WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Stats
12358 Members
65 Forums
73373 Topics
990899 Posts
29 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
68 registered (11kendo, 11 invisible), 1370 Guests and 280 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Rising crime? 1067
No government help for New Ferry. 835
Twister : Wirral Local Flooding 23/7/2017 516
Facebook problem 442
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam 348
Wild Alaska Live 307
Tow Bar Tow Poles 228
Fitting a chandelier? 218
uPVC guttering 170
Dashcam Falling Off 165
New General Forums
Energy
by granny
24th Jul 2017 11:16pm
How kids play
by granny
22nd Jul 2017 12:40pm
Acid attacks plague London, Whats really going on
by snowhite
19th Jul 2017 11:47am
Granny Pods
by granny
17th Jul 2017 7:53pm
New Wirral History
Norman Thelwell -Artist
by granny
18th Jul 2017 10:19am
Tunnel Flyovers Part 1
by Norton
15th Jul 2017 5:40pm
Where was St Catherine/Catharine Street Higher Tra
by derekdwc
11th Jul 2017 10:19pm
QE2 Visit September 1995
by Norton
10th Jul 2017 10:33pm
Wilfred Owen
by Fireblade
7th Jul 2017 8:58pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Azamara,silouette and balmoral this mornig
Disney Magic
Topic Replies
No government help for New Ferry.
by Excoriator
Today at 01:44 PM
13 mtr carbon pole wanted
by pacef8
Today at 01:32 PM
real wood floor layer
by Excoriator
Today at 12:21 PM
Is The Medical World Missing The Point
by diggingdeeper
Today at 11:47 AM
Baby Charlie
by granny
Today at 11:15 AM
Facebook problem
by geprgie260
Yesterday at 12:45 PM
uPVC guttering
by Habdab
25th Jul 2017 10:55pm
Wild Alaska Live
by cools
25th Jul 2017 9:24pm
Wanted someone to swap over my sky box & broadband
by dodie
24th Jul 2017 6:48pm
July
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm Fun Day 6th August
by RUDEBOX
18th Jul 2017 9:31pm
charity fundraiser
by Dilly
16th Jul 2017 6:47pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#382319 - 22nd Jan 2010 12:37pm Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty
_jase_
Unregistered


Birkenhead greyhound trainer Ian Street admits animal cruelty charges


A GREYHOUND racing trainer faces jail after inflicting “terrible suffering” on nearly 30 dogs.

Ian Street, 49, had 29 greyhounds confiscated when his premises were raided last April.


Of those, eleven were in such a state that animal welfare charges were brought against him by Wirral Council.

Street, of Bedford Avenue, Birkenhead, leant on the dock at Wirral Magistrate’s Court as the animals’ misery was detailed yesterday.

Kenneth Abraham, prosecuting, described the scene at Hillcroft Farm, Frankby Road, Frankby, where the dogs were kept.

He told the court: “A greyhound called Dancer had gingivitis and scabs on her feet.

“Tex had complete hair loss on his back half and scabs on his ears.

“Sal had thinning hair and redness to her skin.

“The vet who examined the dogs confirmed these were all illnesses that would have been spotted by a responsible dog owner who would have sought appropriate advice.”

After Street admitted failing to protect the animals from pain, suffering, injury and disease, chairwoman of the bench Linda Tragen warned him: “It is up to you to co-operate with the probation service on a pre-sentence report which may include a community penalty or indeed custody.”

He was also ordered not to give away any animals he was keeping at other properties and to make them available for inspection.

Ann Downey, enforcement officer with Wirral Council environmental health team, said: "This was a particularly difficult case to investigate because of the number of animals involved and the level of suffering we witnessed.

"We are pleased that the hard work that had gone into preparing and presenting the evidence has paid off with the guilty plea.

"The conditions in which these greyhounds were kept were simply not acceptable and it's clear that a number of them suffered terribly as a result of his neglect.

"Mercifully all of the dogs have now fully recovered and have all found new homes as a result of the efforts of Greyhound Rescue West of England, whose hard work and assistance has been invaluable throughout."

Street’s sentencing was adjourned until February 15.

THE ECHO

Top
Google Ads
#382588 - 23rd Jan 2010 7:12pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: ]
Tilly Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 22nd Oct 2009
Posts: 1702
Loc: wallasey
what an arsehole!i hope he rots in Jail mad
Quote:
He was also ordered not to give away any animals he was keeping at other properties and to make them available for inspection.

wtf why has he still got animals oshocked

Top
#382595 - 23rd Jan 2010 7:43pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: Tilly]
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran

Registered: 9th Aug 2008
Posts: 8616
Loc: Second Circle of Hell.
I say bring back the dog licence and make it so that the dogs can be checked at any time!! That way, only people who are willing to pay for one will be able to have them.

People like him make me sick to my stomach and so mad somad
_________________________
Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

It’s hard to be fit as a fiddle when you’re shaped like a cello!

Top
#382626 - 23rd Jan 2010 10:13pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: Wench]
jimbob Online   content

Forum Addict

Registered: 26th Nov 2008
Posts: 1552
Loc: Birkenhead
he will only get a token slap on the wrist and a few hours com service. The barstard should be birched.


