Where next for Ban Bloodsports on Ilkley Moor?

When a group of us formed Ban Bloodsports on Ilkley Moor in 2014, we made a promise: our involvement with the moor would not cease once the objective of ending grouse shooting had been realised. The members of our Steering Committee are Yorkshire people, have frequented Ilkley Moor for many decades collectively and take pride … More Where next for Ban Bloodsports on Ilkley Moor?

Game Over: Ilkley Moor Grouse Shooting Deed Expires

Ilkley, UK – Grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor has officially come to an end, after Bradford Council’s controversial deed which formerly permitted the controversial practice expired at midnight. The official end of grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor, the last municipal moorland in the UK where the practice was permitted, has been welcomed by campaigners after … More Game Over: Ilkley Moor Grouse Shooting Deed Expires

Bradford Council vow to restore Ilkley Moor as grouse shooting ends

Ilkley, UK – Bradford Council has vowed to restore precious habitat vital for breeding birds and flood mitigation, following decision to end grouse shooting. Bradford Council has vowed to restore habitat important to the success of breeding birds and mitigating flood risk, following its decision this week to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor. Over … More Bradford Council vow to restore Ilkley Moor as grouse shooting ends

Bradford Councillors vote to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

Ilkley, UK – Bradford Council’s Labour Group votes by overwhelming majority to not renew grouse shooting rights for Ilkley Moor, a move that has been strongly welcomed by wildlife campaigners. Bradford Councillors voted to not renew controversial grouse shooting rights for Ilkley Moor at City Hall tonight. The decision, which was taken by the Bradford … More Bradford Councillors vote to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

Councillors urged to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor as ‘final’ season comes to a close

Ilkley, UK – Bradford Councillors are being urged to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor, following the final season in its controversial deed closing over the weekend. Bradford Council is being urged to end grouse shooting on Yorkshire’s iconic beauty spot Ilkley Moor as the final season in its controversial licence came to a close … More Councillors urged to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor as ‘final’ season comes to a close

MP renews support for ending grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

Grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor must come to an end, Member of Parliament for Keighley and Ilkley John Grogan has said in a public statement following a meeting with gamekeepers. John Grogan MP has publicly renewed his support for ending grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor ahead of an imminent decision which could see the practice … More MP renews support for ending grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

“Do the right thing”: Chris Packham Urges End to Grouse Shooting on Ilkley Moor as Council Decision Looms

Outspoken wildlife presenter and naturalist Chris Packham has urged Bradford Councillors to “do the right thing” and end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor ahead of key decision. … More “Do the right thing”: Chris Packham Urges End to Grouse Shooting on Ilkley Moor as Council Decision Looms

Urge Bradford Council to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor – take action now!

Grouse shooting could be stopped on Ilkley Moor as a result of an imminent decision by Bradford Council – with your help we can put an end to blood sports on public land. Bradford Council is the last local authority in the country to allow grouse shooting to take place on public land, but that … More Urge Bradford Council to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor – take action now!

Bradford Lib Dems back end to grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

Bradford, UK – Bradford Council’s Liberal Democrat Group has given its backing to ending grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor, only days after the game hunting season opens. Bradford Council’s Liberal Democrat Group has given its backing to ending grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor. The announcement from the third largest political party on the Council comes … More Bradford Lib Dems back end to grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

Protest ramble opposes grouse shooting season on Ilkley Moor

Ilkley, UK – Campaigners held a protest ramble on Ilkley Moor this weekend to oppose the last grouse shooting season permitted under Bradford Council’s controversial license. Carrying home-made banners and picnic baskets, around 100 campaigners from Ban Bloodsports on Ilkley Moor (BBIM) held a peaceful protest ramble to oppose the opening of the grouse shooting … More Protest ramble opposes grouse shooting season on Ilkley Moor