https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/23 en Hundreds take a stand against cruel hunts in Edinburgh this weekend https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/march-against-foxhunting-edinburgh-scotland <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">Mar 26 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="March against fox hunting in Edinburgh, March 2018" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Scotland-Hunting-Rally-March-2018.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>The sun was shining in Edinburgh for what seems like the first time in weeks. It felt like a good omen as we gathered on Saturday with 750 members of the public to march along the Royal Mile to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood. The aim of our &lsquo;For the Foxes&rsquo; protest was to tell politicians it&rsquo;s time to give the Scottish hunting ban some teeth.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/march-against-foxhunting-edinburgh-scotland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting edinburgh for the foxes fox hunting protest Scotland scotland fox hunting Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:56:19 +0000 Rachael Hewish 113364 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW supporters give their views on why Scotland needs a better hunting ban https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-supporters-give-their-views-why-scotland-needs-better-hunting-ban <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">Feb 3 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Hunting-Word-Cloud.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 505px;" title="Some of the words that IFAW supporters used to speak out against hunting in Scotland" /></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-supporters-give-their-views-why-scotland-needs-better-hunting-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting consultation fox hunting Scotland Sat, 03 Feb 2018 20:51:58 +0000 Rachael Hewish 113183 at https://www.ifaw.org Rachael Hewish https://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" title="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/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="https://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 https://www.ifaw.org Despite overwhelming opposition, trail hunts will continue on National Trust land https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/despite-overwhelming-opposition-trail-hunts-will-continue-national-trust-land <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">Oct 24 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>We were disappointed on Saturday to see the National Trust <strong><a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/national-trust-votes-down-ban-trail-hunting-wiltshire-animal-rights-campaigners-reaction-a8013251.html" target="_blank">miss the opportunity</a></strong> to take a strong stance to protect British wildlife, when it failed to sufficiently back a motion to ban trail hunting on its properties.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/despite-overwhelming-opposition-trail-hunts-will-continue-national-trust-land" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:09:01 +0000 Rachael Hewish 112791 at https://www.ifaw.org Hunting to continue on National Trust land after campaign to overturn cruelty fails key member vote https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-continue-national-trust-land-after-campaign-overturn-cruelty-fails-key-member-vote <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Oct 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" title="Hunting to continue on National Trust land after campaign to overturn cruelty fails key member vote" alt="Hunting to continue on National Trust land after campaign to overturn cruelty fa" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Fox_Hunt_300_6.jpg?1508760411" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Foxes will continue to be cruelly chased or killed on National Trust property after a move to ban trail hunting on the organisation&rsquo;s land failed to pass, despite a majority of members voting for the motion at its Annual General Meeting today (Saturday).</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-continue-national-trust-land-after-campaign-overturn-cruelty-fails-key-member-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes fox hunting foxes hunting with dogs Trail Hunting Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:12:45 +0000 adintino 112784 at https://www.ifaw.org Historic trail hunting vote could restore trust in the National Trust and end cruelty to foxes https://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="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/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="https://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 https://www.ifaw.org