We are winning the arguments in the National Trust hunting debate

Hundreds of pages of evidence show that we should not trust the hunting fraternity, and that hunting should be banned from National Trust land.Read more

Comedians and coughing - our round-up of Conference Season

The Labour and Conservative party conferences made the headlines for standing ovations and sore throats, but also for a dramatic announcement on sentencing for animal cruelty.Read more

Tally Ho! Time to REALLY ban fox hunting in Scotland

Tally Ho! Is not a shout you expect to hear in Scotland. But that’s what a team of the League’s investigators recorded a huntsman shouting as he encouraged his pack of hounds after a fox in the Scottish Borders earlier this year.Read more

How illegal deer hunts in England avoid prosecution

An effective loophole to the hunting ban has now been exposed.Read more

A special message to National Trust supporters from Chris Packham

Conservationist and TV presenter Chris Packham believes your grandchildren will thank you for voting to end hunting.Read more

October brings change

The emphasis for animals and plants alike quite suddenly becomes all about preparing for winter. Fungi appear as if by magic overnight and there is a different smell to the air now too.Read more

Bringing the campaign for a real hunting ban to Scotland’s high streets

We’ve been out campaigning for a real hunting ban – and getting a great response on Scotland’s streetsRead more

Is the message getting through to the National Trust?

This month, League representatives met with National Trust staff about the issue of hunting on its land. But how did the organisation respond to the evidence presented to it?Read more

Scottish Government to increase maximum sentences for animal cruelty

The Scottish Government has promised to increase the maximum sentence for animal cruelty in Scotland. It’s time for Westminster to follow suit.Read more

Making hay while the sun shines

We always leave grass cutting until late in the summer to allow the insects, birds and small mammals plenty of time to breed.Read more

National Trust – What you need to know before you vote

National Trust members will soon vote on whether or not to ban trail hunting on NT land. The NT are asking members not to ban it - we look at their arguments.Read more

National Trust members have a chance to vote for cruelty-free future

Many National Trust members will have been shocked recently to find out that hunting is allowed on Trust land. Every year, the Trust issues licences for ‘trail hunting’ in these protected areas – last year it was 79.Read more

In addition to lies, what else do trail hunts lay?

Hunting with dogs was banned in England and Wales by the Hunting Act 2004... but hunting with dogs continues until today. So how to they get away with it?Read more

How bad are hunts for conservation?

Killing wild animals inhumanely is not good for wildlife. You cannot conserve natural ecosystems if you are negatively affecting the native wildlife in them.Read more

Change is in the air

It is never a quiet time for wildlife on the League Against Cruel Sports wildlife sanctuaries. The breeding frenzy of spring and summer may have passed, but now a plethora of young animals are trying to make their own way in the world.Read more

Taking Action at the National Trust

On August Bank Holiday weekend, League supporters, volunteers, and staff found themselves standing outside two of the National Trust’s most popular properties, handing out leaflets to visitors.Read more

All the fun of the Birdfair

The League Against Cruel Sports has been attending Birdfair for a number of years, thanks mainly to the efforts of the League’s Midlands Support GroupRead more

Inglorious Twelfth: the grouse shooting industry’s shaky foundations

In the future we’ll look back disdainfully at the practice, and justifications, of shooting animals and birds for ‘sport’. I hope that future isn’t too far off.Read more