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Somerby Primary School teacher sacked after caught attacking horse at Cottesmore Hunt

A primary school teacher who attacked a horse has been sacked from her job.

On November 6, the Hertfordshire Hunt Saboteurs captured a video of a woman kicking and hitting a horse while out with the Cottesmore Hunt at the Drift in Gunby.

After going viral on social media, the footage sparked outrage with people, including wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham, calling for the woman to be brought to justice.

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KIPPFORDS DEFIANT HAWTHORN VOTED UK TREE OF THE YEAR

A defiant lone hawthorn guarding the Dumfries and Galloway coastline is the winner of the Woodland Trust’s Tree of The Year for 2021.

The tree at Kippford, Dalbeattie in Dumfries & Galloway is a fine example of a native, mature tree and while not spectacular in size, it cuts a striking presence as the only tree on the windswept cockle shell beach.

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