http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/23 en Rachael Hewish http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/110290 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IFAW Campaigns Manager </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rachael joined IFAW in 2016 and works on a variety of campaigns and projects, including issues affecting British wildlife such as the badger cull and seeking an end to the UK ivory trade. As campaigns manager she takes a leading role in the development of policy, campaigns and the political lobbying work of the IFAW UK team.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rachael-Hewish-Blog-photo.jpg?1485348991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/110290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Elephants Foxes Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:30:08 +0000 aclark 110290 at http://www.ifaw.org Historic trail hunting vote could restore trust in the National Trust and end cruelty to foxes http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/national-trust-trail-hunting-vote <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Trail hunting and the National Trust" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Trail-Hunting-NT-Blog.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 363px;" /></p> <p>The National Trust is one of the most beloved heritage organisations in the UK&nbsp; - and rightly so. This charity does wonderful work protecting and conserving Britain&rsquo;s history. But there&rsquo;s one part of our heritage that shouldn&rsquo;t be treasured: fox hunting. And, unfortunately, National Trust policy is allowing it to continue.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/national-trust-trail-hunting-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:42:39 +0000 Rachael Hewish 112627 at http://www.ifaw.org Relief for foxes as Government confirms no vote on repealing the Hunting Act http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/foxes-no-vote-hunting-act-repeal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jul 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Fox_repeal.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>Sometimes victory comes quiet as a whisper rather than a fanfare. That certainly was the case earlier this week when the government ever so quietly confirmed they would not be holding a free vote on repealing the Hunting Act for the next two years.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/foxes-no-vote-hunting-act-repeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes fox hunting foxes hunting act Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:36:45 +0000 Rachael Hewish 111871 at http://www.ifaw.org Scotland’s first fox hunting conviction comes 15 years after ban was introduced http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/scotland-first-hunting-conviction <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 30 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Scotland's first hunting conviction" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Scotland%20Hunting%20Conviction.jpg_.png" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>We received a bittersweet victory for foxes in Scotland this week. <strong>15 years after the</strong><strong> Protection of Wild Mammals Scotland Act 2002 was introduced we have now, finally, witnessed the first ever successful prosecution for an illegal, mounted fox hunt.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/scotland-first-hunting-conviction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes fox hunting Hunting ban Scotland Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:55:24 +0000 Rachael Hewish 111835 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating Animals at the Birmingham Wildlife Festival http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/celebrating-animals-birmingham-wildlife-festival <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Bham%20Wildlife_Peter%20Egan_blog.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 535px;" title="Actor Peter Egan posing with IFAW's Freddy the Fox in Birmingham this weekend" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/celebrating-animals-birmingham-wildlife-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:06:08 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 111665 at http://www.ifaw.org The General Election results – a sigh of relief for foxes? http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/general-election-result-foxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Fox-Election-Result.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>I imagine if foxes could understand the news, they&#39;d be breathing a very large sigh of relief right now. Despite all predictions, the Conservative plan to boost their majority by calling a snap-election backfired in a rather large way, and left them without a majority at all!</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/general-election-result-foxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:04:43 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 111655 at http://www.ifaw.org