 Letters to the Editor: "Hunters, while trying to portray respectability, decided to break the law. Repeatedly, every week." Hunting still takes place I am a hunt saboteur. I became a hunt saboteur because I didn’t feel it was right that after a law had …

Five arrested for digging out badger sets

11/01/19 POLICE officers in Ryedale have arrested five males for digging out badger sets. A spokesperson said: "Their dogs has been seized and taken to kennels and their car has been seized.The arrests were made thanks to calls from members of public." https://www.gazetteherald.co.uk/news/17352463.five-arrested-for-digging-out-badger-sets/?ref=fbshr ################################################# North West Hunt Saboteurs Association 07960 038230 http://www.nwhsa.org.uk You can also …

Film of fox being kicked into river ‘proof illegal hunting is taking place’, says Packham

10/1/19 'This anachronistic savagery shames our nation and our species,' says Chris Packham A hunter has been caught on camera kicking the body of a fox into a river, in what Chris Packham says is “proof” illegal hunting is taking place in the UK. A member of the Cheshire Hunt, in red hunting jacket, was …