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Appeal for information after kestrel found shot near Harrogate

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A member of the public found the kestrel grounded and suffering injuries in Birstwith near Harrogate on 30 December 2019. The kestrel was quickly taken to a specialist vet for treatment, where x-rays found the body contained two shotgun pellets. One pellet was near the right stifle and the other in the shoulder region which […]

RSPCA award police officer for wildlife crime prevention work

RSPCA award police officer for wildlife crime prevention work

Posted on in Good News

Sergeant Kevin Kelly has been praised by the charity for his enthusiasm and commitment to animals and particularly tackling horrific crimes such as badger baiting and cock fighting. He collected his award from actor Peter Egan at the RSPCA Honours event hosted by John Bishop held at 195 Piccadilly, the famous home of BAFTA in […]