Edited by jimbob (23rd Jan 2010 10:13pm)
_________________________
Ships that pass in the night, seldom seen and soon forgoten

Top
#391522 - 26th Feb 2010 3:25pm Taxi Driver Pleading Guilty Of Neglect
Victor_Meldrew Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 1st Nov 2009
Posts: 373
Loc: Birkenhead
Just heard about the fella called Ian Street who was found guilty for mistreated animals, but ive also just found out he is a taxi driver for Argyle Taxis in Birkenhead



Wirral News


Edited by _jase_ (26th Feb 2010 3:45pm)
Edit Reason: Merged into one
_________________________
"You Can Either Agree With Me Or Be Wrong"

Top
#391570 - 26th Feb 2010 5:54pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: Victor_Meldrew]
Tilly Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 22nd Oct 2009
Posts: 1702
Loc: wallasey
Quote:
Ian Street was handed a four month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and banned from keeping animals, except pigeons, for life.


makes me angry mad and gives others the impression that the justice system is not arsed anyway

Top
#391575 - 26th Feb 2010 6:13pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: Tilly]
hoseman Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 30th Sep 2007
Posts: 2346
Loc: Bromborough
4 months suspended....FOR FOOKS SAKE...why didnt the judge just shake his fooking hand and appologise for inconveniencing the guy!!!!!
WE (WIKI WE!!) should all boycott Argyle Taxis till hes sacked!!
Like the little fook in Liverpool who filmed dogs ripping a caged Baby fox apart and a cat that he bravely held down with his foot!! Only got 4 months in holiday camp for that!!!
I say smear his balls (if he has any!!) with gravy and hold him down, while the dogs he so fondly likes watching murder defenseless animals, feast on his small nads!! MY way to stop the chav cock lowlifes interbreeding!!! somad
_________________________
IF IT HAS A HOSE THEN IM YOUR MAN

BETTER TO BURN OUT THAN FADE AWAY!

Top
#391594 - 26th Feb 2010 7:29pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: hoseman]
MrB2U Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 7th Feb 2010
Posts: 48
Loc: Prenton
I know Ian from years ago, though he's not a mate just someone i know.
He's always had greyhounds as far as i can remember.

And boycotting a Taxi firm wont matter, he would just go to another.

Top
#391631 - 26th Feb 2010 9:24pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: MrB2U]
Victor_Meldrew Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 1st Nov 2009
Posts: 373
Loc: Birkenhead
Originally Posted By: MrB2U
I know Ian from years ago, though he's not a mate just someone i know.
He's always had greyhounds as far as i can remember.

And boycotting a Taxi firm wont matter, he would just go to another.


Is he the fat fella?
_________________________
"You Can Either Agree With Me Or Be Wrong"

Top
#391773 - 27th Feb 2010 4:43pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: Victor_Meldrew]
MrB2U Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 7th Feb 2010
Posts: 48
Loc: Prenton
Originally Posted By: Victor_Meldrew
Originally Posted By: MrB2U
I know Ian from years ago, though he's not a mate just someone i know.
He's always had greyhounds as far as i can remember.

And boycotting a Taxi firm wont matter, he would just go to another.


Is he the fat fella?


Yup.

Top
#391778 - 27th Feb 2010 4:52pm Re: Birkenhead greyhound trainer admits animal cruelty [Re: MrB2U]
Danny888 Offline
Addict

Registered: 10th Aug 2009
Posts: 288
Loc: Wirral
Should we call him round and pounce him?

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
real wood floor layer
by fish5133
Yesterday at 09:43 AM
No government help for New Ferry.
by Excoriator
25th Jul 2017 8:52am
Wanted someone to swap over my sky box & broadband
by dodie
24th Jul 2017 6:48pm
uPVC guttering
by vampy1977
24th Jul 2017 5:18pm
Facebook problem
by geprgie260
24th Jul 2017 1:48pm
For Sale & Free
In car DVD
by monsterz4
22nd Jul 2017 4:26pm
XBox One Games
by rhoobarb2002
19th Jul 2017 11:02am
Gardener Oxton Area
by Guzzler
18th Jul 2017 7:46pm
High end gaming pc
by brady
16th Jul 2017 6:36pm
Spanners and hand tools
by anniebo28
16th Jul 2017 3:36pm
Featured Member
Registered: 7th Dec 2003
Posts: 5614
Newest Members
Samanthaew, PHolmes, JohnMerick, JohnD_, Trulyscrumpcious
12358 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
real wood floor layer
by fish5133
Yesterday at 09:43 AM
Wanted someone to swap over my sky box & broadband
by dodie
24th Jul 2017 6:48pm
uPVC guttering
by vampy1977
24th Jul 2017 5:18pm
Facebook problem
by geprgie260
24th Jul 2017 1:48pm
Fitting a chandelier?
by Gold_Moon
23rd Jul 2017 9:37pm
News : New Topics
No government help for New Ferry.
by Excoriator
25th Jul 2017 8:52am
Stolen 2 Storck Bikes Claughton Area
by fish5133
23rd Jul 2017 8:56pm
Twister : Wirral Local Flooding 23/7/2017
by Mark
23rd Jul 2017 8:39am
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam
by diggingdeeper
21st Jul 2017 3:29pm
Rising crime?
by Excoriator
21st Jul 2017 12:34am
New Enthusiast Forums
13 mtr carbon pole wanted
by pacef8
23rd Jul 2017 10:25pm
Dashcam Falling Off
by Moonstar
23rd Jul 2017 2:39pm
Wild Alaska Live
by cools
23rd Jul 2017 2:09pm
Tow Bar Tow Poles
by fish5133
22nd Jul 2017 8:45pm
Missing Cat. CH41
by RUDEBOX
20th Jul 2017 2:16pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 5:21am
Sunset Thu 9:16pm
Local Time Thu 3:38pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me