Fake fox hunt aims to stop animal cruelty

By Connie Osborne Monday 22 October 2012 Updated: 22/10 18:18

A FAKE fox hunt will be flooding through the high street tomorrow (Tuesday).

At 11.00am, staff from the toiletry shop Lush, will be dressing up as foxes, animal rights protesters, red coat hunters and police, as they perform the ultimate hunt stunt on Evesham Walk.

The store, based in the Kingfisher, is supported by the Hunt Saboteurs Association which aims to protect wild animals from being hunted. And the protest aims to raise awareness of wildlife crime and the police commissioner elections which are set to take place in three weeks.

A spokeswoman for Lush said the public think the police will turn a blind eye to wildlife crime and the newly elected Police Commissioner will be setting budgets and priorities, one of which should be protecting animals from cruelty.

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
1,200 homes plan leads to more concerns over Bromsgrove's roads

MORE questions have been asked about Bromsgrove's transport infrastructure after ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Gang jailed for Stratford district burglary

AS a gang of burglars burst into his girlfriend’s home, ...

Evesham Observer
Tribute paid to 'kind' Lynda

ORGANISERS of the Badsey Flower Show have paid tribute to ...