We believe it is the right time for a twenty first
century solution to the way Traditional Molecatching is
With the help of the World Wide Web we
can now make Traditional Molecatching skills readily
available to all who have need to call upon them.
Our aims and code of practice is
clear and precise and provides an assurance to
customers and Molecatchers alike.
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now have an extensive website which includes the
registered details of Traditional Molecatchers all
over the UK. This information is clearly laid out
for customers to find a reliable Molecatcher with
traditional Molecatching skills which will resolve
their problem. Click the large "Find a Molecatcher
in your area" Button at the top of this page to be
taken to the Full Register.
BRITISH TRADITIONAL MOLECATCHERS REGISTER was established
in 2007 by
Brian Alderton, one of
the UK's leading traditional Molecatchers with a
business "Mole Control" which has the enviable
reputation as one of the countries leading mole control
been a professional Molecatcher since 1998.
All his Molecatching
is by traditional methods.
Brian has featured in
Yorkshire Post and Radio 4's Home Truths amongst
numerous other media appearances.
From a small garden to
a country estate. Working for Households, Parish
Councils, Town Councils, PLC,s Schools, Government
offices, Sports Associations, and the Farming community
in general and with a customer base of c900 he is never
short of work.
AIMS ETHICS AND PRACTICE
The British Traditional
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the aims are.....
improve and advance the skills of the Traditional
British Molecatcher, for the benefit of the public and
To ensure the advancement of
and to provide training for people who wish to acquire
To promote Traditional
Molecatching through the press and media,
and to provide a base 24/7 which separates the
professional Molecatcher from other pest control
To provide a network of
throughout the British Isles. In local areas where they can concentrate
on smaller more compact areas .
The role of
the Molecatcher in the British countryside goes back
hundreds of years. Alas like all traditional skills they
have slowly been in decline. But hopefully with the
emergence of the B T M R things will start to improve.
The BTMR website intends to be the definitive site for British Molecatchers.
withdrawal of Strychnine for mole control the demand for
the Traditional Molecatcher has risen and will rise in
the future. Many of the pest control companies are
abandoning mole control work because trapping is too
time consuming for them, and gassing is not totally
effective, and can only be used in certain locations,
and weather conditions. Not so with the Traditional
Molecatcher, these individuals are not fazed by many of
the jobs put before them. They are experts at mole
catching and are aware of all the associated problems.
be permitted to display the B.T.M.R. logo on their vehicles
( badge Issued with Membership cards), and will
be able to use the B.T.M.R. logo on their letter head
and any other promotional material..
and work requests received by BTMR will only be passed
on to fully paid up members of BTMR.
development of BTMR is expected to receive considerable
complimentary media coverage,
Traditional Molecatchers will benefit from the
reputation that membership of BTMR brings.
Details .... Click Here
"Long live the British Molecatcher"
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sites on the worldwide web and we thought they were
lovely pictures related to Moles.
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