ORGANISERS say about 300 people took part in protest against the culling of badgers in Oxford this afternoon. 

The protest – supported by Care for the Wild and the Badger Trust – started at 1pm at the Radcliffe Camera, in Radcliffe Square.

Speakers included anti-cull spokesman Dominic Dyer, Peter Martin from Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting and a spokesman from the Somerset Badger Patrol.

Chief executive of the Badger Trust Dominic Dyer said about 300 people attended the march, which lasted from 1.30pm to 3pm.

He said: "We had beautiful weather and it was a great march through a historic city.

"I was very pleased to see how many people came along and how much interest there was, even from people just visiting Oxford for the day."

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