Browsing All posts tagged under »live animal exports«

‘Cruel Ramsgate live exports to continue’

March 21, 2013

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Today (21st March), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Cruel Ramsgate live exports to continue’. ‘… A hugely disappointing UK court decision has ruled out a Judicial Review of live exports from Ramsgate, Kent, meaning that live animal exports from the port can continue. Opposing the unnecessary suffering […]

‘Live animal exports in Dover berthing trial’

March 18, 2013

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Today (18th March), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Live animal exports in Dover berthing trial’. ‘… The operator of a ship used to export livestock from the UK has applied to sail from the Port of Dover. Dover Harbour Board (DHB) said Barco de Vapor, which currently operates from Ramsgate […]

Ramsgate: ‘All live animal export vehicles will be inspected after Government review’

March 4, 2013

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Today (4th March), a news item was posted on thisiskent.co.uk titled ‘All live animal export vehicles will be inspected after Government review’. ‘… ALL live animal exports transporter vehicles at the Port of Ramsgate will now be inspected after a Government review. Previously, the AHVLA (Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency) only inspected half of […]

live animal export from Northern Ireland to Libya breaches EU Treaty

February 28, 2013

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Today (28th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Live export boat docks in Libya’. ‘… A shipment of nearly 3,000 cattle arrived in Libya today after a nine day sea journey from Waterford Ireland, breaching an EU Treaty on animal welfare. Such live exports to Libya are […]

‘RSPCA refused permission for live export legal challenge’

February 7, 2013

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Today (7th February), a news item was posted on the Farmers Guardian web-site titled ‘RSPCA refused permission for live export legal challenge’. ‘… THE RSPCA has been refused permission for a legal challenge of the live export trade from Ramsgate. The charity lodged a claim in the High Court in December to seek a Judicial […]

‘Exposed: EU live exports misery’

January 22, 2013

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Today (22nd January), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Exposed: EU live exports misery’. ‘… Compassion has linked up with two European animal welfare organisations to call for an immediate end to live exports from the EU. Investigators from Eyes on Animals, Animal Welfare Foundation and Compassion discovered widespread […]

Ramsgate: ‘Police to reveal live export arrangements’

January 15, 2013

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Today (15th January), a news item was posted on the Farmers Weekly web-site titled ‘Police to reveal live export arrangements’. ‘… Police chiefs have been ordered to reveal their operations that oversee the controversial trade in livestock exports from Ramsgate. Kent Police & Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes made the request in a letter to Kent […]

live animal exports: ‘RSPCA launches Ramsgate legal battle’

January 4, 2013

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Today (4th January), a news item was posted on the Farmers Weekly web-site titled ‘RSPCA launches Ramsgate legal battle’. ‘… The RSPCA has launched a legal challenge against the export of live animals from a Kent port. The animal welfare charity lodged a claim in the High Court to seek a judicial review of the […]

‘Ireland live exports resurgence?’: contact Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture NOW

January 3, 2013

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Yesterday (2nd January), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Ireland live exports resurgence?’. ‘… This year could very well see a return to live exports of cattle from Ireland to the Middle East, according to recent reports in a national newspaper. The Irish Independent has revealed Egypt, Libya […]

live animal exports: ‘RSPCA to listen to supporters over Ramsgate legal action’

December 20, 2012

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Today (20th December), a news item was posted on farmersguardian.com titled ‘RSPCA to listen to supporters over Ramsgate legal action’. ‘… THE RSPCA has said it will gauge the response from its supporters before deciding whether to launch a further high profile, potentially costly legal battle over the decsion to allow live exports from Ramsgate […]

Kent: ‘Police Commissioner Ann Barnes orders report into how live animal export protests are policed’

December 17, 2012

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Today (17th December), an item was posted on kentonline.co.uk titled ‘Police Commissioner Ann Barnes orders report into how live animal export protests are policed’. ‘… Kent’s Police Commissioner Ann Barnes has ordered a report on the policing of live animal exports from Ramsgate, saying the issue is of national importance. Mrs Barnes has written to […]

live animal exports debated in parliament

December 13, 2012

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Today (13th December), a news item was posted on heart.co.uk titled ‘Live animal exports debated in House’. ‘… Thanet South MP, Laura Sandys has led a debate on Live Animal Exports in the House of Commons. This is a report from the Press Association’s parliamentary team. Britain should ban live animal exports to Europe, MPs […]

Britain: ‘Live export from unknown ports’ – sign e-petition NOW

December 13, 2012

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Today (13th December), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Live export from unknown ports’. ‘… As MPs debate live farm animal exports from Britain in Parliament today, we have released new data that show the number of ports in Britain being used for the live export of farm […]

Britain: ‘Live animal exports face tougher controls over welfare concerns’

December 12, 2012

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Today (12th December), a long item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Live animal exports face tougher controls over welfare concerns’. ‘… Inspectors will check all animal shipments until satisfied ‘there is no longer a high risk’ after incident in which 40 sheep died – Farmers, transport companies and ship operators involved in the export of […]

Britain: ‘Clash over future of livestock exports’

December 2, 2012

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Today (2nd December), an item was posted on the Farmers Weekly web-site titled ‘Clash over future of livestock exports’. ‘… Farm leaders and animal welfare campaigners have clashed over the future of Britain’s livestock export trade. It comes after Thanet District Council abandoned its bid to ban animal exports from the port of Ramsgate in […]

Ramsgate: ‘Live exports disappointment’

November 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th November), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Live exports disappointment’. ‘… Today, Thanet District Council dropped its side of the legal battle over live exports from Ramsgate, and asked the exporters to do the same. The Council’s website states that it has “had to unilaterally lift […]

Ramsgate: ‘Live animal exporter accuses Kent council of tipping off protesters’

November 28, 2012

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Today (28th November), a long news item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Live animal exporter accuses Kent council of tipping off protesters’. ‘… Thanet district council accused of tipping off animal welfare activists after ‘secret’ sailing averted protests – A shipping company transporting live animals across the English Channel in the face of animal welfare […]

Australia: ‘We’ve seen enough – stop live animal exports’

November 27, 2012

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Today (27th November), a long item was posted on indymedia.org.au titled ‘We’ve seen enough – stop live animal exports’. ‘… We’ve seen enough. That’s the theme of our powerful new live exports ad which, with your help, will begin airing on primetime TV by the end of this week. Increasing public awareness will build pressure […]

‘“Enough is enough” says Green MEP after more animals suffer at Ramsgate Port’

November 26, 2012

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Today (26th November), Keith Taylor MEP issued a media release which was also posted on his web-site titled ‘“Enough is enough” says Green MEP after more animals suffer at Ramsgate Port’. ‘… Following another appalling incident this week involving live animals exported from Ramsgate port, Keith Taylor MEP has written to the UK’s Animal Welfare […]

Ramsgate: ‘New tactics; same inhumane trade’

November 23, 2012

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Today (23rd November), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘New tactics; same inhumane trade’. ‘… We have received reports that 4 lorry loads of sheep arrived today at Ramsgate, without the prior knowledge of the Port, the Police or the Government Animal Health Inspectors. This new tactic may […]