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The premier organisation for pigeon racing in the UK

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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RPRA One Loft 2017 Young Birds Auction

The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Young Bird auction is now running on the dedicated auction website until Sunday 22nd October. Lots 001 to 100 – will finish at 6.00pm Lots 101 to 200 – will finish at 6.30pm Lots 201 to 300 – will finish at 7.00pm Lots 301 to 400 – will finish at 7.30pm […]

Pigeon racing fears in Taunton

RPRA member Michael Templeman fears his birds will be killed by peregrine falcons lured to nest on St Mary Magdalene Church in Taunton. Nesting boxes have been placed there to encourage a pair of falcons to return and breed. Michael has lost lots of birds to peregrines over the years. He said “If our birds […]

Racing success for Longshaw Junior School

Pigeon fancying is part of the school curriculum at Longshaw Junior School in Blackburn, and recently their birds took first place in Oswaldwistle Homing Society’s race from Tewkesbury. Seven-year-old Lawson Berry (above) and father Jonathan Berry, who is the deputy headmaster at the school, are two members of the team. Jonathan said: “Some competitors have 40 […]