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Badger culling can be banned on Cheshire East Council farmland

Badger culling can be banned on Cheshire East Council farmland

By Stephen Topping
Badger culling can now be banned on Cheshire East Council-owned farmland which is rented out – but only once the tenancies are renewed.

July 10, 2019
Policing Cheshire’s badger cull costs more than £1.3 million, figures show

Policing Cheshire’s badger cull costs more than £1.3 million, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The policing of Cheshire’s badger cull has cost taxpayers more than £1.3 million in the past two years.

Figures released by Cheshire Police show the force’s cull operation cost £484,892.16 last year – following the £831,093.07 cost in 2017.

March 20, 2019
Cheshire Wildlife Trust voices concern over badger cull TB report

Cheshire Wildlife Trust voices concern over badger cull TB report

Cheshire Wildlife Trust bosses have voiced concerns over the Bovine TB Strategy Review led by Sir Charles Godfray.

The trust, welcoming recommendations for a changed emphasis in the fight to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (bTB), is unhappy over the review’s recommendations to continue badger culling.

November 19, 2018
Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Wildlife campaign groups have criticised Government plans for a badger cull in Cheshire.

Ministers have granted a licence for the culling of badgers which some blame for the spread of diseases like TB among farming livestock.

September 18, 2017
Badger vaccination scheme to be extended in Cheshire

Badger vaccination scheme to be extended in Cheshire

The badger vaccination programme is to be extended in Cheshire after more funding was secured by the Wirral & Cheshire Badger Group (W&CBG).

The charity’s programme began in 2014 on the Adlington Estate in Cheshire East.

May 11, 2015
Dog attack gang jailed for “appalling cruelty” in Nantwich, say RSPCA

Dog attack gang jailed for “appalling cruelty” in Nantwich, say RSPCA

Four men have been jailed after filming their dogs during a horrific attack on a badger sett and a fox near Nantwich. One RSPCA inspector said the attacks, which took place in Hankelow, were the “most appalling act of cruelty and barbaric fighting” he had ever seen.

June 18, 2014