Cheltenham Festival: What they don’t want you to know

It's no secret that horses die on the racetrack and this year's Cheltenham Festival is no different. Over the course of the three day event, Sadly Ballyward, Sir Erec and Invitation Only were all euthanised as a result of the injuries that they sustained during racing. As ever the racecourse has vowed to look into … Continue reading Cheltenham Festival: What they don’t want you to know

Watch: Lamb attacked by Meynell fox hounds

In yet another sickening case of out of control foxhounds, a lamb saw its' life come close to death at the hands of the Meynell and South Staffordshire hunt. It goes without saying that if the Meynell hunt were actually following a trail then why would it have been placed across a farm? Of course … Continue reading Watch: Lamb attacked by Meynell fox hounds

Jacob Rees-Mogg ‘hosted fox hunt on his country estate’

According to Mendip Hunt Watch, the Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg hosted the Mendip Farmers' Hunt at Gournay Court, West Harptree on March 2nd. "We couldn't quite believe it when we received a tip off from an annoyed constituent that Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg was holding a meet of the Mendip Farmers'Hunt at his home at Gournay Court, … Continue reading Jacob Rees-Mogg ‘hosted fox hunt on his country estate’

Pro-Hunt Chairman of Kent Wildlife Trust pressured to resign

Campaigners are calling for Michael Bax, the chairman of Kent Wildlife Trust, to step down from his position with immediate effect after it emerged that he served as Chairman of the Hare-hunting group the Blean Beagles between 1971 and 2005. Not only this but it has also been discovered that Bax’s business, BTF Partnership, sponsored game … Continue reading Pro-Hunt Chairman of Kent Wildlife Trust pressured to resign

Lord Mancroft claims only hunting associations care about the welfare of foxes

In a speech made to the House of Lords today, the Conservative Lord Mancroft re-opened the debate surrounding the ban on hunting when he suggested that hunting associations are the only groups that care about the welfare of foxes. "My Lords, does my noble friend share with me the confusion about the noble baroness and … Continue reading Lord Mancroft claims only hunting associations care about the welfare of foxes

Keeptheban: ‘We will fight tooth and nail to ensure fox hunting is NEVER legalised

In May 2015 we launched the Keeptheban movement, harnessing the overwhelming public support for the ban on hunting. 2 years later and we are proud to have amassed over 230,000 followers, greatly surpassing the Countryside Alliance but is this really any surprise? If there's one thing that being a part of this campaign has made … Continue reading Keeptheban: ‘We will fight tooth and nail to ensure fox hunting is NEVER legalised

The debate on fox hunting shouldn’t even be up for discussion

The 'Make Hunting History March' on Bank Holiday Monday not only provided ocular proof of the overwhelming public support for the ban on hunting, but it demonstrated the ridiculousness of the debate even being up for discussion. In a country that prides itself upon being a nation of animal lovers it is inconceivable that the … Continue reading The debate on fox hunting shouldn’t even be up for discussion

BBC fails to report on biggest animal rights march in recent history

On Bank Holiday Monday, thousands of compassionate people descended upon the streets of London to voice their support for the ban on fox hunting, deer hunting, and hare coursing. The 'Make Hunting History March' followed Theresa May's public announcement that the Conservative Party intends to hold  free vote on repeal of the Hunting Act. The … Continue reading BBC fails to report on biggest animal rights march in recent history