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One Loft Race 2017 – Final Race

The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The birds were liberated at 07.45am into a fresh west wind. Provisional result is as follows: The final results and a full report will appear on the One Loft website.  

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 4

The RPRA One Loft birds were liberated from Brawby Grange, North Yorkshire (162 miles, 1022 yards) at 07:45am this morning; no wind, cleared excellent. Videos of a walk round the trailer and the liberation are here. Over 400 birds were back by 11.15am. Provisional results are below, and Jeremy will upload the full result to […]

CLIC Sargent Pigeon Race for Young Lives

A race featuring birds from clubs across the UK will take place from Coutances in northern France this weekend – Saturday 2nd September – to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness month. The ‘Pigeon Race for Young Lives’ is a sponsored race offering an exciting opportunity to win prizes while raising money to help CLIC Sargent to […]

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 3

The RPRA One Loft Race young birds were liberated from Bubwith, North Yorkshire, at 0700 this morning, into blue sky with a moderate head wind; they cleared well online. (Distance: 137 miles 231 yards.) A video of the liberation is here. Over 600 of the 859 birds were back by 2.00pm, and the first arrivals are […]

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 2

The RPRA One Loft Race young birds were liberated from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, at 0900 this morning, into a brisk WSW wind. (Distance: 88 miles 338 yards.) 556 of the 919 birds were back by 11.30am, and the provisional result is below. Jeremy will upload the full result on the One Loft website in due course.    […]

Liberations near Airfields

Following the complaint that we received from the station at RAF Leeming in March, we have received a further complaint of airfields not being notified of liberations.  In accordance with RPRA Rules (Page 28 of the 2017 Rule Book), liberations within 13km of airports require notification to the aerodrome authority or air traffic controller at least […]

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 1

The RPRA One Loft Race young birds were liberated from Ashbourne, Derbyshire, at 0815 this morning, into a light NW wind and sunshine. (Distance: 70 miles 588 yards.) 855 of the 933 birds were home by 11.00am and the provisional result is below. Jeremy will upload the full result on the One Loft website in due […]

Liberation sites maps available

Updated versions of the UK and Continental liberation site maps (A3 size) may be purchased from The Reddings at a cost of £1 per map plus £1 postage for up to 4 maps. Please note that these are now separate maps, as opposed to the previous joint map. On the reverse of each is a […]

Young Fanciers needed for TV programme

ITV hit show Little Big Shots, hosted by Dawn French, is looking for pigeon fanciers aged 3 to 13 to appear on the show being filmed in October/November 2017.  The programme is not a competition, it’s simply a chance to showcase your skills and knowledge. Click on the image right for further details of how […]

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Latest

Keep up to date with the latest position on avian influenza at this page of the gov.uk website  Update 5th July 2017 The restrictions that were in place due to the outbreak of Avian Influenza in Diss, Norfolk have been removed today. This means that lofts located within the 10km zone around the outbreak are […]