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National Trust bans trail hunting on its land amid illegal foxhunt concerns
Ban on practice, which critics say can be smokescreen for foxhunting, follows similar move by Natural Resources Wales

Sarah Marsh

25, Nov, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Wales landowner bans trail hunting after use as foxhunting cover
Natural Resources Wales says it cannot be sure trail hunting will not be used as smokescreen for illegal activity

Steven Morris

18, Nov, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Ministers accused of ‘dithering’ as trophy hunting law delayed again
‘Animals abroad bill’ aimed at clamping down on trophy hunting and harmful animal experiences pushed back

Aubrey Allegretti and Helena Horton

15, Nov, 2021 @7:59 PM

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Woman who appeared to slap and kick horse ousted from Pony Club role
Organisation condemns ‘unacceptable treatment’ seen in footage of Cottesmore Hunt and says volunteer has been removed

Caroline Davies

09, Nov, 2021 @8:42 PM

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RSPCA investigates after huntswoman filmed kicking and punching a horse
Naturalist Chris Packham calls for legal action over ‘appalling abuse’ at the Cottesmore hunt

Kevin Rawlinson

08, Nov, 2021 @2:51 PM

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Hunting, shooting and taxing: call for grouse estates to pay green levy
Move would encourage landowners to repair peatlands, restore woods and cut carbon emissions, says conservation group

Robin McKie

07, Nov, 2021 @6:45 AM

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National Trust sees off culture war rebellion in an AGM of discontent
After the worries over ‘wokeness’, hunting was the day’s big issue

Vanessa Thorpe & James Tapper

30, Oct, 2021 @8:50 PM

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Leading huntsman fined over advice on how to hide illegal fox hunting
Mark Hankinson was filmed by hunt saboteurs encouraging others to use ‘trail hunting’ as smokescreen for the real thing

Damien Gayle

15, Oct, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Why are foxhunters exempt from the Tories’ ‘public order’ crackdown? | George Monbiot
Bloodsports enthusiasts appear to be running riot, while the government rides roughshod over our right to protest, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

13, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Chris Packham vows to continue activism after arson attack on home
BBC Springwatch presenter says car set alight and gate burned down at New Forest property

Charlie Moloney

10, Oct, 2021 @11:44 AM

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National Trust could vote to ban trail-hunting on its land
Charity grants licences for hugely divisive practice which critics say is used as cover for illegal hunts

Tom Ambrose

04, Sep, 2021 @5:16 PM

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‘Glorious Twelfth’ on the brink across UK after poor grouse breeding season
Hard frosts, sleet and cold rain during hatching season earlier in summer has caused loss of entire broods

Helena Horton

30, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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