1. Badger cull expanded in effort to tackle TB in cattle  ITV News
  2. Badger cull in England extended to ‘unimaginable scale’  The Guardian
  3. Badger cull in England extended to 40 areas  BBC News
  4. Almost 7,500 badgers could be shot as cull extended to new areas of Staffordshire and Cheshire  Stoke-on-Trent Live
  5. Badger cull could spill into Shropshire North Shropshire  shropshirestar.com
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Eleven new areas will join the 29 existing badger control areas, Natural England says.Eleven new areas will join the 29 existing badger control areas, Natural England says.

Badger cull in England extended to 40 areas - BBC News

The badger culls will go ahead in new areas in Avon, Cheshire, Cornwall, Staffordshire, Devon, Dorset, Herefordshire and Wiltshire, under licences published by government agency Natural England.The badger culls will go ahead in new areas in Avon, Cheshire, Cornwall, Staffordshire, Devon, Dorset, Herefordshire and Wiltshire, under licences published by government agency Natural England.

Badger culling is widened to 11 new areas across England | Daily Mail Online

Three areas of Staffordshire and two of Cheshire are now designated badger control areas Three areas of Staffordshire and two of Cheshire are now designated badger control areas

Almost 7,500 badgers could be shot as cull extended to new areas of Staffordshire and Cheshire - Stoke-on-Trent Live

“Green MEP urges government to end badger cull policy before it expands to more areas. This is a policy which ignores the science and the suffering of both badgers and farmers. We need scientifically grounded policy to deal with the horror of bovine TB. https://t.co/KbVJjY5txE”

Molly Scott Cato MEP on Twitter: "Green MEP urges government to end badger cull policy before it expands to more areas. This is a policy which ignores the science and the suffering of both badgers and farmers. We need scientifically grounded policy to deal with the horror of bovine TB. https://t.co/KbVJjY5txE"

“The culling of badgers needs to stop. It’s cruel, costly & doesn’t work I support calls from @BadgerTrust, @BornFreeFDN, @AnneatSaveMe & others for an independent public inquiry into badger culling and bovine TB We are killing a protected species under false pretences https://t.co/eTsCEwPsTu”

Caroline Lucas on Twitter: "The culling of badgers needs to stop. It’s cruel, costly & doesn’t work I support calls from @BadgerTrust, @BornFreeFDN, @AnneatSaveMe & others for an independent public inquiry into badger culling and bovine TB We are killing a protected species under false pretences… https://t.co/v8Vv6eF6eX"

“Have taken up concerns about badger cull and vaccinations with Animals Minister Rutley for a concerned constituent #DEFRA”

Sir Oliver Heald MP on Twitter: "Have taken up concerns about badger cull and vaccinations with Animals Minister Rutley for a concerned constituent #DEFRA"

“Now in @CommonsEFRA, unfortunately hearing the new Secretary of State defending badger culling “as necessary and important”.”

Kerry McCarthy on Twitter: "Now in @CommonsEFRA, unfortunately hearing the new Secretary of State defending badger culling “as necessary and important”."

Read Badger cull expanded in effort to tackle TB in cattle latest on ITV News. All the Countryside newsThe badger cull has been expanded to 11 new areas as part of efforts to control tuberculosis in cattle, the Government has announced. Culls will take place in areas in Avon, Cheshire, Cornwall, Staffordshire, Devon, Dorset, Herefordshire and Wiltshire, under licences published by government agency Natural England. The controversial cull of the wild animals will now take place in 40 areas across England this year following the reauthorisation of licences in 29 existing areas.

Badger cull expanded in effort to tackle TB in cattle - ITV News

Badgers in parts of Shropshire could be killed following the authorisation of 11 new cull licences.Badgers in parts of Shropshire could be killed following the authorisation of 11 new cull licences.

Badger cull could spill into Shropshire | Shropshire Star

Natural England has published details of licences for 11 new badger cull zones, as part of its efforts to eradicate bovine TB. The new zones include AvonNatural England has published details of licences for 11 new badger cull zones, as part of its efforts to eradicate bovine TB. The new zones include Avon

Badger cull licences approved for 11 new zones - Farmers Weekly

LICENCES have been granted for badger culling in 11 new areas, including Herefordshire, as part of efforts to control tuberculosis in cattle, the… LICENCES have been granted for badger culling in 11 new areas, including Herefordshire, as part of efforts to control tuberculosis in cattle, the…

New badger culling licence issued for Herefordshire | Hereford Times