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16 April 2019

Deer Traps Found in Levenmouth Popular Walking Area

The Courier reported on 16 April that a local dog walker has discovered a makeshift deer traps while walking in an area known as The Dam near the river Leven.

The traps were made from barbed wire, wood and metal tied to trees, one of which the walker was able to dismantle although he experienced several injuries to his arms in the process. In addition, people in the local area have been warned to be on the alert for similar devices.

Fife's Safer Communities team have been asked to investigate after a number of residents raised concerns.

10 April 2019

Show Your Support - BDS AGM Weekend

British Deer Society 2019 AGM Weekend - 11th / 12th May 2019

You don't want to miss our upcoming AGM as its set to be both a fun and informative weekend hosted by our East Anglia branch.

Highlights include:

A visit to Euston Hall and gardens plus Meet Estate Stalker

Range day and Edgar Brothers display


Annual Dinner

Research updates, hot topics, and AGM

Over the weekend there will also be opportunities to hear from our Chairman Professor Rory Putman, Peter Green – BDS Hon. Veterinary Advisor and Dr Alistair Ward - BDS Scientific Advisor.

In addition, there will be an update on our new BDS app and a chance to try this out before its main launch later this year.

Come and join us!

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The Doubletree by Hilton Cambridge Belfry Hotel, 

09 April 2019

Open Letter Sent to Residents after Greyhounds Spotted Chasing Deer

An open letter has been sent to the residents of a Buckshaw housing development by Residential Management Group (RMG) after greyhounds had been spotted chasing wild deer in a woodland area of Buckshaw Village.

The letter states that the incident was being investigated and anyone found responsible would be duly reported.