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22.12.2010

Christmas comes early when the GBGB announce a huge reduction in the voluntary bookmaker’s levy that funds the industry. A fall of 23% in just 12 months reaffirms the industry’s continued decline which has seen a 50% reduction in funding in the last three years. The failure of costly television campaigns […]

23.11.2010

Action for Greyhounds publish their second annual Calendar and a range of Christmas cards designed by the children of a local primary school where coordinator Annie Body has given many awareness talks throughout the year. Evening News – Abandoned greyhounds star in new charity calendar A greyhound breeder who set […]

23.10.2010

Please click to enlarge LUSH launch the much anticipated ‘Don’t Bet On It’ campaign in our High Streets and on the World Wide Web. The event is a tremendous success generating much media attention – not only exposing the cruel racing industry but the campaign also gave an opportunity to […]

23.09.2010

Sheffield trainer Stuart Mason faces an internal GBGB inquiry after his Droopys Arshavin tested positive for cocaine and its metabolite benzoylecgonine at Wimbledon on August 3rd. Five months on – Mr Mason has not been bought before the GBGB and still continues to train and race greyhounds in his ‘care’ […]

23.08.2010

Greytexploitations contribute to an article written by journalist Nick Mays for ‘Your Dogs’ magazine – with an account of a greyhound called Milton – in the ‘care’ of a ‘professional’ trainer – that had sustained a traumatic injury following a botched attempt to destroy him with the use of a bolt gun. A Licence […]

23.07.2010

July 12th marked the fourth anniversary of the slaughter of Clash Nitro and Rent A Flyer who were caught on camera being led to their deaths by David Smith at Seaham in County Durham. Supporters from Greytexploitations laid flowers and held a minutes silence at the entrance of the smallholding where […]

23.06.2010

Sees the publication of a 10 month investigation by Greyhound Action to expose Britain’s largest greyhound breeder – Charles Pickering and those authorities whose duty is was to enforce legislation and protect these animals. Ted Jeory of the Sunday Express helped to nationally expose the greyhound breeder  for the second […]

23.05.2010

Lots of media coverage in May – not only raising the profile of greyhounds as companion animals but also raising the public’s awareness of the abuse and neglect they suffer at the hands of the gambling industry. The Sheffield Star covered Tia’s event held at Cannon Hall near Barnsley The […]

23.04.2010

The long list of fatalities continues at Belle Vue and Greyhound Action’s persistence secures wide media coverage – including an article in the Manchester Evening News. A major achievement considering the newspaper has in the past held social events in partnership with Belle Vue and continues to receive thousands of […]

23.03.2010

An excellent article written by Michele Hanson is published in the Guardian. ‘From the greyhound track to where’? highlights the decline of greyhound racing and why the industry isn’t doing enough to care for the thousands of dogs who face an uncertain fate. The Guardian – From greyhound track to […]