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Local Rural Poaching Operation

Joint poaching operations were conducted between Shepton Mallet & Frome rural neighbourhood teams in the months of December and January with more are being arranged.

All suspicious vehicles will be checked.

Mobile patrols of known areas where hare coursing has previously been reported have been targeted.

Contact has been made with local farmers & intelligence gained.

Fly tipping also highlighted & dealt with.

Further operations are being planned, due to the success & commitment to support Farmers/Landowners, as well as protect our wildlife & surrounding community.


  • Thursday 22nd April, 2021

    Shepton Neighbourhood Officers carried out  successful Poaching Operations around the rural area of Shepton.

    A number of vehicles were checked and land owners spoken to.

    These operations are now carried out on a regular basis.

    Please report any suspicious vehicles / sightings.

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