A beacon of hope

"Thanks to the generosity of League supporters we can continue to provide some respite for wildlife, where it can go about its daily life without being harassed by humans." Read the latest from Paul Tillsley, our Head of Conservation & Education speaks about what is going on at our wildlife sanctuaries and how important these safe havens are.Read more


"Putting the focus on animals, persecuted for sport, must be the priority for our charity. It’s why I became a trustee, and it’s what drives me now as Chair." Read the latest from our Chair of the Board of Trustees, Tim Holmes.Read more

A network of cruelty

"Everyone can play a part in protecting man’s best friend. That’s why it’s so important we work together to raise awareness of dog fighting in the UK. " Read the latest from Suzanne Heaney, the League's very own Programme Manager, as she recognises the courageous work from all involved with exposing the cruelty of dog fighting.Read more

It's time to take a stand against dog fighting

Following the major dog fighting BBC report which was triggered after an earlier investigation by the League Against Cruel Sports, Andy Knott, CEO recognises the courageous work of dedicated staff at the League and the BBC.Read more

Spring is on its way

Wonderful new blog by our Head of Conservation and Education, Paul Tillsley. "Keeping an eye on the League’s wildlife sanctuaries is always likely to bring surprises of one kind or another." Paul updates us on the wildlife and environment at the beautiful sanctuaries that he manages and looks after.Read more

A View from the Trustees…

At our Board meeting on 26 January the Trustees decided that having seen the blogs from members of staff it might be an idea for Trustees to do the same. Read the latest from new trustee Peter Waghorn.Read more

A conflict of interest?

The Wildlife Trust's do great work across the UK, but Tom Fitton has deep concerns about a man with a history of hunting and shooting chairing the Kent Wildlife TrustRead more

Boxing Day: One month on

197 reports of illegal hunting and 23 foxes witnessed being killed this hunting season. But we believe that's just the tip of the iceberg. Read our Head of Campaign, Nick Weston's new blog for more.Read more

When the guns fall silent

Pheasant shooting season is drawing to an end. Another 35 million birds have been released into the countryside to be needlessly slaughtered, but at the end of the month, at least for the time being, a ceasefire will be called, and the guns will fall silent.Read more

Working for change

The past year – including this Boxing Day – has seen some positive developments in the campaign to end the killing of animals by hunts. These steps on the road to change can show how the variety of work done by the League and others in the anti-hunt movement can really add up to success.Read more

Simply Complicated

Robbie Marsland - the Director of the League Scotland has written an informative blog updating us on the current fox hunting legislation following the announcement on the future of fox hunting in Scotland. Read here to see his views on this.Read more

Shooting is in our sights in Wales

It's been a tumultuous year in Wales, with shooting being banned on government land. This is a major landmark - Bethan Collins looks back at how it happened, and what it means.Read more

Northern Ireland - the same or different?

Hunting is still legal in Northern Ireland. League NI's Janice Watt looks at what impact the country's turbulent political situation will have on the prospect of a ban.Read more

Hunting, shooting and consulting - our year in Scotland

League Scotland have been busy this year, working hard to expose illegal hunting and teaming up with a unique coalition to reform the use of grouse moors. Robbie Marsland reflects.Read more

With thanks to you at Christmas

Christmas time is here again, and it gives us the chance to share our reflections on a year of incredible change and to share our thoughts on what we are expecting to be a cracking 2019 for the League and the animals we hold so dear.Read more

A great Christmas gift idea to help educate children and young people about the evils of puppy farming and dog fighting.

The Evil Secrets of Chestnut Farm is an uplifting and engaging book for children aged 8+ to help them understand the cruelty involved in puppy farming and dog fighting.Read more

The hidden horror of greyhound racing

Nick Weston, our Head of Campaigns at the League, visited Hillside Kennels to expose the harsh reality of the greyhound racing industry.Read more

Where to start?

Our CEO, Andy Knott describes recent Trophy Hunting headlines whilst reading the League's insights in the news.Read more