deer-cull protest march through Kingston: today, 3rd November

Posted on November 3, 2012

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Today (3rd November), there will be a protest march through Kingston against the culling of deer in Richmond Park and Bushy Park.

The event is listed on the Veggies AR calendar:

‘… Marching from near Bushy Park around Kingston town centre, leafletting the public and gathering support against the Royal Parks deer cull policy.

The cull is due to start in both the local Royal Parks on the first Monday of November, two days after this protest.

Meet near the War Memorial by the roundabout on the Hampton Wick side of Kingston Bridge (this will be our starting point).

Nearly 1,200 deer were killed in Richmond Park in the six years to 2008, according to figures quoted in the Evening Standard 10 Mar 2008 …’

For further information, contact 020 8941 8075 / 07931 156006 / lesleyvegandove[at]gmail.com

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Animal Aid have set up a Cull Watch on their web-site which includes information on the culling of wildlife and a list of culling programmes which are underway or proposed. The deer culling at Richmond Park and Bushy Park is on the list and there are two addresses which you can write to, to protest against the deer culling in these two parks. Go to www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/CAMPAIGNS/wildlife//2177//

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