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Ten questions about Public Safety and the Badger Cull

Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting has raised ten questions about public safety and the badger cull. Public Safety in the 2014 Badger Cull: Just how safe are the public when… 1. New Guidelines allow lone shooters to operate without safety lookouts? 2. New Guidelines allow lone shooters using Night Vision to ...read more →

Why rural affairs matter in this election

Rural communities could play an important role in deciding the outcome of such a tight election. So which issues are likely to be the major debating points for parties hoping to win votes in rural areas? Source: www.bbc.co.uk The shire constituencies will be an important battle ground in the election.

River health revealed in ‘shocking’ figures

Just 17% of England’s rivers are judged to be in good health, according to “shocking” figures Source: www.bbc.co.uk Our rivers are in a poor state and inadequate remediation work is underway to tackle the problem.  Moreover chronic problems relating to agricutural run off, river channel barriers and  soil erosion remain ...read more →

Badgers TB vaccine: Cornwall expansion plans

A trial to give Bovine TB vaccines to badgers will expand after it was deemed a success by scientists in Cornwall. Source: www.bbc.co.uk This is a well founded, scientifically designed example of leadership.  Rosie Woodroffe has used all of her research and field experience to get a large scale badger ...read more →

Liz Truss Meeting : Update – Badger Trust

Trust has followed up its meeting with the Secretary of State Liz Truss with a letter stressing the increased  levels badger crime. Source: badgertrust.org.uk The Badger Trust has followed up its meeting with the Secretary of State Liz Truss with a letter stressing the increased  levels badger crime. “Badger Cull ...read more →