LACS Bullies the National Trust

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ The bullying and harassment of the National Trust by the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) under the veil of a right to protest is an utter disgrace. The League hope to ban hunting on National Trust property by slowly bleeding them out with hundreds of fake news stories referencing “illegal” hunting. Soon you won’t be able to search for … Continue reading LACS Bullies the National Trust

LACS Charity Status Under Review

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ What are the UK Charity Commission public benefit rules for a charity? From the Charity Commission’s website: The ‘benefit aspect’ To satisfy this aspect: a purpose must be beneficial – this must be in a way that is identifiable and capable of being proved by evidence where necessary and which is not based on personal views any detriment or … Continue reading LACS Charity Status Under Review

LACS Denuded

BY DAVID ARCHER If you go onto the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) website and read the history of this organisation, you could be forgiven for thinking that this is a highly efficient body with a team of united, dedicated and knowledgeable staff all working together like a well-oiled machine. You’d be very wrong. Almost from its inception, disagreements arose splitting those who stayed with … Continue reading LACS Denuded

The Compromising of Terry Hill

BY NIGEL BEAN The victims of “Spike Stocker” recently learnt he had not just disappeared into thin air after supposedly lifting the lid on circuses including the much publicised Mary Chipperfield’s operation at Croft Farm in late 1997. The resultant news articles after the Chipperfield trial revealed the infiltrator they knew as “Spike Stocker” was a cover name for “Terry Stocker”. Stocker disappeared into thin … Continue reading The Compromising of Terry Hill