Racecourse Condemns Wire Traps

Chepstow racecourse management has condemned snares on its land after two dogs became trapped in wire nooses. The second incident happened within days of last week's Free Press article drawing…

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Guilty gamekeeper has 44 charges dropped

WILDLIFE campaigners have expressed outrage after prosecutors dropped 44 charges against a gamekeeper accused of storing poisons capable of killing thousands of people in an unlocked shed. Following plea-bargaining, 68-year-old…

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Cruel fate of snared badger

Police are hunting badger killers who snared an animal and left it to die an agonising death. The badger, which was being radio tracked for a research project, was found…

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EDM 75 – Snares

Tabled by David Drew MP EARLY DAY MOTION 75 That this house notes with concern that badgers, domestic pets, livestock and other animals continue to be severely injured and killed…

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Snare trappers target cat

An animal charity says someone may be deliberately setting snares to trap cats on Teesside. Graham Reeves, who lives in the Crayke Road area of Stockton, had to free the…

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Cornwall otter dies in snare

The otter pictured below, was recently snared at Looe, Cornwall. Photos courtesy of Water for Wildlife Cornwall Wildlife Trust. We can see how otters can be snared with another photo…

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