Joe Duckworth

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Why Banning Snares Is a No-Brainer

(5) Comments | Posted 19 March 2015 | (23:00)

For those who don't live in the countryside, the word 'snare' might conjure up images of historical man-traps whose days are long since gone. Or possibly a type of drum. But the modern reality of a snare is a loop of wire that traps around 1.7 million animals a year....

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Lifting the Veil on the Countryside's Best Kept Secret

(48) Comments | Posted 29 October 2011 | (00:00)

Today, right across the country, thousands of supporters of fox hunting will be assembling for the first meet of the season, the seventh since the ban came into force in 2005.

They will claim, publicly, to be hunting an artificial trail. Privately they will be intent on pursuing and...

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