Peterborough City Council Ban Hunting on their Land

Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 10th December 2020 Last night, at a full council meeting, Peterborough City Council voted to ban hunting on their land.  The final count was 30 in favour of the resolution, 26 against and 4 abstentions.  The resolution stated: “This Council resolves to do everything within its legal powers to prevent […]

HUNTS IN DISARRAY ON “SMOKESCREEN SATURDAY”

Yesterday marked the first major hunting day since national media coverage of the leaked hunting webinars. Our exposé had a major effect on hunt behaviour with many packs meeting early in an unsuccessful bid to avoid sabs. Highlights included the Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace sending their hounds home at first sight of sabs, and at […]

MASS CRIMINALITY IN HUNTING COMMUNITY REVEALED THROUGH LEAKED WEBINARS

Update 27.11.20: Two more major landowners have suspended licenses today. The Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) stated that “Whilst these allegations are being examined by the police and Crown Prosecution Service to determine if any criminal offences have taken place, we have suspended trail hunting on National Park Authority land.“This will include the suspension […]

Hunt Sabs Vehicle Lifted into Air by Enraged Shooters

Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 21st November 2020 A vehicle belonging to South Coast Hunt Saboteurs was lifted up in the air on the spikes of a JCB, risking the life of the occupants, whilst sabs were intervening at a wildfowl shoot that was taking place despite the national Covid lockdown. Members of the shooting […]

Hunting In England Banned During Second Lock Down

Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 2nd November 2020 The Hunting Office have announced that all registered hunts in England must cease hunting from Wednesday ahead of the second national lock down. In a confidential memo sent out to all Masters, chairmen and secretaries of fox, hare and deer hunts on Sunday they wrote: “Further to the […]

Lone Sab Attacked by Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire Hunt

Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 21st October 2020 On Saturday the 17th October a lone member of Glasgow Hunt Saboteurs was ambushed and attacked by members of the Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire Foxhunt. The group had just finished a successful day sabbing the hunt, ensuring no foxes were killed, and were waiting for a pick up […]

Kimblewick Hunt Terriermen Abandon Appeal Against Animal Cruelty Conviction.

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Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 4th September 2020   Mark Vincent and Ian Parkinson have abandoned their appeal over the sentence they received for releasing a captive fox to be hunted by the Kimblewick Hunt.  The pair had received 12 week prison sentences, suspended for 1 year, and community service after being found guilty of […]

Not So Glorious 12th

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  On Wednesday the 12th August over 100 sabs descended on the Northern Peak District to disrupt the Glorious 12th, the traditional start of the grouse shooting season.  Appropriate social distancing measures were observed to ensure we kept ourselves and local communities safe whilst doing everything we could to disrupt the shooters.   After several […]

Fechan Great News for Wildlife as Fox and Hare Hunts Fold

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Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 2nd August 2020   We’re delighted to hear that both the Ystrad Taf Fechan hunt in South Wales and Mr Elliott’s Harriers in Staffordshire have folded.   After 40 years the Ystrad Taf Fechan have had their kennels sold out from underneath them and have failed to find a viable […]

BARLOW HUNT CONVICTION FOR KILLING FOX DENIED

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  We are disappointed today to find out that the CPS have decided not to press charges against the Barlow Hunt after they killed a fox on 17th December 2019. The Barlow hosted a joint meet with the North Shropshire hunt at Sydnope Hall Farm, near Matlock, Derbyshire. The hunt had visited land owned by […]