Two men have pleaded not guilty at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court to hunting and killing a fox with hounds during a Boxing Day Hunt in Suffolk. Christopher Amatt 58, of Attleton Green, and Archibald Clifton-Brown 19, of Haverhill, both denied hunting a fox in Great Thurlow on 26 December 2017. Christopher Amatt also pleaded not guilty to assault and Archibald Clifton-Brown denied assault by beating. They were granted unconditional bail, with a trial date yet to be set.
Huntsman of the Quantock Staghounds Richard Down, 54, of West Bagborough, and whipper-in Martin Watts, 55 of Washford, stood trial at Taunton Magistrates' Court on November 12th and 13th accused of illegally hunting deer with dogs on the Quantock Hills on January 22, 2018, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004 Full story
When hounds hunt something other than their intended quarry.Full Glossary