Should the Government ban Driven Grouse Shooting for this year due to the Virus?

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May is here and for some reason large numbers of Grouse moor game keepers have been working all through the ‘Corona Shut Down’! Is this what the government meant by ‘essential work’? Well, of course, the reason is now clear – removal of Birds of Prey. […]

Grouse shooting on Denton moor in Yorkshire will end

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It was announced yesterday, 21 March, by the leading engineering firm that its grouse shooting arrangements on the Denton Park Estate, Wharfedale, would be brought to an end.

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Walshaw moor: Intensively managed for red grouse, while habitat legislation ignored.

 

Hebden Bridge resident Ros talks about about the impact of having a moor with grouse shooting near her home, as part of the preparation for our film, “Grouse shooting: Unnatural. Uncontrolled. Unkind.” You can watch the full film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RROGO…. Grouse moor owners, supported by millions of pounds of taxpayer subsidies, brutally kill […]

Toothless Natural England gives in to wildlife criminals

Government body responsible for wildlife protection issues first license for Hen Harrier ‘brood meddling’ on grouse moors.

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Hen Harrier chicks and eggs will be removed from nests, reared in captivity and released but to what fate? (© Ian Newton)

In a highly controversial move, that will […]

RSPB Scotland welcomes official SNP policy support for licensing shooting estates

RSPB press release:

RSPB Scotland welcomes official SNP policy support for licensing shooting estates

Motion approved at National Council

A landmark decision by Scottish National Party (SNP) delegates to adopt officially a policy supporting licensing of driven grouse shooting estates has been welcomed by RSPB Scotland.

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