Case against Derwent Hunt dismissed

The trial of three members of the Derwent Hunt was dismissed recently by a magistrate who ruled there was “no case to answer” due to ‘insufficient evidence’ –despite video footage showing the pack of hounds in full pursuit of a fox.

Trial set for two members of the Fitzwilliam Hunt

Former huntsman George Adams and bird of prey handler John Mease were due to stand trial on the 5th December at Peterborough Magistrates' Court for illegal hunting with dogs.