Hunting

What to do about fox hunting on Public Access Land

The area marked on the map, around Hatchmoor, is public access land. It is also a regular haunt for the Torrington Farmers Hunt, which has hunted on it several times recently, on Boxing Day 2022 and on other occasions since. On Boxing Day they were seen chasing a total of five foxes there. So what can people do about fox…

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Hunting

What to do about fox hunting?

The fox hounds are in cry. Perhaps you can see them chasing a fox. Maybe you’ve just witnessed a fox running over a busy road, chased by a pack of dogs. Have fox hounds invaded your garden, terrifying your pets and upsetting your children? You might hear fox hunting in progress on someone’s land. Perhaps hunters have blocked your car…

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Hunting

Hunt insurance – And why criminal hunters can’t claim

Earlier this year an article about hunt insurance and related equine insurances appeared in Insurance Times, the UK’s top insurance sector magazine. It revealed the shocking truth about the insurers who offer insurance to hunts even though, as the journalist said, the fact that the majority of hunts still hunt foxes is ‘one of the UK countryside’s worst kept secrets’.…

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Hunting

TORRINGTON FARMERS HUNT ACTIVITY: 2021-2022 SEASON

Every time the Torrington Farmers Hunt and Stevenstone Hunt meet, they hunt foxes. It is common knowledge amongst local people, all three local Councils, and the police.  This document covers the fox hunting season August 2021 – April 2022. It details the reported activities of these two fox hunts in one small area. It also looks into other interesting aspects of…

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Tories

Tory Economic Expertise Ruins Britain

Fear-mongering Tories like to point their fingers at Jeremy Corbyn and worry the electorate by telling them that he would be a disaster for business in this country. But the tsunami of businesses leaving the country due to Tory Brexit has nothing to do with Corbyn – it’s entirely the responsibility of the Conservative party, as is their disastrous economic…

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Tories

Don’t Let Tory Voter ID Steal Your Vote

Electoral fraud, in the UK, is remarkably rare. In 2017 there were just 28 allegations of voter fraud from 44.6 million votes cast. That’s a measly 0.000063% which will have had zero impact on the results. Yet the Tories want to make it mandatory for all voters to present photographic ID when they go to the polling stations, allegedly to…

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