Quorn hunt staff face trial for illegal fox hunting

Two men from the Quorn Hunt pleaded not guilty at a pre-trial hearing on the 7th October at Leicester Magistrates Court after being charged with offences under the Hunting Act…

Quorn Hunt members due in court

John Oliver FINNEGAN aka Ollie FINNEGAN, huntsman of the Quorn Hunt, and former whipper-in of the hunt Rhys MATCHAM are due to appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court at 10.00 hours…

Two men found not guilty of illegal deer hunting

Richard Down, former huntsman, and Martin Watts, former whipper-in and current huntsman of the Quantock Staghounds, were both accused of hunting a wild mammal with a dog in a trial…

Huntsman of the Grafton Hunt in court for illegal fox hunting

A three-day trial has been set for Michael Francis Wills, huntsman of the Grafton Hunt, at Wellingborough Magistrates' Court on the 20th and 21st May 2019 and at Northampton Magistrates' Court on the 22nd May 2019.

Huntsman loses appeal against illegal hunting conviction

George Adams, former huntsman with the Fitzwilliam Hunt, lost his appeal at Cambridge Crown Court on the 9th May 2019 after the judge rejected his attempts to use what is known as the ‘falconry exemption’ to persuade them to overturn his earlier conviction.

Hunt members in court charged with Hunting Act offences

Five members of the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt entered not guilty pleas when they appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court on Tuesday, April 30th, accused of hunting fox cubs with dogs, contrary to S1 Hunting Act 2004.