NEWS FROM THE GROUPS!
Our groups are all different. Because they’re made up of locals, they know how things work in their area – so they choose the best way of exposing the extent and brutality of illegal foxhunting – then they set about doing it as soon as they possibly can. And then they do it again.
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing”. Walt Disney
News from Beds, Bucks and Herts
October saw the start of the AAF big vote, giving the public the chance to have their say on whether they support fox hunting or not, so Beds, Bucks and Herts AAF decided it was a good time to head off to Watford in Herts to begin.
The weather was not particularly kind that day so we were very pleased to find ourselves a nice dry spot to set up our stall. After a slow start things picked up and the public were soon getting involved and posting their voting slips in the box one of our members had kindly made for the occasion. As usual members of the public were very keen to tell us how much they hated fox hunting and happy to join in with the poll.
October also saw the Kimblewick Hunt in court for causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal after they pulled a fox from a tunnel and released it into the path of a hunt on New Years Day. With this in mind we have spent the last few months leafleting around the area where the hunt is situated near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, just to let residents know what their neighbours get up to.
Anyone who has tried leafleting hundreds of houses will know it’s not always easy, so we have a useful little tip we picked up that we thought we’d share with you all this month. So here it is, the AAF leafletter! A piece of cardboard with a handle cut in one end, just fold the leaflet around the other end and push it through the letterbox, game changer! Happy leafleting.