The trial relating to six members of the Devon based Lamerton Hunt is due to take place at Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court on the 30th November 2015 and is estimated to last two weeks. Huntsman David Lewis, whipper-in Steve Craddock, joint master George Moyse and terrier men Gilmore Lewis, Wayne Bartlett and Stephen Mitchell are being prosecuted privately by the League Against Cruel Sports for hunting a wild mammal with dogs, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004. The alleged incident took place on the 26th March 2014 when the hunt met at Holdstrong Bungalow, near Lydford, Devon.
Stuart HARRISON, huntsman of the Claro Beagles, appeared before Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on 3rd May 2018, charged with S.1 hunting of a hare. Full story
The use of spades, metal bars or even adapted walking sticks to dig down into a tunnel system to find a fox. Terriers were used to locate the fox before it was killed.Full Glossary