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Anglers hid in bushes after being caught fishing illegally

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The men were caught after trying to flee from Environment Agency officers Three anglers who ran away and hid in bushes after being caught fishing illegally have received fines. Jack O’Callaghan, 30, Patrick Jones, 35, and Alan Clelland, 56, all of Liverpool, tried to flee from Environment Agency officers. At North Staffordshire Magistrates’ Court, …

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Heron found hanging by his wing caught in fishing line

RSPCA Cymru says the incident is a timely reminder about the risks fishing litter poses to wild animals if not disposed of appropriately. Animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “We’re so relieved it was a happy ending for this heron – and we’re so grateful to the dedication and commitment of firefighters in supporting the rescue of this bird, as …

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