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Major landowner bans snares

We can now report that our first major anti snaring protest has been abandoned after Sussex police have informed us that “all snares are to…

Man charged over snared badger deaths

A man from Renwick, near Penrith, appeared before Eden magistrates yesterday charged with killing two badgers at Kirkoswald between May 10 and September 30 last…

Scottish Badgers Oppose Snares

Scottish Badgers’ have announced its total opposition to snaring. At its AGM “Scottish Badgers” has announced its total opposition to snaring,and have now stated the…

Woodland Trust oppose snares

The Woodland Trust’s view on snaring, taken from their website: “The Woodland Trust believes that government policy across the UK should promote biodiversity by enabling…

Anti-snare demo at BASC headquarters

The National Anti Snaring Campaign held a demonstration outside the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (they mean conserving ‘gamebirds’ for shooting, not conservation in…

Shooting estates hare and rabbit snaring

Investigations by the NASC can reveal new evidence showing that rabbits and hares are being killed in fox snares on shooting estates and dying an…

Dead deer find sparks animal snares anger

National animal activists have complained about the way Northumbria Police have handled cruelty allegations. Anti-snare campaigner John Gill says he discovered a dead deer trapped…

Appeal after horror attacks on badgers

One badger had been found dead and another badly injured – one snared, the other possibly baited with dogs. The grim finds in the region,…

Badger snared in Market Stainton

Another badger has been found dead in a snare. The unfortunate animal was discovered near Market Stainton in Lincolnshire. An examination revealed that the badger…

RSPCA probes snares after cats are trapped

RSPCA inspectors have launched a manhunt after two pet cats were trapped in home-made snares. The animal welfare charity, which has a shelter in Altham,…

Badger’s torture in hell trap

THE horrific death of a badger in a self-locking snare today brought a warning from sickened RSPCA officers: “We will catch you and prosecute.” They…