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RSPCA may stop hunt prosecutions

The RSPCA is considering a change in the way they pursue hunt prosecutions. Ray Goodfellow, chief legal officer, told the Sunday Times: “We are upholding the Hunting Act, the law…


Marks & Spencer grouse sales on hold

Marks & Spencer has announced that it will not be stocking red grouse this season. The retailer told The Times that it will resume stocking the bird once it has…

venison steak

Venison sales quadruple

Sales of venison have increased by £5million in a year, with supermarkets expanding their range to supply the growing demand

The stormy cloud approaching the CLA Game Fair crowds

Gallery: CLA Game Fair

Tens of thousands of people passed through the gates of a hot and humid Blenheim Palace every day from 18 to 20 July for this year’s CLA Game Fair. It…


Heatwave forecast for CLA Game Fair

A heatwave has been forecast for the Friday of the CLA Game Fair, with temperatures set to reach 28° in the afternoon. People have been told to keep out of…