THE ENGLISH SHOOTING ESTATES THAT REAR 20 MILLION PHEASANTS A YEAR

This post is by Guy Shrubsole. Go for a drive down a country lane and you’re almost certain to encounter a pheasant, most likely as it leaps, kamikaze-style, into the path of the oncoming car. Pheasants are a non-native species in Britain, introduced for shooting; and though we tend to think of them as a harmless …

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Caths Big 50th Fundraising for Cheshire Hunt Sabs

For my 50th birthday on 4th April I am hoping to raise £50 for Cheshire Hunt Saboteurs. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/cathporter50 Cheshire Hunt Saboteurs are a non-profit organisation of individuals who are dedicated to preventing the unlawful hunting of foxes, badgers, hares and other wildlife. Cheshire is a beautiful county with an abundance of nature. Unfortunately it is …

‘Sabs killed the fox’ and other hunt lies are quickly coming apart. Just like hunting itself.

30th March 2019 Hunting is backed into a corner. Its overt cruelty and lack of compassion are unfit for today. That hasn’t stopped hunts and their supporters from trying to manipulate their way out of the situation by attempting to quash one of its greatest threats: anti-hunting direct action. But hunt lies aren’t going as …

Sunderland poacher faces jail after making ‘barbaric’ videos of his dog killing foxes for sport

Friday 22 March 2019 A Sunderland poacher is facing jail after making shocking videos of his dog brutally killing wild foxes. Arron Crighton has admitted offences under the 2001 Animal Welfare Act and 2004 Hunting Act after using his black whippet, Jet, to attack and kill foxes. Police have slammed the 21-year-old who 'took a great …

SAB VEHICLES RAMMED BY GROVE & RUFFORD SUPPORTERS

Watch the video here On Saturday 16th March 2019 - Manchester Hunt Sabs , Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs, Liverpool Hunt Sabs, and West Yorkshire Hunt Saboteursdecided to visit the Grove & Rufford Hunt who were meeting at Gold Hill Farm, Edingley, Newark. Earlier in the week this hunt had been violent towards sabs, and their supporters had attacked Lincoln Hunt …

Manchester Hunt Sabs car rammed by hunt supporters

Original message from Liverpool Hunt Sabs Today (16th March 2019) we teamed up with Manchester Hunt Sabs, Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs, West Yorkshire Hunt Saboteurs, Nottingham Hunt Saboteurs and Lincoln Hunt Saboteurs to visit the Grove and Rufford who were meeting between Southwell and Kirklington - East of Mansfield. We were immediately greeted by a friendly …

Wildlife campaigners take legal action against ‘pest’ bird killings

15th March 2019 New group Wild Justice challenging Natural England over licence to slaughter certain wild birds. The killing of thousands of “pest” birds each year including crows, rooks, jackdaws, magpies and woodpigeons is to be challenged in court by wildlife campaigners including Chris Packham. Wild Justice, a group newly created by Packham and fellow …

Huntsman guilty of fox kill and assaulting ‘sab’ activist on Suffolk estate

13th March 2019 Christopher Amatt is believed to be the first organised Suffolk hunt member to be found guilty of breaking laws introduced in 2004. Codefendant Archibald Clifton-Brown (19) was cleared of the offence after a three-day trial at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday. But both were found guilty of assaulting activist Steven Milton when …