The RSPCA has tonight welcomed a jail sentence for a man from Derbyshire who illegally caught and sold wild birds.
Russell Yates, from Tibshelf, was sent to prison for 18 weeks after admitting a string of cruelty offences. The RSPCA said the catching and selling of birds was a widespread problem, with criminals selling them undercover for profit.
Chris Kiddey reports.
More top news
Trains between Manchester and York could be the first in Britain to be digitally controlled, the Transport Secretary will announce today.
The latest weather forecast from Jon Mitchell
Stewart, who was born in Habrough, Lincolnshire, became a regular face in British households in the late 1980s.