Posts Tagged ‘Ross-on-Wye’

Police investigate ‘attack’ on local hunt kennels

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by RebelBull

The Ross Harriers hunt are in the media yet again this week with an article published claiming that the police are investigating an attack on their kennels, including the dumping of a dead dog on the huntsman’s driveway. Police were called to the address in Coughton, near Ross-On-Wye last Tuesday, 19th March, to reports of […]

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Herefordshire huntsman fined £3000 after racially abusing hunt saboteur

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by RebelBull

Lee Peters, huntsman for the Ross Harriers Hunt who operate in south Herefordshire, has been found guilty of racially aggravated harassment and threatening behaviour after a three-day trial at Hereford Magistrates Court. Peters, a 33-year-old father of two who lives in Coughton near Ross-on-Wye, was fined £720, ordered to pay £2,000 court costs and £200 […]

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Badger cull delayed until next summer

Posted on October 30th, 2012 by RebelBull

The pilot badger culls planned for two areas in the West Country have been postponed until next summer. The Heckler previously reported on the trial badger culls, planned to begin in areas of west Somerset and west Gloucestershire this autumn. But last week the badgers and the animal activists opposing the cull won a reprieve with […]

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Hunt supporter pleads guilty to hunt saboteur assault

Posted on October 25th, 2012 by RebelBull

Hunt Saboteurs Association Press Release October 24th 2012 Paul Standen, a supporter of the Ross Harriers Hunt, pleaded guilty today to assaulting two hunt saboteurs. Standen, who was on trial at Hereford Magistrates Court, had to pay a fine, costs and compensation. The incident occurred in March this year when the Ross Harriers met at […]

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Conflict in the countryside as badger cull set to start

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by RebelBull

Yesterday over a hundred people gathered outside the annual Tory Party Conference in Birmingham to protest against the upcoming pilot badger cull planned for two areas in the West Country, the latest part of an increasingly intense debate over the morality and practicality of killing badgers to lower TB in cattle.  For a number of […]

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h.Energy: Sustainable Herefordshire Week

Posted on September 29th, 2012 by Luther Blissett

h.Energy kicked off early last week with a flash mob in Hereford High Town. Over 100 people surprised shoppers by breaking into song. The organisers were equally surprised when many of the shoppers joined in for the encore. (click here to see footage of the flash mob) Now in it’s third year, h.Energy has over […]

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More violence from the Ross Harriers Hunt

Posted on March 18th, 2012 by RebelBull

Supporters of the Ross Harriers Hunt smashed a vehicle window and attacked hunt saboteurs with an iron bar during a meet at Orcop Hill, west of Ross-on-Wye, yesterday. The victim of the attack suffered injuries to the leg and head. Throughout the day the hunt had been threatening and assaulting saboteurs. This escalated until several […]

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Ross-On-Wye huntsman arrested for racial abuse

Posted on January 8th, 2012 by RebelBull

Huntsman Arrested for Racially Abusing Hunt Saboteur Lee Peters, huntsman for the Ross Harriers, was arrested today for racially abusing a hunt saboteur who was present to try and stop illegal hunting taking place. As the Harriers left their meet at Penny Farthing, Aston Crews, Mr. Peters shouted racist remarks about a saboteur to other […]

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Tudorville Youth Centre saved!

Posted on October 20th, 2010 by RebelBull

Tudorville Youth Centre in Ross has now been saved from closure! The council had previously branded the building ‘unfit for purpose’ but Tudorville locals knew it was an important asset. Their campaign against closure now means that the centre will be run by the community, for the community. Members of the Tudorville and District Community Centre […]

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Councillors deaf to all objections

Posted on June 15th, 2010 by RebelBull

Should next year’s local elections change the rotten-to-the-core Herefordshire Council, the autocratic authority’s all-powerful Central Planning Committee should be the first to get a thorough clean-out. Two disgracefully lop-sided decisions were whistled through this Spring: the fatuous ‘link road to nowhere’ and a lacklustre housing development in the grounds of the listed Caradoc Court, near […]

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