Police appeal for information following disorder at legal drag hunt

Date Published: 18/03/2014 16:20 Police from the Eden Neighbourhood Policing Team are appealing for information following a number of alleged incidents at a recent legal drag hunt on Saturday 15th March in the area of Grisedale Beck. A legal drag hunt involves the laying of a scent, usually animal based (fox urine) prior to the …

Windsor ‘wildlife massacre’: 7,000 animals killed in just ONE year on the royal estate – Mirror Online

Feb 23, 2014 17:28 Figures show that the Crown Estate's 'vermin control' methods wiped out 1,161 rabbits, 118 parakeets, 28 hares and nine moles An animal welfare campaign group has slammed a 'Windsor wildlife massacre' after figures showed more than 7,000 animals were killed on the royal estate in just a single year. The staggering …

Hunt apology after hounds go on the run – Banbury Guardian

A huntmaster has apologised after hounds ran through a village garden and towards a nursery school in possible pursuit of a fox. Sam Butler, of the Warwickshire Hunt, offered the apology in response to strong criticism after the hounds picked up the scent of a fox in Farnborough on Monday. The hounds ran through one …

(BEWARE IMAGES ATTACHED) Farmer appalled by hunt as young children witness foxes killed

By Western Morning News | Posted: January 26, 2014 Youngsters watched on as countrymen with dogs unearthed and shot two foxes, in pictures released by anti-hunt campaigners. The images show children thought to be as young as five standing just yards away as the animals are dug from an old badger sett and killed. The …

York and Ainsty South Hunt denies claims of illegal fox hunting

A NORTH YORKSHIRE hunt has denied claims it illegally hunted foxes on parkland near Selby. The York and Ainsty South Hunt held a Pony Club ride at Escrick Park, near Selby, on December 28. Activists from a Sheffield hunt saboteurs group have claimed it hunted three foxes and broke the law by illegally disturbing an …