Category: Lancashire Badger Group

Our AGM is on 28th March!

This year’s AGM will be held on Saturday 28th March at Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Road, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UY from 5.30pm. Our speakers are Operation Meles lead and ex Scottish Wildlife Officer and Species Protection Officer, Ian Hutchison and PhD student Elsa Sandoval-Barron on her project on badgers with tb. For more information […]

Badger Trust legal challenge over monitoring of badger cull to be heard by Court of Appeal

The Badger Trust will take its legal challenge over the lack of independent monitoring of the badger culls currently being undertaken in Somerset and Gloucestershire to the Court of Appeal on Thursday 9 October. This follows a hearing on 11 September where the Vice President of the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal agreed […]

Surviving the Baiters

It’s not every day we get to hear some really good news with relation to badger persecution, but here is such a great story, we had to share! In her owner’s words, here’s Ruby’s story… This is the story of our beautiful Patterdale /Fell terrier, Ruby – who survived against the odds when she had the misfortune to […]

Government advisors support Badger Trust High Court legal challenge

The Badger Trust has been granted permission by a judge for a Judicial Review challenge in the High Court against the DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson and Natural England. The test case focuses on the Government’s highly controversial badger cull policy. The Judicial Review will argue that Owen Paterson and Natural England have failed […]

Badger Easter Eggs Activity

We’ve had some fun this week making an unusual Easter Egg for nursery. We thought we’d share it so that we can start a new Easter trend! Badger cubs should be starting to come out from their setts for the first time now so we think this is even more apt! Click here to see […]

A Letter From a Badger

Dear Neighbour There seems to be a lot of tension between us recently, so I thought that I would take the time to write to you, and set a few things straight. Firstly, apologies for growling at you last weekend, when you walked past my sett. My family is suffering from a lot of negative […]

Badger Trust’s new CEO is leading anti-cull spokesman

Badger Trust Chairman David Williams said: “The Badger Trust has the knowledge, experience and support to ensure that badgers will always have a voice. With the appointment of Dominic we’ve ensured that their voice will be heard loud and clear, from the countryside to the corridors of power. Dominic is immensely knowledgeable and has proved […]

Weird, Wriggly, Wonderful

We had an excellent time helping out with ‘a Week of Wonderful things’ at St Mary’s school, Rawtenstall in August. The event was well attended with the kids all enjoying and hopefully being inspired by nature. Our own Andy Hardman managed to captivate his young audience with a talk about the mysterious comings and goings of badgers and how they fit […]

Operation Badger – Lancashire Petitions

Lancashire Badger Group have, however decided not to set up any local petitions at this stage for the following reasons; Lancashire is not a bTb hotspot and is currently listed as a low risk area in government consultation. These areas are not listed as likely to be part of the cull roll out at the […]

Badger Rescue Amazon Wishlist

This year we bought two more rescue cages and handling equipment to go with the two we already have. That means that if needed, we can get to an injured badger faster! To go with the cages and handling equipment we need some extra items to help with each rescue, just in case! We need […]