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Family wanted for TV interview

We’re on the lookout for a family who would be interested in being interviewed about pigeon racing for a prime time TV show. If this is something you would like to be part of, or if you know anyone who fits the bill, please contact [email protected]     

RPRA One Loft 2018 Entries now open

Entries for the RPRA Young Birds One Loft Race 2018 are now open. Download a copy of the Rules and Entry Form. There is no limit to the number of applications you may make. The initial 10 pigeons on application will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis until 7th December 2017. Any further available […]

BHW Show of the Year 2018

Preparations are now well under way for the BHW Show of the Year 2018 which takes place in Blackpool over the weekend 20th-21st January. It is the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the UK annually, and an event that has something for everyone, whether you are a veteran flyer, new member, or just curious […]

RPRA Auction Website

Following the success of the One Loft auctions over the past two seasons, we are looking to open the RPRA auction website up to our members. We ran a successful trial auction for Alan Reed of Blackwood earlier this year, who said “It was brilliant, and the RPRA staff were very helpful.” If you have […]

GB 2018 Ring Orders

We are now taking pre-orders for GB 2018 rings. Order now to ensure you receive the rings you want on time – original or show racer rings. Either complete and send us a pre-order form, along with a cheque/postal order made payable to the RPRA, or call us on 01452 858243 (before 4pm) to pre-order over […]

Updated liberation site map

An up-to-date version of the UK liberation site map, showing major airports and sites with airfield restrictions, is available to download. Click on the image right to download the map in .pdf format.          

Southern Region Charity Show

The Southern Region Charity Show takes place at Hazlemere Community Centre on Saturday 25th November. Admission is £1.50, and children go free. Penning is from 8.30 am to 10 am, and entries cost £2 per bird (no duplications), to be received by Monday 13th November. All proceeds will be donated to Guide Dogs for the Blind […]

RPRA One Loft 2017 Young Birds Auction

The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Young Bird auction took place during October. Congratulations if you won one of the lots. A full list of the final results is below. Download: Auction 2017 results      

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 […]