Suppress the truth by shooting the messenger

[singlepic id=295 w=200 h=200 float=left]This year Natural England announced changes to their licensing policy for Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland after claiming too many duplicate and uncoordinated nest visits were being undertaken in the area, in particular on moorland owned by United Utilities Plc. This excuse is the old chestnut and has been used in the […]

Natural England exposé coming here soon!

[singlepic id=294 w=320 h=240 float=right]Get the skinny on how this government quango operates in a totally biased and unethical way when it comes to licensing raptor workers in Bowland. Some words you might well be seeing are: duplicitous, morally bankrupt, disingenuous, vindictive, arrogant and plain stupid. Also ‘questions in the house’.

Thanks are due to […]

Northumberland apprentice gamekeeper sent to prison.

TWO men from Northumberland, one an apprentice gamekeeper, have been sent to prison by South East Northumberland magistrates after forcing animals to fight to the death and posting footage of their sadistic activities on the internet. Wayne Lumsden and Connor Patterson, both 23, were sent to prison for 26 and 20 weeks respectively by magistrates […]

Do as we say – not as we do …

Word on the street is that Natural England are concerned about the duplication of peregrine nest visits in the Bowland area last year, and are considering modifying conditions of licenses held by the local raptor group this year in ways that, if the rumours are true, run counter to reason and logic.

Peregrine coordinator for […]