Peterborough City Council Ban Hunting on their Land

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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 […]

Three Employees of Derwent Hunt Charged with Illegal Hunting


Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 16th May 2017   Three employees of the Derwent hunt in North Yorkshire have been charged with illegal hunting. The three: huntsman Sean McClarron, kennel huntsman Jason Marles (now huntsman at the Eggesford Hunt) and whip Damian Readman are due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates Court on 22nd May.   […]

Are the Crawley and Horsham the Guiltiest Hunt?


Hunt saboteurs association Press Release September 17th 2013 Nick Bycroft, professional huntsman with the financially troubled Crawley and Horsham Hunt appeared today before Worthing magistrates court charged with a Hunting Act offence dating from January 2013. The crime occurred during a meet at Angmering Park, near Arundel, West Sussex on land owned by the trustees […]

All we want for Christmas is enforcement of the bloody law!

Enforce the bloody law postcard

HSA news release 22nd December 2006   Petition and postcards ask Govt ‘For Fox Sake Enforce the Ban!’ The Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) has unveiled a new petition and postcard campaign asking the Government to enforce the ban on hunting, and the first postcard returns are arriving at the Home Office now ready for the […]

Animal Welfare campaigner beaten with baseball bats by thugs.

HSA news release 21st September 2001 Animal Welfare campaigner beaten with baseball bats by thugs John Gill, an animal welfare and anti-snare campaigner from Castleside near Consett in Co Durham was yesterday viciously and cowardly attacked by 3 armed ‘men’ in his own home. He spent the day and night in the University Hospital, Durham […]

Anti-saboteur law fails in first season

Criminal Justice Act results: Convicted – 7.1%; Dropped – 43.6% A dramatic new report on the first season of the implementation of the new offence of aggravated trespass created by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act shows the policy has been an expensive disaster.