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A group of landowners in West Somerset has successfully overturned a decision to allow badger culling closer to their property.
They have been vaccinating badgers on their land as an alternative to the cull.
Natural England was proposing to remove the buffer zone between them and the culling area, but has now backed down in the face of legal action.
Campaigners against the badger cull say they're preparing a fresh legal challenge.
It came as rock star Brian May led a mock funeral procession at Westminster in memory of badgers already killed in Somerset and Gloucestershire.
The cull, which the government says is backed by leading vets, was recently extended to Dorset but Dr May said he was seeking a judicial review:
Brian May will lead a march to oppose the planned Government badger cull later.
MPs will join the Queen guitarist at the event in London, which has been organised by Team Badger - a collective group of animal welfare charities.
Almost 2300 badgers were killed in the last cull, between 2013 to 2014.
The government has announced that the Badger cull has officially restarted in Somerset and Gloucestershire - as well as in a new area in Dorset.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs says Bovine TB costs taxpayers £100m each year and is a significant threat to the future of our beef and dairy industries.
But protesters argue that the culls are ineffective.