The Preston and District Wildfowling Association (PDWA) have been awarded a £21,000 grant from the Wildlife Habitat Charitable Trust (WHCT) to improve habitat on the protected Hutton Marsh in the Ribble Estuary. The grant will be used to fund habitat improvements for nesting birds, as well as to encourage water voles and otters into the… Read more »
North Yorkshire Police’s decision to halt all firearm and shotgun certificate grants has been described by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), as “a clear breach of their statutory duty”. In correspondence with North Yorkshire MPs, BASC has asked that the force is scrutinised and that they resume… Read more »
Conservative calls for Andrew Mitchell to be returned to government are gathering momentum, after it was suggested last night police officers could have fabricated evidence against him.
Families of those killed in the Hillsborough disaster won recognition of their campaign after nearly a quarter of a century today when the high court quashed the verdict of ‘accidental killing’ concerning their deaths.