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Our members inspect traps daily, never use poisons or gas and offer a "benchmark" level of mole control in Britain.
Why British? Well, there are no moles in Northern Ireland (or indeed Ireland as a whole) so, being strictly accurate, we are proud to represent molecatchers in England, Scotland and Wales - Britain.
Molecatchers have haunted the highways and byways of Britain since Roman times, the
European mole (Talpa europaea) proving to be a nuisance to those involved in agriculture and horticulture.
Find out more about moles and molecatching - past and present.
Cumbria, Northumberland or Durham
Yorkshire or Humberside
Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester or Merseyside
Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire or Lincolnshire
Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire or the West Midlands
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire or Northamptonshire
Suffolk, Norfolk, Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire
Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire or Greater London
Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex or Wiltshire
Cornwall, Devon, Dorset or Somerset
The Channel Islands
The Guild of British Molecatchers is intent on establishing and maintaining a recognised standard for traditional mole control in Britain.
The Guild’s training course is open to non members and members alike and is supported and endorsed by leaders in the pest control and mole trap supply industries as well as being a BASIS registered course (12 points for successful completion to those registered with the BASIS prompt scheme for continued professional development).
The one day course is taught by the UK’s leading authority on mole catching, Jeff Nicholls, and provides comprehensive and affordable instruction in traditional mole control.
To show commitment to the welfare of moles whilst maintaining a standard of control that is recognised as being exemplary - a benchmark level of service that others can only aspire to.
To be a member of the only molecatcher group actively working to protect the future of traditional mole control in the United Kingdom.
Free access to the Accreditation Academy for members of The Guild (Members are accredited through study not simply by paying for it)
The Guild's Accreditation Academy is recognised by BASIS - 3 points for each completed level being awarded on the BASIS prompt scheme for continued professional development.
Accreditation by The Guild of British Molecatchers - Setting the standard for mole control in Britain
By John Noblett
President of The Guild of British Molecatchers
Perhaps with the launch of the new web site, now is an appropriate time that as President of the Guild of British Molecatchers I say a few words about what as members of the Guild we should be aiming to achieve.
Every member must be aware of the difficult economic climate were are in, and some of you ....
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