Gloucestershire badger cull licence extension granted

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-24642465 23 October 2013 Last updated at 17:18 Gloucestershire badger cull licence extension granted Badger Defra said 708 badgers had been killed in the six-week Gloucestershire cull The pilot badger cull in west Gloucestershire will continue for another eight weeks after a licence was granted, Natural England has confirmed. During the six-week period of the …

Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire

Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire Company seeks extension as marksmen manage to kill only 30% of population against a target of 70% in alloted six weeks Adam Vaughan theguardian.com, Thursday 17 October 2013 The number of badgers killed in Gloucestershire as part of a cull by farmers and government to curb …

The badger cull in Somerset and Gloucestershire has now started

If you can help stop the cull or would like to donate money to help sabs in the field see the various links below: Manchester Hunt Sabs Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Manchester-Hunt-Sabs/376472612370010 Manchester Hunt Sabs donations for fuel fund for the badger cull - http://www.gofundme.com/Manc-Sabs Three Counties Hunt Sabs (for all the latest news on the …

Controversial herring gull cull gets green light

The environment secretary has ruled that the cull of the endangered sea birds on the Ribble Estuary can go ahead Leo Hickman guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 25 June 2013 Owen Paterson, the environment secretary, has given the green light to a controversial cull of endangered sea birds on the Ribble Estuary in Lancashire, the Guardian has learned. …

Michael Eavis throws support behind badger cull

Glastonbury festival founder and dairy farmer says he is 'not on the side of badgers' and supports a cull in certain circumstances Simon Hattenstone and Patrick Barkham guardian.co.uk, Friday 21 June 2013 15.20 BST Michael Eavis, the founder of Glastonbury festival and the best-known dairy farmer in Britain, has spoken in support of the badger …

Cull saboteurs: ‘We will put ourselves between the bullets and the badgers’

Sarah Morrison delves inside the secret world of the people trying to stop the mass shootings Sarah Morrison Friday, 14 June 2013 Lynn, a 46-year-old midwife, finds a novel way to fill her days off. The one-time hunter is now a hunt saboteur who finds herself at the centre of the Government’s controversial badger cull. …

Fury at minister Richard Benyon’s ‘astounding’ refusal to ban deadly bird poison

Millionaire landowner – and Wildlife minister – accused of putting wealthy friends before his parliamentary brief The Wildlife minister, Richard Benyon, has been accused of being "the gamekeeper's friend" by refusing to outlaw a poison used by some to kill protected birds of prey on shooting estates. Mr Benyon, a millionaire landowner who is strongly …