Armed police subjected gundog-owning granny Helen Cadman to a terrifying and painful ordeal. They smashed down the gates to her Warwickshire home at 8am on a Sunday. Still in her nightdress, she was dragged screaming across the yard. Her crime? Training her labradors in her paddock using a dummy launcher. She is now taking legal advice and is planning a formal complaint.

To watch all of Fieldsports Britain, episode 763, visit

Become a Fieldsports Channel member and take advantage of our insurance package – including legal expenses cover

Related stories here

Police grab air rifles from pest controller and charge him

Professional pest controller Daniel Maddock has lost the tools of his trade and denied, for the moment at least, permission to own another. After applying for a firearms certificate in January 2024, because his boss wanted him to start taking on deer management jobs, he had a home visit by two officers from Police Scotland. He thought they were there to assess his security. Instead, they had come to charge him for ‘lying’ on his medical records.

Read More »

Feel free to share this article with the these buttons


Free weekly newsletter