Huntsman of the Grafton Hunt Mick Wills is to face trial on 3rd September 2018 at Wellingborough Magistrates Court on a charge of illegal hunting. The charge relates to an alleged incident on 23rd September last year. Wills pleaded Not Guilty at an initial hearing in April.
Three men have appeared in court charged with offences under the Hunting Act 2014, the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979. Full story
Gone to ground
When the hunted fox has taken refuge underground; usually a fox earth or badger sett but could include a drain, log pile or hay bale. Also Gone to Earth and Run to Ground.Full Glossary