THE South Downs Bloodhounds group, which has been operating from Froxfield for the last five years, is facing the prospect of losing its kennels.

Twenty-eight bloodhounds are currently kept by the group's senior master, Jeremy Whaley, but due to the refusal of a planning permission to turn an agricultural barn into a kennel for the dogs they could be forced to move on.

For full story, see this week's Petersfield Herald.