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Today pigeon racing is a sport for the whole family in a highly social environment. It combines animal husbandry with the natural desire for competition. Electronic Timing Systems and One Loft Races have brought this popular sport into the 21st Century. Find out more…

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BHW Show of the Year 2015

The BHW Show of the Year 2015 – the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in Great Britain – will take place at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend of Saturday/Sunday 17th/18th January. Admission is by ticket – cost £7 on Saturday and £6 on Sunday. Under-18′s will be admitted free. Supporting information for fanciers [...]

Liberations from Racecourses

Organisations looking to liberate from racecourses next season are asked to check the Racing Fixtures website for availability before putting their race programmes together. Please note that no liberations are permitted on race days from the following racecourses: Bath, Cheltenham, Chepstow, Exeter, Kelso, Uttoxeter & Wincanton. Liberations are permitted prior to 9.00am on race days from: [...]

One Loft Young Birds Race

There are still places available in the RPRA’s One Loft Young Birds Race for 2015. See this page of our dedicated One Loft website for further details and the application form.      

Avian Flu outbreak updates

Defra has confirmed a case of avian flu outbreak in a duck breeding farm in Yorkshire. Their statement on the news on 17th November was follows: “Defra has confirmed a case of avian flu outbreak in a duck breeding farm in Yorkshire with very low risk to human health and no risk to the food [...]