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 [...]

(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 [...]