Protesters return to Ramsgate as live exports resume

Protesters gather in Ramsgate Credit: Derek Johnson

Animal rights campaigners are gathering in Ramsgate in preparation for the first shipment of sheep since a ban on live animal exports was overturned.

The companies behind the exports won a High Court challenge earlier this week, saying Thanet District Council had no right to outlaw the practice.

First trucks to arrive with sheep and lambs expected around now.

Protesters gather in Ramsgate Credit: Derek Johnson

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Protests as live exports resume

Animal rights campaigners are gathering in Ramsgate in preparation for the first shipment of sheep since a ban on live animal exports was overturned.