Somerset & Glos badger culls are unlicenced & illegal.
Information on the seven new areas and authorisation letters for all ten areas can be found on this link.
Whilst you will find the licences for the seven new areas on that gov website link, what you won’t see is the licences for W.Gloucestershire or W.Somerset, both were granted in 2012
Gloucestershires was granted on 17th September 2012 and was valid until 30th November 2015:
W.Somerset licence was issued the following month on 4th October 2012 with the same end date of 30th November 2015
Of course Natural England can extend the licence for an extra period of time to cover this year, but they have issued no such extension.
We must assume until Natural England issue an extension or a new licence that all culling is unlawful, if you find a cage set to trap anywhere in the county of Gloucestershire or Somerset you must assume it is set to illegally trap badgers. Consider taking it into the police station and reporting the land owner. Better still, just trash it. The same goes for shooters, consider locking any gates with a shooter in the field and reporting immediately to the police. Unlawful badger culling is a serious criminal offence.