The Packham 3 Online Auction

We have had news from the Packham 3 Fundraising Team, and they are asking for your help. They have just signed up to and will be launching two online auction sites which they will be aiming to go live on Monday 1st November. All money raised will be going directly to the Solicitors via transfer …

Megan McCubbin on Shooting

“Every year, 35 million pheasants and partridges are released in the UK countryside for shooting.” No doubt you’ve all seen this video, now read the facts. There are no accurate numbers available so the “35 million pheasants and partridges” is an estimate, or a guess. Activists rarely share information so this guess varies widely depending …

Contemplation and Belief for Fieldsports

We want all fieldsports to continue, a guest blog below calling for action. The Grouse Shooting season is well underway. The start of the Game Shooting season is a great celebration of the British Countryside and its Uplands. It supports thousands of people’s jobs, homes, futures, businesses and their economic successes. There is a darker …

SHOULD WE FIGHT FOR HUNTING?

A guest blog on should people be fighting for hunting. November 18th, 2004 was the day the Hunting Act was passed in Parliament by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Government. It will be a day I will always remember for the wrong reasons. The hunting world was in complete shock and soon …

Confirmed Court Date for the Packham 3 Case

Last week the Packham 3 received an important date for their diaries: “A 7-day Trial on the above-named matter has been fixed for the 2nd of May 2023”, came the note from their Barrister’s secretary. So, there it is. The defendants have 9 months before the trial of their lives begins. That is 9 months …

A Crossroads and a Call for Your Help.

I know what you’re thinking, this is another post trying to separate you from your hard-earned money. You’re right, it is, and I am not ashamed to say so. This is an important fight, not only for The Packham 3, but for us all. It is one we MUST win. Is The Packham 3 Case …

A Chat Over Lunch

On Wednesday 27th July Dom Wightman one of the Packham 3, accompanied by the film producer Alex Sayer, visited Gareth Wyn Jones at his farm in North Wales. Dom and Gareth have known each other for a while online but this was their first meeting, face to face, for a chat over lunch. Dom reports: …

Interview with Fieldsports Channel for The Packham 3 Fundraiser.

Many thanks to those of you who came to watch Dom Wightman and Simon Grace at the Game Fair on Saturday. The Fieldsports Channel interview was conducted by Charlie Jacoby of Fieldsports TV . It was held in the Carter Jonas tent with Dom alongside Simon from Action against Antis. We will be publishing the full interview with Fieldsports Channel …

Is The Future of Shooting in Wales Safe?

The future of shooting in Wales is a constant topic that features in any conversation on shoot days, club meetings and having a pint in your local amongst field sports men and women. I have therefore decided to put pen to paper on this matter. In recent weeks our Wildfowling Club has had its crown …

Is the BBC impartial?

“He may be vegan, but that hasn’t dissuaded Chris Packham from sinking his teeth into the BBC, which pays him handsomely for presenting Springwatch. After watching its coverage of the Tory leadership debate, Packham wails: ‘Why is this wretched fiasco on BBC One?’” Writes Richard Eden in the Daily Mail. Why wouldn’t it be, this …