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.

Grove and Rufford Hunt members in court

Three members of the Nottinghamshire based Grove and Rufford Hunt appeared at Mansfield Magistrates'Court on the 4th October after each were charged with hunting a wild mammal with dogs contrary to S1 of the Hunting Act 2004.

Fitzwilliam Hunt appear in court on illegal hunting charges

George Adams (retired) huntsman of the Fitzwilliam Hunt along with Bird of Prey Handler John Mease appeared before Peterborough Magistrates court on the 31st August after their case had been adjourned in July.

Fitzwilliam Huntsman charged with illegal hunting

The huntsman of the Fitzwilliam Hunt George Adams and bird of prey handler John Mease have been charged with offences under the Hunting Act after Cambridgeshire police investigated an alleged incident where a fox was chased and killed by hounds on New Years Day.