Middleton Hunt huntsman and master in court

Joint master and huntsman of the Middleton Hunt Tom Holt appeared at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on the 3rd September after being charged with hunting a wild mammal with dogs at Knapton Lodge, West Knapton in North Yorkshire on the 19th February 2014.

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Devon and Somerset Staghounds members prosecuted for illegal hunting

Three members of the Devon and Somerset Staghounds are being prosecuted for illegally hunting stags with dogs. The defendants face a total of four charges of hunting a wild mammal with a dog, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004 and relate to two separate incidences of alleged illegal hunting.

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Middleton Hunt huntsman charged with illegal fox hunting

Huntsman and joint master of the Middleton Hunt Tom Holt has been charged with hunting a wild mammal with a dog, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004. The case is based on evidence supplied by the League Against Cruel Sports and further investigations carried out by North Yorkshire police in relation to an incident alleged to have taken place during a hunt meet at West Knapton in North Yorkshire on the 19th February 2014.

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Members of the Lunesdale Foxhounds charged with illegally hunting a fox

The huntsman of the Lunesdale Foxhounds Ltd Paul Whitehead has been charged under Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004 for an alleged incident that took place on the 18th February 2014 near Ingleton, North Yorkshire. Terrence Potter, Company director of the Lunesdale Foxhounds Ltd is being charged under Section 10 of the Hunting Act 2004 for the same incident.

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College Valley and North Northumberland Hunt members charged with illegal fox hunting

Three members of the College Valley and North Northumberland Hunt, including the joint master and the huntsman, have been charged with illegally hunting a fox. Timothy Wyndham Basil Smalley, joint master, Ian Robert McKie, huntsman and Andrew John Proe, kennel huntsman, are each charged with hunting a wild mammal with dogs, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004.

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Somerset huntsman pleads guilty to hunting a fox with dogs

The huntsman for the Seavington Hunt appeared at Yeovil Magistrates’ Court and pleaded guilty to hunting a fox with dogs, contrary to S1 of the Hunting Act 2004. David Parker, 39 was fined £500, ordered to pay £500 costs and a £50 victim surcharge.

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Four men admit illegal hunting in Cumbria

Four men working for the Duddon Valley Fox Control Society have admitted hunting a wild mammal with a dog, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004, after evidence was passed on to Cumbria police by the League Against Cruel Sports. The four offenders admitted to unlawfully hunting foxes with dogs on 17th March 2013 at Broughton Moor in Cumbria, land where they had been granted permission by the Forestry Commission to carry out legal fox control.

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